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Long Island Sound Study Celebrates “Women in Science” for Women’s History Month

March 15, 2024 — In March 1987, Congress established Women’s History Month to honor the contributions of women throughout American history. Contributions from women in the Long Island Sound Study program include water monitoring, research, education, conservation, and restoration efforts throughout the Sound. Read More

Long Island Sound Study Launches New Resilience Resource Hub Website

February 29, 2024 — For Immediate Release: February 28, 2024 Contacts: Judy Benson, CT Sea Grant communications coordinator: [email protected] C. Focazio, NY Sea Grant… Read More

A middle-aged white women poses against a fence and smiles in a selfie taken next to a large pink flower.

A Lifelong Steward of the Environment, Lynn Dwyer Says Farewell, Retiring After 20 Years Directing the Long Island Sound Futures Fund Program

February 23, 2024 — Lynn Dwyer has had a long career in conservation. Over 26 years to be exact, most of which were spent… Read More

Sound Matters Winter 2024 Issue

February 23, 2024 — Read the Winter 2024 issue of Sound Matters, the newsletter of the Long Island Sound Study. PDF version available here. This… Read More

An angler fishing on North Cove in Old Saybrook, CT. Turn to page 2 to learn how BIL funds will be used to reach out to non-English speakers for the state's annual angler survey.

CT DEEP Makes Progress Hiring Bilingual Staff to Administer Angler Survey

February 22, 2024 — CT DEEP works to address data gaps in Connecticut’s annual angler survey caused by language barriers between anglers and surveyors.… Read More

Strong Pond Dam Demolished, Reopens 10 Miles of Fish Passage to Norwalk River, Restoration Efforts Continue

February 15, 2024 — In September 2023, CT DEEP and partners removed Dana Dam, also known as Strong Dam, from the Norwalk River located… Read More

Research Looks at Climate Change’s Influence on the Sound’s Fish Populations

February 15, 2024 — Robyn Linner poses with an Atlantic cod, a cold water-adapted species, while participating in the fisheries survey that she ran for the first 4 years of her PhD program in the Gulf of Maine. Photo courtesy of Linner. Read More

Palaeoecological Study Goes Back in Time to Assess Water Quality Progress in the Sound

February 15, 2024 — By Juanita Asapokhai Something Is in the Water At the turn of the 21st century, resource managers were extremely concerned… Read More

Long Island Sound Futures Fund Looks to Award $12 Million in Grants in 2024

February 2, 2024 — RFP Expected in March; Plan Now to Take Advantage of Workshops, 1-on-1 Sessions, and Grant Writing Opportunities A total of… Read More

Proposals Sought for LISS Research Grant Program

January 29, 2024 — The Connecticut and New York Sea Grant Programs announced on January 29 a request for preliminary proposals for the Long… Read More

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