News Releases

CT DEEP Acquires 155 Acres of Open Space in Towns of Clinton and Westbrook

October 29, 2013 — Purchase, with funding assistance from the Long Island Sound Study, helps to conserve an ecologically important area. Read More

$1.29 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

October 24, 2013 — The grants are part of the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, a program started by the Long Island Sound Study and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Read More

Thousands to Toast the Coast Nationwide Sept. 28, 2013

September 16, 2013 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS), part of EPA’s National Estuary Program, is asking residents of Long Island Sound to join in a nationwide “Toast the Coast” on Sept. 28 in celebration of the 25th annual National Estuaries Day. Read More

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

April 1, 2013 — 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 April 30, 2013. Read More

Long Island Sound Study to Investigate Climate-Related Risks to Natural Resources

December 14, 2012 — New Climate Change Initiative Announced: The LISS-funded project investigates climate change impacts on key wildlife and ecosystem resources in Long Island Sound. Read More

$1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

September 24, 2012 — More than $700,000 granted to support projects in Connecticut Read More

New York Kicks-Off Multi-Year Seafloor Mapping Project of Long Island Sound

August 10, 2012 — The Stony Brook University Research Vessel Seawolf is being used to gather information and data on the Sound's seafloor to help guide decisions about the uses of the Sound. Read More

NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson to Begin New Seafloor Mapping Project of Long Island Sound this Summer

July 9, 2012 — Seafloor mapping project begins in Long Island Sound Read More

Long Beach West Restoration Team Receives National Award for Outstanding Coastal Protection

June 4, 2012 — The project reestablished 35 acres of beach to its natural state for the benefit of people and wildlife. Read More

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