PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Releases 2023 Connecticut Cleanup Data

Save the Sound’s new 2023 infographic looks at another year of Connecticut Cleanup data and continuing trends in trash. Save the Sound has been the official Connecticut coordinator for Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup for the past 22 years and is committed to a trash-free Long Island Sound region.  Present in our region’s streams, marshes, parks, and beaches, large […]

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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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Press Release: Save the Sound receives Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to support removal of Dana Dam, continued site management

Save the Sound has been awarded $250,000 from President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the final phase of the removal of Dana Dam (aka Strong Pond Dam) in Wilton. The funding was provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the Long Island Sound Study and will be administered by the Connecticut […]

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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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Laura Wildman’s Passion for River Restoration Traverses the US and Europe

Dam removal is being prioritized for river restoration across the globe, and Laura Wildman, vice president of ecological restoration at Save the Sound, plays a critical part in these projects in the US and Europe. She recently took a trip to Kobarid, Slovenia to visit the River Soča with Open Rivers Programme, a European funding […]

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A ghost story on Capitol Hill

Around a rectangle of tables they sat, members of Congress and their staffs alongside leaders of environmental groups, filling a conference room in the United States Capitol six days before Halloween. And they listened as Emma DeLoughry told them a ghost story. “I felt like I had everyone’s attention,” said Emma, our Associate Soundkeeper, who […]

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Press Release: Recapping International Coastal Cleanup Day – 30 Cleanups Down, over 40 to Go

Connecticut – Last weekend Save the Sound’s Cleanup Captains hosted over a dozen events for International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day. On Saturday, September 16, volunteers collected and tallied over 1,000 pounds of trash across Connecticut’s rivers, parks, and beaches.  Ocean Conservancy initiated ICC Day over 35 years ago to stop plastic pollution from entering our […]

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Climate Week NYC 2023: The time to talk Renewable Rikers is now

The collective voice of New Yorkers has filled City Hall Park for centuries. It was where they protested the Stamp Act in 1765 and raised the first Liberty Pole a year later. On July 9, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read there, in the presence of General George Washington. In the late morning of […]

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