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Can Slipper Snails and Sea Squirts Reveal Levels of Microplastic Pollution in the Sound?

December 20, 2021 — New University of Connecticut Study investigates if two commonly found filter feeders┬ácan be used to track the amount of microplastics in Long Island Sound. Read More

With Fish Ladders in Place, Scientists Turn Their Attention Towards Alewife Out-Migration Patterns

December 20, 2021 — The study will monitor the ability of juvenile alewives to leave Connecticut riverways and successfully reach the Long Island Sound   … Read More

New York Sea Grant Expands Long Island Sound Study Outreach Programs in New York City/ Western Basin

December 7, 2021 — NYSG/LISS Partnership spans over 30 years Contacts: Lillit (Lilli) Genovesi, Long Island Sound Outreach Coordinator, NYC, E: [email protected]   Robert… Read More

NFWF and Partners Announce $5.4 Million in Grants to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 6, 2021 — Contact Information:  Kristen Peterson, for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), 410-353-3582, [email protected] Mikayla Rumph, US EPA Region 1 (New… Read More

Partnering Agencies and NGOs Join Effort to Restore the Great Meadows Marsh. Find Out How You Can Get Involved Too!

October 25, 2021 — Soil and invasive plants will be removed, and volunteers will be enlisted to help plant the endangered Marsh Pink wildflower. … Read More

Fifth year of #DontTrashLISound Campaign Challenges People to “#DoOneThing”

August 16, 2021 — Aug. 10, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judy Benson, CTSG Communications Coordinator, [email protected] Groton, CT (Aug. 10, 2021) – The… Read More

2021 Work Plan

August 4, 2021 — Each year the Long Island Sound Study develops a Work Plan as part of the National Estuary Program that outlines… Read More

Five-Year Progress Report for the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (2015-2019)

June 24, 2021 — Returning the Urban Sea to Abundance summarizes the progress made from 2015-2019 in restoring the health of Long Island Sound. Read More

Sound Matters Spring 2021

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

Top LIS Scientists Retire from the Science and Technical Advisory Committee

June 16, 2021 — Two Long Island Sound scientists with international reputations in their fields have retired from the Long Island Sound Study committee… Read More

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