CUSH schedules workshop for town, school officials

The New London Day 2/17/2015 Clean Up Sound and Harbors (CUSH) is hosting a full-day training workshop for municipal and school district officials, landscape professionals and residents from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn, 10 Laura Blvd., Norwich. The nonprofit group, based in Stonington, will underwrite workshop registration fees for 14 […]

CUSH Testing Finds Polluted Runoff

By Judy Benson The Day • 1/20/2015 Five years of water quality testing at four estuaries in Mystic and Stonington have revealed that Wequetequock and Pequotsepos coves are particularly stressed by high levels of polluted runoff and low dissolved oxygen in the summer. The two narrow coves both received a “poor” aquatic health score – […]

Water Quality Report Yields Mixed Results

By Michael Souza The Westerly Sun • 1/19/2015 STONINGTON — Water quality in Fishers Island Sound is strongly impacted by tidal flushing, according to a study from one local environmental group. Clean Up Sound and Harbors’ six-year study of water in the sound found significant change in water quality as a result of specific flushing. […]

Mystic River eyesore being removed

The New London Day 9/10/2014 Workers from Gwenmor Marine on Tuesday begin to remove a large rotting coal barge that for decades has been part of the Route 27 landscape behind Twisters Ice Cream on the Mystic River. The project is being done thanks to Clean Up Sound and Harbors, which raised the approximately $10,000 […]

Rotting Coal Barge To Be Removed From Mystic River

By Photo by Sean D. Elliot The Day • 9/9/2014 Mystic – The large rotting coal barge that for decades has been part of the Route 27 landscape behind Twisters Ice Cream is slated to be removed today and Wednesday from the Mystic River. Mystic River Harbormaster Paul Watts said that a crane and barge […]

CUSH to host workshop on natural lawn and turf care

The New London Day 4/30/2014 Stonington – CUSH (Clean Up Sound and Harbors) will host a free workshop about natural lawn and turf care to keep play areas safe from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 14 at Stonington High School. National expert Chip Osborne will talk about creating healthy soils, growing lush grass free off […]

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