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We may be far from each other, but we don’t have to be disconnected!

Whether you’re interested in learning how we’re fighting to cut regional carbon emissions, protecting your cherished places, restoring natural habitats and ecosystems, or tracking down sewage leaks that threaten your clean water, you can find it here.

Find a past webinar or environmental film discussion at our virtual archive.

Webinar: Surveying Fish on the Move: Recapping the 2021 Migratory Fish Run – Friday, June 25, 12:00 p.m.

Fish Biologist Jon Vander Werff has been out all season monitoring your local fish populations, including those at many past ecological restoration projects. Join him to learn about the monitoring he’s been doing, what he’s found, and how those numbers can guide action for our regional environment in the years to come. Click here to register.

Webinar: Performance-Based Regulation 101 & The Opportunity in Connecticut – Monday, June 28, 4:00 p.m.

Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is going to conduct an investigation into performance-based regulation (PBR) and determine a framework for implementation. Several states have some form of PBR in place and now Connecticut has the opportunity to determine a plan for the future of utilities in the state. Join Vote Solar, Acadia Center, Save the Sound, and Conservation Law Foundation for an introductory overview of performance-based regulation and get your questions answered about what this means for the state and how to get involved. Click here to register.

Webinar: Generation Progress: A Conversation with Young Environmental Leaders – Monday, June 28, 7:00 p.m.

Youth are an integral part of the fight for a healthy, just, and sustainable future. What are CT and NY youth leaders doing to promote sustainability and environmental stewardship? Join Save the Sound’s Clean Water Advocate Malaika Elias for a one hour panel discussion on the many efforts being led to protect our waters and fight climate change. Click here to register.

Clean Water Rye: Community Forum with Save the Sound – Wednesday, June 30, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Join Save the Sound’s Water Quality and Ecological Restoration teams for an in-person forum on water quality, stormwater management and river, marsh and coastal restoration opportunities in Rye, New York Discuss local environmental challenges and learn about opportunities for restoration with fellow community members and practitioners. Refreshments will be provided. This in-person event will follow all COVID-19 safety recommendations. We ask that you please wear a mask while indoors. Click here to register.

Paddle for the Sound 2021 – Friday, July 23 – Sunday, August 1

Paddle, sail, or walk to support Save the Sound. Test your skills on the open waters and terrain this summer. Participate in a friendly virtual competition to see who can cover the most distance and raise awareness to protect our regional environment. Paddle for the Sound celebrates the rivers, lakes, forests, and all greenspaces that make the Long Island Sound region truly spectacular. Click here for more information and to register.

Webinar: Healthy Yards Series: The Challenges of Fall – Thursday, September 2, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

With fall comes the dreaded battle with all the leaves that fall from our trees and clutter up our yards. Join us to learn how to turn this burden into a positive, healthy alternative to chemical fertilizers that will give your yard all the nutrients it needs and provide protection for beneficial insects in half the time it takes to rake them. Plus, we’ll discuss all of the problems created by using leaf blowers, it’s not just the noise! Click here to register.

Webinar: Healthy Yards Series: Winterize Your Yard – Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

As we all get ready to hunker down for winter, don’t forget your yard needs some special preparations too. Join us to learn tips on how to prepare your yard for winter while thinking long-term to spring expectations, as well as a discussion on safe, environmentally friendly alternative to common seasonal needs such as de-icers. Click here to register.

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Find solace in nature during trying times:

Enjoy our #NatureOfHope series, highlighting our staff’s favorite outdoor places around Connecticut and New York. Click here to view the video series.

Learn better ways to live waste-free:

Get some tips on how to live a zero-waste life in our #homeECOnomics video series. Our staff is sharing their favorite tips with you while we’re all staying safe at home. Click here to view the video series.


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Friday, June 25
Webinar: Surveying Fish on the Move: Recapping the 2021 Migratory Fish Run - Fish Biologist Jon Vander Werff has been out all season monitoring your local fish populations, including those at many past ecological restoration projects. Join him to learn about the monitoring he’s been doing, what he’s found, and how those numbers can guide action for our regional environment in the years to come.

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