November Restoration Update: Climathon, Rye’s Blind Brook, and Data from CT Cleanup

Save the Sound Brings Living Shorelines Solutions to the New Haven Climathon  Last weekend, over 140 people gathered at the John S Martinez School in Fair Haven for a mini conference on climate change consequences in New Haven and solutions to address them. Alex Rodriguez, environmental justice specialist, and Melissa Pappas, ecological communications specialist, joined […]

Read more >

Press Release: Save the Sound Receives Support to Monitor and Investigate Blind Brook Dam at Rye High School for Potential Future Removal

Rye, New York – Save the Sound has been awarded $109,984 to initiate a dam removal feasibility study for the first dam on Blind Brook at Rye High School, in Rye, NY. The funding, provided through the Marine Habitat Tributary Restoration and Resiliency Grant funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will […]

Read more >

Press Release: Save the Sound Reaches Settlement with Town/Village of Harrison in Clean Water Act Enforcement Suit

Collaborative discussions yield resolution with sixth Westchester County-based municipality as Clean Water Act marks 50 years Larchmont, NY—Repairs to a sewer system that has been falling apart for decades will be made, and water quality restoration efforts will be funded, now that Save the Sound and the Town/Village of Harrison have reached a collaborative agreement. […]

Read more >

On the Job: Our New President

Dear Friends, It has been two weeks since I moved from Save the Sound’s program head to become its president, and I wanted to let you know about some of the exciting and inspiring projects happening here as Save the Sound sails into its next 50 years. From my office overlooking the New Haven Green, […]

Read more >

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 […]

Read more >

October Restoration Update: Recapping Community Events Across CT and NY

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Ecological Restoration. Read other recent updates on our blog. The Future of New Haven’s Lower Mill River  Last Thursday, Save the Sound hosted a final presentation for the Urban Waters Initiative Community Outreach, Engagement, and Leadership Program in the backyard tent […]

Read more >

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 […]

Read more >

One Cleanup at a Time: Working to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Connecticut

As part of Save the Sound’s commitment to reducing plastic waste in our rivers and streams, our Climate and Policy interns, Nicole Freitas and Prabisha Bhandari, have written a four-part blog series focused on plastic reduction through local initiatives and policies. The key findings of this series will inform equitable and effective decisions on reducing […]

Read more >


Get Involved
Jump in

Join the fight! Memberships start at just $25 – support that’s badly needed now for a healthy, sustainable environment over the long term.

Join now

Take part

Friday, Dec. 2 from 12 to 1:15 p.m.
Join us for our upcoming webinar: What are the Grades? 2022 Long Island Sound Report Card Overview. We will discuss the findings, insights into the bay grades, how the data is collected, and more.

See more

Connect with us

Stay in touch by joining our activist network email list. We'll keep you up-to-date with current initiatives, ways you can take action and volunteer opportunities.

Sign up