Clark Avenue Beach, CT

This is the public beach for the Short Beach neighborhood in Branford. The data and field investigations strongly suggest that bacterial pollution at this beach is caused by wet weather/stormwater issues. Three stormwater drains dump either onto the beach itself or just west of the beach. So when it rains, stormwater runoff from neighborhood streets […]

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A Time to Be Grateful: Thanks to Our Members

We are so grateful for you, our CFE and Save the Sound members, for caring about Connecticut’s land, air and water, and Long Island Sound…and for being part of our team!

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A time to be grateful: The Lorax of the Alewife

He didn’t know it at the time, but in 2011, Rob Vasiluth’s daughter would observe a fish that was to become her father’s passion.

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2015 Long Island Sound Citizens Summit Recap

The 2015 Long Island Sound Citizens Summit, “Coming back from the Brink: Nitrogen and the Sound’s Health and Economy,” was a huge success thanks to the diverse and informative expert speakers and the highly engaged audience.

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Farming to Improve Water Quality

Written for the Long Island Sound Study’s Fall 2014 Update, this pair of articles provides great examples of how farming–both on land and at sea–can help reduce hypoxia and improve the Sound’s water quality.

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The Sound’s mid-July oxygen readings are some of the best ever. Why? And will it hold out in a traditionally brutal August?

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Westchester Sound Swim Alert for the Weekend of June 6 and 7

Sunday, June 8: The beaches are open today. Enjoy! The water quality is fine at Westchester’s Long Island Sound beaches, and they are open for swimming today, Saturday, June 7.

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Sound Swim Alert for Westchester: Beaches Open!

Sunday, June 1, 2014: The beaches in Westchester are open and the water is fine! Saturday, May 31, 2014: The water at the Long Island Sound beaches in Westchester is clean and the beaches are open today. So if you don’t mind cool and breezy temperatures, and cool water, enjoy!

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