2023 Year in Review

As we bid farewell to another impactful year, we extend our deepest gratitude to every one of you—our invaluable members, supporters, advocates, and volunteers. Your commitment to the well-being of our environment has been the driving force behind our successes. Whether it was picking up beach litter, signing petitions for land restoration or climate action, […]

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Press Release: 300 Miles Paddled and Over $5,000 Raised to Benefit the Health of Long Island Sound

NEW HAVEN, Conn. and LARCHMONT, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2023) — Clean water supporters used kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes over the course of nine days to raise funds and awareness for environmental protection in the Long Island Sound region. The eighth annual Paddle for the Sound fundraiser was, for the fourth time, a virtual sporting event that brought together athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, […]

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Meet Our 2023 Interns and Seasonal Hires

Every year, we welcome a new group of interns and seasonal hires, all of whom are as excited to work to protect the environment around the Long Island Sound region as we are to have them. We are happy to introduce this summer’s newest team members, and to allow you to get to know a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Paddle for the Sound Event to Benefit the Health of Long Island Sound

Environmental advocates and nature enthusiasts will kayak, paddleboard, or canoe to raise funds and awareness  NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Save the Sound is back for its eighth year of Paddle for the Sound! For nine days, this annual Paddle for the Sound fundraiser will virtually bring together athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, and activists for either a […]

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2022 Year in Review: Landmarks

Our 50th year has been a momentous one at Save the Sound! We marked not only that anniversary, but also the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the 35th of the Soundkeeper program, and the 20th of our CT Cleanups. In October, longtime Board member Barbara David retired from our Board and Curt Johnson […]

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2022 Long Island Sound Report Card is Out

WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEVELING OFF, RISING WATER TEMPS RAISE CONCERN Modest Signs of Improvement in NYC, Even as Many Area Bays Struggle LARCHMONT, New York/NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — November 17, 2022 – Regional nonprofit environmental organization Save the Sound released the findings of its 2022 Long Island Sound Report Card on November 17. The biennial […]

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Save the Sound’s Annual Meeting 2022 Recap

Couldn’t make this year’s Annual Meeting? Read on for this year’s highlights. For the first time since 2019, we invited Save the Sound members to gather together in-person to commemorate the successes of the past year and look forward to the goals of the coming one. Whether you missed the Annual Meeting, or attended and […]

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Curt’s Thank-You: 5 Years as Your Save the Sound President

Dear friends, The time has come! Today is my last day as president of Save the Sound. Tomorrow, October 1, our Vice President of Programs Leah Lopez Schmalz will succeed me. As I shared in June, when we first announced this transition, Leah was the unanimous choice of our Board to lead Save the Sound […]

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