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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If you want to know what saving the Sound looks like, take a glance in the mirror. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you have done something this year to preserve, restore, and transform the Long Island Sound region. And for that, we thank you. Saving the Sound happens through so many beneficial acts, and […]

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Two Weeks Noted: What I Learned in My Short Time at Save the Sound

By Charlie Wortman I am a senior at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT. Every senior at my school is required to complete an internship or project in the month of May, after final exams are completed. I am hoping to pursue some sort of Earth Science concentration at Brown University, which made […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Momentum for Plum Island preservation grows as Rep. LaLota introduces National Monument legislation

Southold, NY—Congressman Nicholas LaLota (NY-1) introduced legislation last week that aims to protect Plum Island permanently by declaring it a National Monument, a status that can be conferred either by Congress or by the President under the 1906 Antiquities Act. John Turner, spokesperson for the Preserve Plum Island Coalition, said, “The Preserve Plum Island Coalition […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Plum Island one step closer to permanent preservation, thanks to federal omnibus legislation

Southold, NY—Plum Island is one step closer to permanent preservation, thanks to reporting language in the recently approved federal omnibus funding package. The explanatory statement expresses “support for the permanent conservation of Plum Island for the protection in perpetuity of its natural and cultural resources” and calls for a joint briefing to Congressional committees by […]

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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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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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Press Release: Senator Blumenthal Urges President to Preserve Plum Island

Senator Murphy Visits Plum, Pushes for Preservation Southold, NY—Both of Connecticut’s U.S. Senators this week threw their support behind the preservation of Plum Island. Senator Richard Blumenthal wrote to the White House, urging President Biden’s “strong support in the preservation and conservation of Plum Island.” The senator argued that naming Plum Island a National Monument […]

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