Our monthly lunchtime webinars provide you with the unique opportunity to hear directly from the Save the Sound experts working in the field. We’re bringing you new information and live updates on all the ways you are protecting your land, air, and water. Check out our upcoming webinars and find a topic for you, or scroll to the bottom of the page and watch one you may have missed!
April – “Reducing Runoff, One Rain Garden at a Time” – Wednesday, April 8, 12:00 p.m.
Hear from our Mill River Watershed Coordinator, Nicole Davis, about what you can do to protect your clean water right from your backyard! With 16 rain gardens planted just in 2019, we’re tackling runoff one neighborhood at a time. RSVP at www.zoom.us/rain-gardens
May – “Protecting Your Region’s Forage Fish” – Wednesday, May 13, 12:00 p.m.
Hear from your Soundkeeper, Bill Lucey, on the management, restoration, and ecology that goes into protecting forage fish around Long Island Sound. RSVP at www.zoom.us/forage-fish
June – “A Way Home – Restoring Fish Passage and Healing Ecosystems” – Thursday, June 18, 12:00 p.m.
Our Director of Ecological Restoration, Gwen Macdonald, and Ecological Restoration Project Manager, Alex Krofta, will be taking the stage to tell you about how our Ecological Restoration team has been working to install fish passages and restore rivers for native and migratory species. Hear about what we’re doing to promote and protect healthy and diverse ecosystems around your community. RSVP at www.zoom.us/restore-rivers
“Creating a Sewage-Free Long Island Sound”
Join our legal team as they discuss how they work with your watchdog on the water, Soundkeeper Bill Lucey, to track down and address sewage leaks in Long Island Sound! Our team merges water monitoring with legal expertise to protect your local streams and rivers from pollution.
“Shorter Name, Same Mission”
Hear from our President, Curt Johnson, and Director of Communications, Laura McMillan, about the factors that went into our decision to go from Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound to Save the Sound. We’ll be answering all of your questions in a discussion about the future of our organization.
“Climate Change in the 2020 Legislative Session”
Have lunch and hear from our Climate and Energy Attorney, Charles Rothenberger, about our priorities this legislative session to protect your clean air and combat climate change. From shared solar to electric vehicles and everything in between, we’re raising the bar on environmental protection.
“Reopening Rivers and Restoring Estuaries”
Our Director of Ecological Restoration, Gwen Macdonald, takes a break from being in the field to provide you with details on upcoming green infrastructure and river restoration projects. This exciting webinar will showcase the on-the-ground efforts to improve water quality and reduce sewer overflows in our urban waterways, restore fish and reconnect our rivers, all to improve the health of Long Island Sound.
“Restoring Sunken Meadow”
Join our Green Infrastructure Project Manager, Cary White, for a stunning and informative visual tour of the transformation at Sunken Meadow State Park on Long Island, our largest ecological restoration project to date.
“The Impact of Plastic Pollution on Long Island Sound”
Save the Sound President, Curt Johnson, discusses a few of the ways that plastic moves through our waterways to Long Island Sound, the harm it does when it gets there, and how you can work with us to stop it!
“Long Island Sound Beach Report”
Save the Sound Director, Tracy Brown, discusses some of the findings of our 1st Long Island Sound Beach Report which grades 204 swimming beaches across the Sound. Our report offers detailed steps local communities and residents can take to improve their water quality, as well as action Save the Sound is already taking.