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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

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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

Annual Anti-trash Campaign Targets Long Wharf Area of New Haven for Cleanup

August 7, 2023 — More information: Judy Benson, CT Sea Grant communications coordinator, [email protected], (860) 287-6426 Melissa Pappas, Save the Sound ecological communications specialist,… Read More

Nine research projects focus on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches

March 2, 2023 — Long Island Sound water quality, salt marsh and public beach characteristics will be examined by marine and social scientists in nine research projects awarded funding by the Connecticut and New York Sea Grant programs (CTSG and NYSG respectively) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound Study (LISS) Research Grant Program. Read More

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

December 12, 2022 — NEW YORK (December 12, 2022) – Today, top federal and state environmental agencies and officials from New England and New York, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), announced 41 grants totaling $10.3 million to organizations and local governments to improve the environment of Long Island Sound. 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

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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 Sustainable and Resilient Communities initiative

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

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