A look at the role of water companies and state law in protecting open space in Connecticut, from Kat Fiedler, Save the Sound’s Peter B. Cooper Legal Fellow: When you think about land conservation, you probably think of land trusts, state forests, or municipal parks. But in Connecticut, there is another important conservation partner: drinking […]
Last month, boaters in Long Island Sound were astonished to encounter humpback whales in the wild – a rare thrill for humans indicating an increasingly healthy food web in the sensitive waters of the Sound. After decades of absence, whales have started returning to the Sound in recent years to feed on increasing numbers of forage […]
On November 5, we celebrated the official start of our Pond Lily dam removal project in New Haven with neighbors, scientists and engineers, and government partners.
Based on our successful efforts at Sunken Meadow State Park following Superstorm Sandy, we have been awarded a resiliency grant to better protect the park from future severe storms while implementing its Master Plan.
This spring, Save the Sound will begin work on our biggest habitat project yet: bringing abundant wildlife and eco-conscious tourists & students to a thriving marsh, river, and coastal park.
Today residents of Old Saybrook turned out in record numbers and voted to purchase the long-embattled 1,000-acre forest called The Preserve.
Habitat is where fish make more fish. And New England needs more fish.
2013 was another exciting and successful year for the Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program, Save the Sound. We helped secure $1 billion for Connecticut’s Clean Water Fund to help towns pay for much-needed sewer system upgrades. We have been working on a number of land conservation projects, including thousands of acres in […]