News Releases

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

Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions in Long Island this March

February 18, 2014 — Upcoming Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions will teach volunteers how to conduct alewife monitoring in Long Island. Read More

NY Sea Grant Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers

February 14, 2014 — NY Sea Grant is accepting applications for mentor teachers for this year’s Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program in New York. Applications are due on March 3, 2014. Read More

Survey Finds that Eelgrass in LIS is Increasing

December 12, 2013 — Eelgrass, an underwater plant that forms meadows that are ecologically important for fish and shellfish, increased by 4.5 percent in Long Island Sound, from 2009 to 2012. Read More

LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research

December 9, 2013 — A new book provides the most comprehensive review and synthesis of scientific research of the Long Island Sound in 35 years. Read More

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