Organized by Peter Spain, Ash Creek Conservation Association (ACCA) and Save the Sound, the 1st Annual Black Rock Harbor Water Quality Summit was held with a packed house at the Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture School in Bridgeport, Connecticut on February 26, 2020. The summit gathered area residents, local officials and water quality experts to discuss the current conditions and future improvements in Black Rock Harbor and Bridgeport’s progress in addressing municipal sewage overflows and stormwater mitigation.
On the cold, crisp early morning of November 14, 2019, participants in the Unified Water Study (UWS) began to arrive at Earthplace in Westport, CT, ready to drop off their scientific equipment and close out the 2019 monitoring season. Sixty-two attendees representing twenty-two monitoring groups and key study partners gathered for the 2019 UWS Summit, […]
Local governments from Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey are independently building opportunities to switch to clean energy: New York is one of the most active community solar markets in the country, with plans to stimulate another 1,000 MW in the near future Meanwhile Connecticut and New Jersey have launched community solar pilot programs–but they still […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2018 Envision Plum Island: Process to plan island’s future begins Business leaders, government, environmental groups, and other stakeholders begin process of envisioning next steps for Plum Island to find consensus as the federal government prepares it for sale Riverhead, New York – Save the Sound and The Nature Conservancy launched […]
It’s back to school season for Long Island Sound. Anybody who went to school understands a report card. Imagine scientific data galvanizing communities to protect their local waters? Or inspiring elected officials to fund local environmental improvements, and stimulating engineers to devise ways to reduce pollution? The Long Island Sound Report Card aims to do just that […]
Celebrating 40 Years at the Annual Meeting on October 14! The 2018 CFE/Save the Sound Annual Meeting will be a special one this year. Join us as we celebrate 40 years of environmental activism, cleaning up and protecting your land, air, and water for future generations. The 2018 special guest will be Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, […]
Join us on December 3, 2017 for a charitable whiskey tasting hosted by Madison Wine Exchange! Come sample 40+ whiskeys, from single malt Scotch to blended Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye, and enjoy BBQ from House of Bones! Ticketed designated drivers will be admitted free to enjoy complimentary food and soft drinks. Tickets are $45, with […]
Bill Lucey, Long Island Sound’s new Soundkeeper, has hit the water!