Press Release: Long Island Sound Futures Fund Supports Save the Sound Habitat Restoration Projects Across Connecticut and New York

Three awards totaling nearly $660,000 were announced today for habitat restoration projects in Connecticut and New York in which Save the Sound is involved to varying degrees. Funding for the Long Island Sound Futures Fund 2023 grants comes from the EPA as part of the Long Island Sound Study, with additional support from the U.S. […]

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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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A ghost story on Capitol Hill

Around a rectangle of tables they sat, members of Congress and their staffs alongside leaders of environmental groups, filling a conference room in the United States Capitol six days before Halloween. And they listened as Emma DeLoughry told them a ghost story. “I felt like I had everyone’s attention,” said Emma, our Associate Soundkeeper, who […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound joins environmental groups in filing Supreme Court amicus brief in fisheries management case

In case you missed it . . . on Friday, Save the Sound joined Earthjustice, Conservation Law Foundation, and Ocean Conservancy in filing a Supreme Court amicus brief in Loper Bright Enterprises vs. Raimondo, a case that could impact the way federal regulations are applied to fisheries management. Please see the joint press release previously distributed […]

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Meet Our 2023 Interns and Seasonal Hires

Every year, we welcome a new group of interns and seasonal hires, all of whom are as excited to work to protect the environment around the Long Island Sound region as we are to have them. We are happy to introduce this summer’s newest team members, and to allow you to get to know a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Paddle for the Sound Event to Benefit the Health of Long Island Sound

Environmental advocates and nature enthusiasts will kayak, paddleboard, or canoe to raise funds and awareness  NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Save the Sound is back for its eighth year of Paddle for the Sound! For nine days, this annual Paddle for the Sound fundraiser will virtually bring together athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, and activists for either a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Responds to Connecticut Legislative Session’s Environmental Action Wins for environmental justice, habitat, and clean water, but massive missed opportunities on reducing emissions and plastics

New Haven, Conn. – The 2023 state legislative session was characterized by incremental progress, as legislators and advocates alike adapted to new norms in the Connecticut General Assembly’s first fully in-person session in three years. Measures that will protect public health, clean water, and habitats passed in the final days of session, while there were […]

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Return to the Scene of the Clam

You’ve heard about the needle in the haystack, right? Child’s play. Now, take that haystack and put it under 8 or 9 feet of seawater, maybe a quarter-mile off the bluffs and the beach. The visibility under that water is limited as the tide comes in near the middle of this late-May day – you […]

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