News Releases

$10.3 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 12, 2022 — Contact:  Kristen Peterson, for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), 410-353-3582, [email protected] Stephen McBay, US EPA Region 2, 212-637-3672, [email protected]Read More

Grant Writing Support Now Available for Sustainable and Resilience-Focused Projects

November 23, 2022 — Contact: Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professionals, [email protected] Nov. 23, 2022 – With funding through the Long Island Sound Study… Read More

Screen capture of a map showcasing upcoming events in Long Island and Connecticut

View Map of Events for Celebrating National Estuaries Week

September 16, 2022 — Local estuary programs partner for their 5th annual celebration of estuaries-the special places where rivers meet the sea. Estuaries are… Read More

New Sea Grant Specialists in NY and CT Help Expand LI Sound Study’s Basin-wide Sound Efforts
Long Island Sound Study – Press Release

March 30, 2022 — A handful of new Sea Grant specialists — in both New York and Connecticut — help expand Long Island Sound… Read More

The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program is BACK

March 11, 2022 — The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program is back and accepting applications from teachers and educators interested in leading workshops in Fall 2022! 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

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

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