Eelgrass Restoration Project, Phase Two: The Gluing

This is the second installment in a series of stories that will track the progress of our eelgrass restoration project, a collaboration featuring Save the Sound, SAVE Environmental, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension. The accompanying video is made possible by support from 11th Hour Racing. At first glance, the setup looked less like a scientific work station […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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September Clean Water Update: Happy National Estuaries Week

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update from one of our program areas. Read other recent updates on our blog: Legal, Climate & Resiliency, Protected Lands and Ecological Restoration Not to step on the toes of National Ballroom Dance Week or steal the buzz from International Go-Kart Week. But here in Long Island Sound territory, our focus is […]

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September Restoration Update: Rain Garden in Rye, The Hutchinson River Watershed, & Upcoming Cleanups

Your Weekly Digest of Save the Sound’s Action Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Ecological Restoration. Read other recent updates on our blog: Legal, Healthy Waters, Climate & Resiliency, and Protected Lands. Installing a Rain Garden in Rye, NY Rain gardens are a form of green infrastructure that filter pollutants […]

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Outgoing STS president Curt Johnson sails the Sound, shares insights

We’ve come a long way, but a “slow emergency” still threatens Long Island Sound Curt Johnson has lived near Long Island Sound for most of his life, but sailing this magnificent waterway still has the power to evoke awe, inspire action, and teach him—and all of us—about being better stewards of its precious waters. Curt […]

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EELGRASS RESTORATION PROJECT, PHASE ONE: SEED COLLECTION

This is the first installment in a series of stories that will track the progress of our eelgrass restoration project, a collaboration featuring Save the Sound, SAVE Environmental, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension. The accompanying video is made possible by support from 11th Hour Racing. Long green stalks rise up from the sea floor like […]

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