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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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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August Lands Update: Land, Ho! We’re Saving the Sound by Land and by Sea

Your Weekly Digest of Save the Sound’s Action 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 Sailing Forward on Plum Island It’s an exciting time for all those who love […]

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2021 in Their Own Words: Save the Sound’s Year in Review

The heart of Save the Sound is people. People like our 4,700+ members who over the past year have raised their voices to protect the forests they love to hike, keep the beaches and riverbanks they gather at clear, and take deep, restorative breaths from the clean air they fought for. This year we were […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Legal Victory for Oswegatchie Hills

Judge denies developer’s attempt to re-zone entire property for project that would cause well-recognized and substantial environmental impacts East Lyme, Conn. – In long-awaited victory for conservation of East Lyme’s Oswegatchie Hills and the Niantic River, a judge has ruled in favor of three organizations seeking to protect 236 acres of coastal forest threatened with […]

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Oswegatchie Hills – Treading lightly, for nature’s sake

While we continue to fight for the protection and preservation of 236 acres of undeveloped coastal forest in East Lyme, Conn., the human need for access to outdoors and fresh air is bringing new challenges to volunteer stewards who maintain the adjoining Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve (OHNP). “The Hills are a ‘nature preserve,’ a safe […]

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The Hills are Alive!

While humans are being asked to stay indoors to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19, other species have been waking up to spring. If you cannot get to your favorite patch of nature, Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition members have been capturing and sharing the natural splendor of East Lyme’s Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve. The 236 […]

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If the Hills Could Talk – Oswegatchie Hills are a Trove of Local History

While we continue to fight to protect the remaining 236 acres of Oswegatchie Hills from development, here’s a peek at recent archeological discoveries in the adjoining Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve (OHNP) in East Lyme.

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