25 Years for the Sound: 2016 LIS Citizens Summit Recap

The focus of the 25th anniversary of the Long Island Sound Citizens Summit—was citizens who are taking action to protect the Sound.

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Art (and you!) can Save Oswegatchie Hills

A traveling display put on by the founders of the Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition shows why East Lyme’s Oswegatchie Hills and the Niantic River need to be protected and preserved.

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Sunken Meadow Restoration Saga Continues

Sunken Meadow planting is latest step in $2.5 million restoration and resiliency effort

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Hard Work Pays Off at Hyde Pond

Volunteers came together in this family-friendly event to restore the stream bank along Whitford Brook in Mystic, CT.

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High Praise for Hyde Pond

On Saturday, May 7, Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, hosted a celebration and volunteer event at the site of the former Hyde Pond Dam. Project leads, neighbors, about 30 volunteers joined forces to plant native vegetation along Whitford Brook where a barrier blocked water flow and fish passage for up to 350 years.

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How Can a River be Transformed in Just 3 Minutes?

For the first time in over 350 years, Whitford Brook flows free! Save the Sound, supported by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Patagonia, championed the effort to remove Hyde Pond dam in Mystic, CT. The entire dam removal process was captured on camera and transformed into a time lapse video.

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Pipeline Puts Drinking Water Lands in Peril

CFE/Save the Sound Board members Barbara David and Sara Bronin hosted a gathering at the Town and County Club in Hartford to build connections among concerned residents and environmental advocates opposing a pipeline route through watershed lands.

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Recapping our 2015 Annual Meeting

We celebrated our annual meeting at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with inspiring presentations from sustainable community advocates, awards given to activists of all ages for their environmental work in the region, and the bittersweet goodbye to an outgoing board president and welcome of a new one.

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