Press Release: Dam Removal Report Illuminates the Effects of Stream Barriers

The Long Island Sound River Restoration Network (RRN), a network of Connecticut and New York-based organizations dedicated to the restoration and health of the region’s rivers, has released their Dam Removal Report. The report summarizes the benefits of removing dams to restore free-flowing rivers in the Long Island Sound watershed and showcases a dam removal […]

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Climate Explained: Insects & Human Health

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s explore what climate change means for human health in the Long Island Sound region and beyond.  This article is written by Kaleigh […]

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Climate Explained: Impacts on Wildlife

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s explore what climate change means for wildlife in the Long Island Sound region.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy […]

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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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Celebrating and Restoring Our Wetlands

Marsh. Bog. Swamp. Fen. May is American Wetlands Month, a time to recognize these incredibly productive and diverse ecosystems. Across the Long Island Sound region, wetlands perform vital functions that serve the ecosystem and people. Coastal marshes protect our communities from storm damage by dispersing wave energy and storm surge, and serve as nurseries for […]

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Press Release: Living Shoreline Project in Queens Receives $2.38 Million from National Coastal Resiliency Fund

Westchester County, NY – Save the Sound has been awarded $2.38 million to support the restoration of an eroding coastline in Queens, NY through the National Coastal Resiliency Fund administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The funds will support the construction of a living shoreline […]

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Young Medical Professional Commits Herself to Sustainability and Health Equity

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Miah Crossen, 24, received her Bachelor of Arts […]

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September Lands Update: Celebrate Your Success on Land Conservation

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Protected Lands. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Climate & Resiliency, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions Deer Lake a done deal! Deer Lake was sparkling and so were the smiles on the faces of those who gathered on […]

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