Weekly Update: Run, fish, run!

The Spring Fish Run is Underway!  Since 2005, Save the Sound has opened 107 river miles through multiple dam removal and fishway installation projects in the Long Island Sound region. While 107 miles is impressive, the true measurement of ecological impact comes from on-the-ground fish monitoring before and after a restoration project, a task that […]

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In-Person Preseason Training Prepares Partners for 7th Unified Water Study Season

It all starts with the footwork. “Your feet should be about shoulder-width apart, maybe a little wider,” said Ameera Khan, who went on to detail the proper placement of the dominant hand, and the non-dominant hand, the release, and the follow-through. It was a tutorial in technique that her audience seemed to appreciate. One attendee […]

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Weekly Update: Experiencing Earth Day Together

Experiencing Earth Day We hope you all had a wonderful Earth Day weekend! It was inspiring to connect with so many of you in celebrating the wonder of our shared planet as we recommit ourselves to another year of protecting and restoring our Long Island Sound region.   Our team talked and worked alongside you Saturday […]

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Weekly Update: One Shoreline at a Time

Going Back to Nature, One Shoreline at a Time  Katie Friedman, our New York ecological restoration program manager, is working on a living shoreline project in the Douglas Manor neighborhood of Queens. The project, known as Big Rock, is gearing up to start construction in 2024 and will restore four acres of salt marsh for […]

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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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Weekly Update: Frogmen and Ninjas

Future Frogmen mission to continue through Save the Sound  On a Thursday night in July 2019, Save the Sound co-hosted a screening of Blue Heart, a documentary produced by the Patagonia company about the battle to protect Europe’s last wild rivers from hydropower dams and developers. At that event, Alex Krofta, our ecological restoration project manager, […]

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Weekly Update: A Passion for Solutions

Doreen Abubakar Leads the Way How Doreen Abubakar Mobilizes People to Make Places  You’ve seen our blog posts highlighting the stories of young environmental leaders working to make positive change in Connecticut and New York. We’re now adding a new storytelling series that highlights the sustainability work of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) […]

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Weekly Update: It’s the Climb

The Slow, Steady Climb Toward Progress on EPF Lobby Day  Somewhere along your second six-story schlep up to the 9th floor of the Legislative Office Building in New York’s state capitol complex, the irony of a “lobby day” dawns on you.   The term suggests a meeting that historically has happened in a lobby (preferably one a […]

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