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10 CT, NY Schools Chosen for Launch of LIS Schools Network

January 18, 2024 — GROTON, CT (January 16, 2024) – Elementary, middle and high school students, teachers and the communities of 10 public schools… Read More

Enjoy Winter Bird Watching at CT’s Largest Coastal Wildlife Area

January 16, 2024 — On January 27, don your hat and gloves and join us for a morning of bird-watching! Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center… Read More

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$12 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Environment of Long Island Sound

December 4, 2023 — Contact:  Kristen Peterson, for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), 410-353-3582, [email protected] Mikayla Rumph, U.S. EPA Region 1 (New England),… Read More

Sound Matters Fall 2023 Issue

November 16, 2023 — Read the Fall 2023 issue of Sound Matters, the newsletter of the Long Island Sound Study. PDF version available here. This… Read More

New Boat Will Help Expand LIS Research and Monitoring Efforts

November 14, 2023 — CT DEEP will acquire a new research vessel to use alongside the RV John Dempsey. The vessel will collect data… Read More

Open Space Acquisitions Will Improve Health of Coastal Waters and Protect Wildlife

November 14, 2023 — NYSDEC will acquire three new properties in Suffolk County within the Long Island Sound watershed, expanding existing habitat conservation areas.… Read More

New Septic Systems to Reduce Nitrogen Pollution into Long Island Sound

November 14, 2023 — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has received an initial grant of $2.25 million through the federal Bipartisan… Read More

In 2014 and 2015, LIS Futures Fund grants supported a project to install bioswales to reduce stormwater pollution in New Haven, including in underserved communities. Turn to page 2 to learn how BIL funds are establishing a new LISS grant program dedicated to underserved and overburdened communities.

LIS Community Impact Fund Creates New Opportunities to Benefit Underserved Communities

November 14, 2023 — In 2022, the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) launched a multi-million-dollar program to address environmental justice concerns impacting underserved communities… Read More

cover image of the Messaging and Forecasting Hypoxia for Long Island Sound Workshop Proceedings report. The workshop was held May 23, 2023

Messaging and Forecasting Hypoxia for Long Island Sound: Workshop Proceedings

October 27, 2023 — On May 23, 2023, the EPA Office of Research and Development with the EPA Region 2 office held a workshop… Read More

New Haven lighthouse at Lighthouse Point Park. Photo by Jon Bilous from Getty images via

Restore America’s Estuaries Announces RFA for the Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund

October 12, 2023 — Up to $1.5 million available to build capacity in under-resourced Connecticut and New York communities to help protect and restore… Read More

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