Weekly Update: Keeping Promises

Time to Keep Connecticut’s Climate Promise Connecticut promised to cut climate pollution and protect our future, but the state is not on track to meet its obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Considering the report issued Monday by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we cannot wait any longer to strengthen the state’s […]

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Save the Sound’s response to environmental spending in Governor Lamont’s 2024-25 budget proposal 

“This is my budget, and within it our values, each and every one aimed squarely at economic growth and inclusive opportunity,” Governor Ned Lamont told a joint convention of the CT General Assembly when he presented his 2024-25 proposed state budget on February 8 at the Hartford Capitol.  It includes $198.6 million in FY 2024 and […]

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2022 Year in Review: Landmarks

Our 50th year has been a momentous one at Save the Sound! We marked not only that anniversary, but also the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the 35th of the Soundkeeper program, and the 20th of our CT Cleanups. In October, longtime Board member Barbara David retired from our Board and Curt Johnson […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Presented Empire Award By New York State Senator Shelley Mayer

Larchmont, NY —Save the Sound president Leah Lopez Schmalz accepted a New York State Empire Award from State senator Shelley Mayer (SD 37) Wednesday afternoon at our Larchmont office. The award acknowledged Save the Sound as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect the land, air, and water of Long Island Sound and the Sound shores […]

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Good News for Fisheries

Press Release: Save the Sound Commends NEFMC for Adding River Herring Issue to Priorities for 2023 Larchmont, NY—The members of the New England Fishery Management Council refined the language of priorities important to reducing river herring bycatch on Thursday afternoon, then voted to include them on its list of priorities for 2023. “It’s a great […]

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Weekly Update: Six Lakes, 48 Lobster Pots, 400k Herring

Six Lakes, One Vision: Resolution passes Hamden Legislative Council Most people who live in Hamden, Connecticut haven’t seen the wide paths that meander through an old-growth forest or the placid ponds that are home to ducks and swans at Six Lakes. Many aren’t even aware that this 102-acre parcel exists, hidden in plain sight between […]

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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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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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