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35 Volunteers Help Kick Off Campaign with Beach Cleanup

August 10, 2019 — They collected 100 pounds of of litter – everything from deflated Mylar balloons and monofilament fishing line to plastic bottles, Styrofoam cups, straws, cigarette butts and lots of bottle caps. Read More

Third year of #DontTrashLISound campaign brings in new partners to expand outreach

August 6, 2019 — Beach cleanups in New Haven and Stamford help kickoff LISS;s #DontTrashLISound social media campaign. Read More

A photo of a striped seafloor robin which was documented in the Long Island Sound seafloor mapping project

Long Island Sound Seafloor Habitats Mapping Website Available to Public

April 22, 2019 — On Earth Day, EPA, LISS, and UConn's Department of Marine Sciences announced the publication of the Long Island Sound Habitat Mapping Initiative website. Read More

Over $1.5 Million Funds Four Long Island Sound Research Projects

February 11, 2019 — 2019 LISS Research Grants- Over $1.5 million in funding has been awarded for four research projects. Read More

Volunteers Needed: River Herring Monitor Training

February 7, 2019 — Volunteers are needed to watch for spawning river herring in New York. Please join us for training sessions in March! Read More

$2.57 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 4, 2018 — Top federal and state environmental officials announced 36 grants totaling $2.57 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Read More

Clean-up starts campaign to break single-use plastic habit

August 2, 2018 — LISS launches #DontTrashLISound social media campaign. Read More

$2.04 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 4, 2017 — $1.05 million awarded to support 15 projects benefiting New York. Read More

$1.29 Million Awarded in Grants to Improve the Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound

November 16, 2017 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New England announced 20 grants totaling $1.29 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Read More

Sea Grant Awards Three Research Grants Under the Long Island Sound Study

April 14, 2017 — The CT and NY Sea Grant programs have awarded more than $676,000 in Long Island Sound Study research grants to look into some of the most serious threats to the ecological health of Long Island Sound Read More

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