News Releases

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

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

Join the Long Island Coastal Bioblitz

June 15, 2021 — CONTACT: Emily HallConservation Policy AdvocateSeatuck Environmental [email protected](631) 581-6908 Islip, NY (June 15, 2021)- The Long Island Coastal Bioblitz is an… Read More

Long Island Sound Water Quality Improving in Response to Significant Reductions in Nitrogen Pollution

May 26, 2021 — EPA officials are highlighting water quality improvements in Long Island Sound resulting from almost 50 million pounds of nitrogen pollution kept out of the Sound each year. Read More

Cedar Beach, Mount Sinai NY, at sunset.

Earth Day Events Around the Sound

April 21, 2021 — Here is how partners across the Sound are celebrating the 51st Earth Day! Read More

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

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