Habitats

Changes in Forest Cover in CT & NY

June 6, 2012 — Forested Coastal Area Year Sq.¬† Mi. 1985 393.2 1990 381.5 1995 373.4 2002 361.2 2006 356.8 ¬†Forested Area in CT… Read More

Eelgrass Abundance

July 22, 2010 — Eelgrass is a rooted underwater grass that grows along the coast, serving as an important habitat for fish and source of food for many migratory birds. It is sensitive to declines in water and sediment quality, so serves as an indicator for overall health of the aquatic environment. Read More

Coastal Habitat Acres Restored

July 22, 2010 — In 1998, the Long Island Sound Study adopted a goal of restoring 2000 acres of coastal habitats, including dunes, tidal wetlands, forests, salt marsh wetlands, and submerged aquatic vegetation. This indicator tracks management progress towards achievement of the goal. Read More

River Miles Restored

June 25, 2010 — In 2006, the Long Island Sound Study adopted a goal of restoring 143 miles of riverine migratory corridors for anadromous fish by the year 2011. This indicator tracks management progress towards achievement of this goal. Read More

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