News Releases

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

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

$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

Summer #DontTrashLISound Social Media Campaign Starts Aug. 3

August 3, 2020 — The summer campaign highlighting the problem of marine plastic debris is in its fourth year. Read More

LIS Coastal Bioblitz

June 15, 2020 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) and the Long Island Invasive Species Management Area (LIISMA) are partnering to host the first-ever Long Island Sound (LIS) Coastal Bioblitz, a two-week, semi-virtual event that encourages participants anywhere within Queens and the North Shore of Long Island to head outside to coastal habitats and help find and identify species using the citizen science app iNaturalist. Read More

Long Island Sound Study Launches Next Generation of Its Website

March 23, 2020 — The Long Island Sound Study has launched a new website design that will make it easier to communicate the efforts of the federal, state, and local partners to protect and restore the Long Island Sound, an estuary of national significance. Read More

Registration Now Open for Spring Workshop on Creating Successful Behavior Change Campaigns

February 21, 2020 — The April 28-29th workshop to learn how to develop effective environmental campaigns using Community-Based Social Marketing techniques was postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Long Island Sound Study is looking forward to rescheduling the event soon. Read More

$2.6 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

November 4, 2019 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New England and New York announced 35 grants totaling $2.6 million. Read More

Celebrate National Estuary Day in Oyster Bay

September 10, 2019 — On Saturday, September 14, 2019 the Long Island Sound Study (LISS), in partnership with The WaterFront Center, will host the 2nd annual Estuary Day in Oyster Bay, NY to kick-off National Estuary Week. Read More

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