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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2022 Long Island Sound Report Card is Out

WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEVELING OFF, RISING WATER TEMPS RAISE CONCERN Modest Signs of Improvement in NYC, Even as Many Area Bays Struggle LARCHMONT, New York/NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — November 17, 2022 – Regional nonprofit environmental organization Save the Sound released the findings of its 2022 Long Island Sound Report Card on November 17. The biennial […]

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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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Environmental Law Clinic Puts Students to Work

The Clean Water Act was on the syllabus one recent Friday morning for University of Connecticut School of Law students enrolled in the Environmental Law Clinic class. But they weren’t learning about technology-based effluent limitations and combined sewer overflows in a UConn classroom. They were gathered around the conference table in Save the Sound’s New […]

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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. […]

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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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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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Press Release: Seabirds Rescued and Trash Collected During International Coastal Cleanup Weekend

New Haven, Conn. – From sandy beaches to urban harbors and all the way up to inland tributaries in northern Connecticut, over 700 Connecticut residents joined half a million others around the world for International Coastal Cleanup Day, September 17. This year Save the Sound and volunteers not only picked up hundreds of pounds of […]

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