Our webinars provide you with the unique opportunity to hear directly from the Save the Sound experts working in the field, while our environmental film discussions give you a chance to chat with our staff on environmental issues happening around the world.
“Protecting Your Region’s Forage Fish”
Hear from your Soundkeeper, Bill Lucey, on the management, restoration, and ecology that goes into protecting forage fish around Long Island Sound.
“Reducing Runoff, One Rain Garden at a Time”
Hear from our Mill River Watershed Coordinator, Nicole Davis, about what you can do to protect your clean water right from your backyard! With 16 rain gardens planted just in 2019, we’re tackling runoff one neighborhood at a time.
“Creating a Sewage-Free Long Island Sound”
Join our legal team as they discuss how they work with your watchdog on the water, Soundkeeper Bill Lucey, to track down and address sewage leaks in Long Island Sound! Our team merges water monitoring with legal expertise to protect your local streams and rivers from pollution.
“Shorter Name, Same Mission”
Hear from our President, Curt Johnson, and Director of Communications, Laura McMillan, about the factors that went into our decision to go from Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound to Save the Sound. We’ll be answering all of your questions in a discussion about the future of our organization.
“Climate Change in the 2020 Legislative Session”
Have lunch and hear from our Climate and Energy Attorney, Charles Rothenberger, about our priorities this legislative session to protect your clean air and combat climate change. From shared solar to electric vehicles and everything in between, we’re raising the bar on environmental protection.
“Reopening Rivers and Restoring Estuaries”
Our Director of Ecological Restoration, Gwen Macdonald, takes a break from being in the field to provide you with details on upcoming green infrastructure and river restoration projects. This exciting webinar will showcase the on-the-ground efforts to improve water quality and reduce sewer overflows in our urban waterways, restore fish and reconnect our rivers, all to improve the health of Long Island Sound.
“Restoring Sunken Meadow”
Join our Green Infrastructure Project Manager, Cary White, for a stunning and informative visual tour of the transformation at Sunken Meadow State Park on Long Island, our largest ecological restoration project to date.
“The Impact of Plastic Pollution on Long Island Sound”
Save the Sound President, Curt Johnson, discusses a few of the ways that plastic moves through our waterways to Long Island Sound, the harm it does when it gets there, and how you can work with us to stop it!
“Long Island Sound Beach Report”
Save the Sound Director, Tracy Brown, discusses some of the findings of our 1st Long Island Sound Beach Report which grades 204 swimming beaches across the Sound. Our report offers detailed steps local communities and residents can take to improve their water quality, as well as action Save the Sound is already taking.
Previous Film Discussions
“Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change”
Save the Sound board member Dawn Henry, climate and energy attorney Charles Rothenberger, climate advocate Melissa Schlag, and co-director of Sunrise Connecticut Sena Wazer participate in a live Q&A and panel discussion with Save the Sound staff as we talk about “Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change,” a 10-minute film that discusses the psychology behind climate change and why people are often hesitant to think about it.
“Agua de El Yunque”
Our climate advocate, Ecological Restoration Project Manager, Watersheds Coordinator, and Long Island Soundkeeper participate in a live Q&A and panel discussion with Save the Sound staff as we talk about “Aqua de El Yunque,” a 16-minute documentary that follows the path of water from the rainforests of Puerto Rico’s El Yunque National Forest to the Coastal communities.
Our President Curt Johnson, Director of Ecological Restoration Gwen Macdonald, and Climate Advocate Melissa Schlag participate in a conversation about “Blueback,” a 10-minute documentary about fish restoration that touches on climate change, justice, and the power of people and community. Hear what they had to say and how this film ties in with our work to fight climate change and free your waters for local fish populations throughout the Long Island Sound region.