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Upcoming Opportunities: LISS seeks interns and fellows for 2021

February 23, 2021 — Long Island Sound Study partners are looking for interns and fellows to work in research, communications, and education for 2021. Read More

Sound Matters Winter 2021

February 17, 2021 — Read the Winter 2021 issue of Sound Matters. Download the Winter 2021 issue as a PDF here. Read More

Alewives in the Peconic River. Photo by: Bryan Young

15 Years of River Herring Volunteer Monitoring in Long Island Continues into 2021

February 16, 2021 — The Annual River Herring and American Eel Volunteer Survey continues in 2021, with virtual trainings coming in late February and early March. Read More

An eelgrass bed off of Fishers Island, N.Y. Photo: CCE Suffolk County Marine Program.

Eight Ecological Research Projects Seek to Inform Better Management of Long Island Sound

February 16, 2021 — Eight research projects have been awarded more than $2.8 million in federal funding through the Long Island Sound Study Research Grant Program. Read More

Black Sea Bass Populations Increasing Rapidly in the Sound

February 8, 2021 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) tracks a set of Ecosystem Indicators to measure the health of the Long Island… Read More

Hypoxic Area is Down, Continuing Positive Trend

February 8, 2021 — Despite the pandemic, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Interstate Environmental Commission completed their 30th consecutive… Read More

CCMP Implementation Actions 2020-2024 Update

January 21, 2021 — This update contains new and revised Implementation Actions (IAs) for the 2020-2024 planning cycle of the Long Island Sound CCMP. Read More

Futures Fund Marks 15 Years of Successful Grantmaking to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound

January 5, 2021 — What program has helped to add 105 river miles for fish passage, restore 773 acres of critical fish and wildlife… Read More

Long Island Sound Futures Fund: 15 Years of Conservation Success

January 5, 2021 — The report, published by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, highlights the grant program that is used by local NGOs,… Read More

$3.8 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 7, 2020 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New England and New York announced 38 grants totaling $3.8 million to local government, nongovernmental organizations, and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Read More

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