News Releases

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

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects To Improve Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound

November 14, 2016 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New York and Connecticut announced 25 grants totaling $1.3 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Read More

New Study Documents Wetland Loss along Long Island Sound

March 31, 2016 — Nearly a third of the wetlands along Long Island Sound have disappeared since the 1880s, representing a serious loss of this vital resource for coastal communities and for fish and wildlife. Read More

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects To Improve Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound

November 12, 2015 — Federal and state environmental officials announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Read More

EPA and Partners Release New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound

October 22, 2015 — The Long Island Sound Study has released a new Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for restoring and protecting the Long Island Sound, setting 20 ambitious targets to be achieved by 2035. Read More

Sea Grant Programs and US EPA Long Island Sound Study Award $843,424 for Long Island Sound Research

April 1, 2015 — The researchers will examine nutrient cycling and the impacts of nitrogen pollution on water quality in Long Island Sound. Read More

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

November 18, 2014 — Top federal and state environmental officials today announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups. Read More

Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound

October 9, 2014 — For the second summer in a row, concentrations of dissolved oxygen in Long Island Sound are higher than the long-term average. Read More

Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound

September 8, 2014 — The draft Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Update reflects the changing needs of communities, incorporates scientific and technological advances, and addresses new environmental challenges. Read More

Volunteer Stewardship Days this July

June 19, 2014 — Help restore and protect the Sound this summer by attending one or all of our upcoming volunteer Stewardship Days. Read More

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