Would you like to be a Coastal Cleanup Captain?

Attention bird loves, nature lovers, students and responsible citizens: Save the Sound is looking for volunteers to serve as Cleanup Captains in the upcoming International Coastal Cleanup 2016.

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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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Volunteer to test water quality

Volunteers are needed! Become a citizen scientist and be empowered to get into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish. Use these instructions for more information if you are interested in volunteering. If you live near southern Westchester County, Little Neck Bay or Greenwich we need your help. After […]

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HUGE Turnout for Pond Lily Planting

On April 9, between 150 and 200 volunteers came together with Senator Blumenthal, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, state Rep. Pat Dillon, and other agencies and officials to plant native shrubs and shoots along the bank of the West River in New Haven.

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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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A Time to Be Grateful: A Healthy Sound for 2016

This is the eighth and final installment in our “A Time to Be Grateful” series. See all the posts here. The Sound is crying for New Year Action As you make your New Year’s resolutions, there are many ways you can help Long Island Sound. And for that, we are grateful. 2016 New Year’s Resolutions for […]

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