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Explore a diverse range of opportunities, from webinars hosted by our project experts to engaging volunteer events like rain garden plantings or cleanups—there’s something for everyone! Don’t forget to check this page regularly for updates. Discover the festivals and gatherings where we’ll have a presence, contribute to our cause through fundraisers, and stay tuned for upcoming workshops and collaborative projects.

SnorkelFest Presented by Project Oceanology and Save the Sound – Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Groton, CT

Join us for an introduction to snorkeling class at Bluff Point State Park. Open to students ages 12-17 years old. Snorkel gear will be available to borrow during the event, but if you have your own feel free to bring it. We will also have seine nets (pictured) for families and their young ones to use! Seining will be led by the Project Oceanology staff and scavenger hunt sheets will be available. Register here to participate.

Panel Discussion at Floyd Memorial Library – Saturday, June 8, at 3 p.m. – Greenport, NY

Filmmaker Thomas Halaczinsky will be joined by Louise Harrison, Long Island Natural Areas Manager at Save the Sound; Sandi Brewster-walker, Executive Director & Government Affairs Officer of the Montaukett Indian Nation; and Petrina Engelke, Producer of the documentary Plum Island. Join this event for a sneak preview of the film in progress and a panel discussion about the state of preserving Plum Island.

International Festival of Arts & Ideas: Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Save the Sound – Saturday, June 15, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – New Haven, CT

Join us for “Reconnected: Restoring the Rivers of Long Island Sound,” a documentary film screening and panel discussion on the restoration of Long Island Sound rivers through dam removal. Explore the ecological benefits of this initiative and engage with Save the Sound experts in a dynamic conversation on environmental restoration and conservation efforts. Learn more.

Paddle for the Sound

Friday, July 12, through Sunday, July 21

SAVE THE DATE: Our 9th annual Paddle for the Sound fundraiser will be Friday, July 12, through Sunday, July 21, 2024. You won’t want to miss this friendly kayak, SUP, and canoe competition, which includes recreational group paddles throughout the Long Island Sound region, rental discounts, and exciting prizes! Save the Sound member registration opens on June 1; public registration opens on June 8. Stay tuned for updates.

Community Events

Long Island Sound Study: Public Engagement Sessions

Tuesday, May 28, 2 – 4 p.m., 6 – 8 p.m. (Queens, NY)

The Long Island Sound Study is updating its Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan, which focuses on water quality, habitat and wildlife conservation, coastal resiliency, and public engagement. Your perspective is requested!

Register to attend an upcoming public meeting here.

National Trails Day

Saturday, June 1: National Trails Day is an annual event hosted by the American Hiking Society, which celebrates not only national scenic and historic trails, but all trails on public lands.

Get outside on Trails Day weekend, and explore nature in NYC Parks, Connecticut, and on Long Island!

Event FAQ

How do I watch the recording of a previous webinar, panel, or discussion?
You can view recordings of our previous events in our virtual archive.

I would like to volunteer. How do I sign up?
Thank you for your interest! Click here to learn more.

How do I become a member of Save the Sound?
For just $25 a year, you’ll fuel on-the-ground projects that help your neighborhoods and ecosystems adapt to escalated climate threats, protect your clean water through hands-on science, community collaboration, legislative advocacy, and legal action, and preserve your region’s threatened forests, islands, and riverfronts. Become a member here.

I have a question about an event. Who should I contact?
Please contact Amanda James at ajames@savethesound.org or 203-787-0646 ext. 130.


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Tuesday, May 21, in Windsor, CT
Celebrate World Fish Migration Day! Join us for a river walk, networking, the premiere screening of “Reconnected: Restoring the Rivers of Long Island Sound,” and a panel discussion with experts and advocates.

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