Plum Island: CFE/Save the Sound et al file suit against Homeland Security & GSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 8, 2016 Contact: 203-787-0646 SAVE THE SOUND AND OTHERS FILE FEDERAL COURT COMPLAINT AGAINST DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION OVER PLUM ISLAND Agencies’ handling of planned sale of island violates federal law and would put endangered wildlife at risk New Haven, Conn. – Connecticut Fund for the […]

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House unanimously passes “Don’t Sell Plum Island” bill

In a bi-partisan, bi-state effort, the U.S. House has passed Congressman Zeldin’s bill for an impartial study of Plum Island and a halt to marketing it to developers.

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Tantalizing: the Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife, Part 3

Matt Schlesinger, chief zoologist with the NY Natural Heritage Program, describes listening for rare bird calls and watching for foraging sea turtles as the program completes a biologic study of Plum Island.

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Rabbits, Bats, Beetles, and More: The Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife Will Soon be Revealed

This article is the second in a series following the ongoing work of the New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP) on Plum Island.

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Long Island’s State Senators and Assembly Members Send Letters Opposing Sale of Plum Island

Plum Island is an 840-acre island located in eastern Long Island Sound, and last week New York state legislators spoke up to protect it.

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The Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife Will Soon be Revealed

This article is the first in a series which will follow the work of the New York Natural Heritage Program, and a team of scientists as they complete a year-long comprehensive field study of the fauna and flora of Plum Island, NY. 

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A Plum Site to Plumb The Coast, In Depth

Steve Resler, retired scientist and active diver, tells us why Plum Island is the perfect site for underwater research and exploration. 

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Save the Sound Puts Feds on Notice: Endangered Species Call Plum Island Home

Federal government’s planned sale of island would put endangered wildlife at risk.

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