Save the Sound Condemns Supreme Court Ruling as “Worst-Case Scenario” for Federal Wetlands Protections

Larchmont, NY — Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling in Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency is a devastating blow to protection of wetlands across the country, stripping the protections provided by the Clean Water Act dating back to 1977. The 5-4 decision essentially redefines the “Waters of the United States” to exclude wetlands that don’t have the […]

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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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October Clean Water Update: Birthday cards, Report Cards, ballot cards, and more

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Clean Water. Read other recent updates on our blog. “In youth,” wrote 19th-century humorist Josh Billings, “we run into difficulties. In old age, difficulties run into us.” For the Clean Water Act, which celebrates its 50th birthday next Tuesday, difficulty presents […]

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Election Day: 2 questions, 1 answer—YES!

Just Vote Yes Pay close attention to your ballot on Election Day. Not only will you be voting for elected officials, you will have the opportunity to vote YES on two important questions. Question 1 is about creating a transportation funding lockbox to improve our infrastructure and help curb global warming, and Question 2 adds […]

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A Time to Be Grateful: Conserving Lands Together

It takes a village to protect the wild places that make Connecticut and Long Island Sound special. We’re grateful for our partners.

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Conservation sale finalized for purchase of The Preserve!

Saving The Preserve is an amazing example of what’s possible when we fight together for the places we love.

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Press Release: Town Meeting on “The Preserve”

Old Saybrook officials and residents to discuss July 8th public referendum on 1,000-acre forest

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It’s Earth Day!

It’s a busy Earth Day for Connecticut’s  air, land, and water and for Long Island. Check out our press release of the exciting events this week, then keep reading for some Earth-friendly tips!

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