Sound Spotlight

Save the Sound and NYS Parks Complete Transformational Project at Sunken Meadow State Park

February 24, 2020 — Save the Sound and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (NYS Parks) have completed the final phase of improvements designed to restore and protect 135 acres of salt marsh in Sunken Meadow State Park. Read More

Tracking Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Long Island Sound – A Story Map

February 17, 2020 — Throughout most of the year wind and tidal mixing bring much needed dissolved oxygen to the Sound’s bottom waters. However,… Read More

Upland Farm Sanctuary Wastewater Wetland

February 10, 2020 — Building a Wetland to Capture Nitrogen and Improve Water Quality A nitrogen-reducing wetland has replaced decades-old cesspools at the office… Read More

The Sidewalk Gardens That are Making Water Cleaner in New Haven

November 20, 2019 — It looks like a flowerbed with attractive iron post fencing, but these 15- by 5-foot “bioswales” that are popping up… Read More

The Sparrow That Acts as an Early Warning Signal

November 20, 2019 — The saltmarsh sparrow faces many threats to its survival. Development along the coast has replaced much of its tidal habitat.… Read More

Creating Living Shorelines

November 20, 2019 — They look like strange objects from another planet. But the dome-shaped structures that were placed in the muddy waters off… Read More

Jeremy River Paper Dam Removal

November 12, 2019 — A privately-owned dam that once powered a paper mill was removed from the Jeremy River in Connecticut – and for… Read More

Sunken Meadow State Park Restoration

November 12, 2019 — In 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused devastation throughout much of the mid-Atlantic seaboard of the United States. Despite all of Hurricane… Read More

Phosphorus and Estuaries

October 24, 2018 — This article originally appeared in the September 2018 issue of Interstate Waters, a magazine published by the New England Interstate… Read More

10-Year Climate Ready Accomplishments in Long Island Sound

May 16, 2018 — The timeline highlights LISS's accomplishments in its Sentinel Monitoring and Climate Change Program from 2008-2018. Read More

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