Sound Spotlight

Long Beach West Dune and Beach

October 9, 2012 — Removal of abandoned structures and 35 acres of beach and dune habitat successfully restored along Long Beach West. Read More

Innovative Ways to Improve Water Quality

August 16, 2011 — Traditional methods to reduce nutrients in the Sound include upgrading sewage  treatment plants to eliminate reactive nitrogen in sewage and… Read More

Winter Birds and Climate Change

December 28, 2010 — View pdf documents to read Audubon fact sheets on how climate change is affecting winter bird populations in Connecticut and… Read More

Birds of Long Island Sound

December 28, 2010 — A checklist of birds of Long Island Sound (inhabiting watershed areas of Long Island Sound within New York and Connecticut). Read More

Project Limulus (Horseshoe Crab Monitoring)

April 19, 2010 — Horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus), described as “living fossils,” are actually more closely related to spiders than crabs. Although they have… Read More

Concrete Plant Park

April 19, 2010 — The Bronx River has been the site of multiple restoration projects in recent years, including the 7-acre Concrete Plant Park,… Read More

The Saugatuck River Watershed Partnership

April 19, 2010 — The Saugatuck River WATERSHED includes some of the most beautiful land in the Sound’s watershed. But even here, where more… Read More

Branford River Fishway

April 19, 2010 — Every spring, fish such as alewife migrate from the salt waters of the Sound to freshwater rivers, streams, ponds, and… Read More

No Discharge Areas

April 19, 2010 — In 2006, Connecticut took major strides toward banning sewage discharged from boats. The State received approval from the EPA for… Read More

Rocking the Boat in the Bronx

April 1, 2010 — In 2007 and 2008, the Futures Fund awarded seven large grants of up to $35,000 and 20 small grants of… Read More

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