Miscellaneous Reports

Science Needs Comprehensive Summary

March 26, 2020 — The Science Needs Document is a comprehensive summary of the science support needed to meet the management goals of the… Read More

Addressing GAO’s Recommendations: LISS Performance Reporting and Cost Estimating

November 8, 2019 — In 2018, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report titled Long Island Sound Restoration: Improved Reporting and Cost… Read More

Coastal Vulnerability Assessment Outreach Report

September 19, 2019 — The outreach was conducted in order to obtain and summarize feedback from local experts on the scoping reports that had been developed on climate change vulnerabilities for the EPA’s National Estuary Programs in the northeast. Read More

2017 Eelgrass Survey

March 27, 2019 — The US Fish and Wildlife Service, with the University of Rhode Island,  has released a report on a 2017 survey… Read More

2017 Eelgrass Survey

August 3, 2018 — Tier 1 2017 Mapping of Zostera marina in Long Island Sound and Change Analysis Read More

2015 CCMP Implementation Tracking Report

February 2, 2018 — This report summarizes the continuing work of the LISS Management Conference partners in carrying out the CCMP. The LISS Management… Read More

Detecting Climate Change in Long Island Sound

April 12, 2016 — From Executive Summary The adaptive management of the resources of Long Island Sound (LIS) requires on-going observations to characterize the… Read More

Nitrogen Strategy

February 8, 2016 — EPA is proposing a strategy  to aggressively continue progress on nitrogen reductions, in parallel with the States’ continued implementation of… Read More

2015 Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

September 16, 2015 — The 2015 Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan, developed by the Long Island Sound Study, establishes goals and ecosystem targets to restore and protect Long Island Sound. Read More

CCMP Implementation Actions (Supplemental Documents)

September 2, 2015 — Clean Waters and Healthy Watersheds Thriving Habitats and Abundant Wildlife Sustainable and Resilient Communities Sound Science and Inclusive Management Read More

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