Press Release: Save the Sound Reacts to Governor Hochul’s State of the State Address

David Ansel, vice president of water protection for Save the Sound, was in Albany Tuesday to attend Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State address. Here is his reaction: “I was encouraged that Governor Hochul devoted so much attention to the rising threat and frequency of damaging storms, dedicating an entire section of her State […]

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Save the Sound releases our 2024 Legislative Agenda for New York State

BUDGET PRIORITIES Our environment is at a critical crossroads. The progress we have made over the years across the Long Island Sound region will be eroded unless the investment in our environment matches the magnitude of the challenges we are facing. Our environmental budget priorities include: The continued implementation of the $4.2 billion Environmental Bond […]

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2023 Year in Review

As we bid farewell to another impactful year, we extend our deepest gratitude to every one of you—our invaluable members, supporters, advocates, and volunteers. Your commitment to the well-being of our environment has been the driving force behind our successes. Whether it was picking up beach litter, signing petitions for land restoration or climate action, […]

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Press Release: National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Funds Continuation of Long Island Sound Coastal Watershed Network

The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Save the Sound have received funding to continue their partnership in facilitating the bi-state Long Island Sound Coastal Watershed Network. The award of more than $262,000 was announced Monday by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund. The […]

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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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The Legislative Session in New York Has Ended; Our Work on Ensuring the Strongest Policy Protections Has Not

This blog was updated from our end-of-session press release, which we issued on Saturday, June 10. It was the middle of Thursday afternoon, on what was intended to be the final day of the legislative session in New York, when Governor Kathy Hochul stood beside several of her commissioners and acknowledged that everywhere across the […]

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Two Weeks Noted: What I Learned in My Short Time at Save the Sound

By Charlie Wortman I am a senior at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT. Every senior at my school is required to complete an internship or project in the month of May, after final exams are completed. I am hoping to pursue some sort of Earth Science concentration at Brown University, which made […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Construction Begins at Hamden Town Center Park to Install Large-scale Rain Garden

Approximately 2.5 acres of land at Hamden Town Center Park are being upgraded from lawn to a large-scale rain garden to help filter stormwater, restore habitat, and create a greener and more resilient town of Hamden. Construction for this transformation, led by Save the Sound, has started and will continue through May. Volunteer opportunities will […]

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