December 08. 2020 Ledyard — The design stage for a new migratory fishway on Whitford Brook will begin early next year, thanks to an award from the Long Island Sound Futures Fund.The $172,000 grant was awarded to Save the Sound for the project, along with additional funds for the Hutchinson River watershed in New York. […]
Save the Sound’s Peter Linderoth, Director of Water Quality, and Tracy Brown, Regional Director of Water Protection explain some of the intricacies of the 2020 Long Island Sound Report Card and take questions from the public.
The New London Day 10/12/2020 Save the Sound, a nonprofit that in various forms has made waves about the health of Long Island Sound waters for decades, recently issued its 2020 report card on the state of the Sound. This time, however, in addition to reporting on the main body of the Sound, the study includes results of water […]
By Kimberly DrelichThe New London Day 10/10/2020 The eastern basin of Long Island Sound ranks high for water quality, as it benefits from lower population density in the region and natural tidal flushing from the ocean, according to the 2020 Long Island Sound Report Card released this past week by Save the Sound. The eastern basin earned […]
For all virtual and in-person cleanup participants who want to record and submit cleanup data digitally, Sarah from Ocean Conservancy recorded this special tutorial video demonstrating how to use the Clean Swell app!
Sea Grant Connecticut Annual Report 2019 Nutrient contributions of the Westerly and Pawcatuck wastewater treatment plants to Little Narragansett Bay and the Pawcatuck River are quantified to understand their role in the proliferation of theinvasive macroalgae Cladophora. Collaborating with the organization Clean Up Sound and Harbors (CUSH), the work will be used to provide robustmanagement […]
Connecticut DEEP 7/2019 All estuarine waters were re-assessed for this reporting cycle using the most recent available information. Dissolved oxygen data collected during the summers of 2016-2017 were used for this reporting cycle assessments. Beach closure information obtained from CT DPH for the 2015-2016 beach seasons was used for the assessment cycle. The Growing Area […]
The New London Day 6/10/2019 Stonington — Clean up Sound and Harbors will present Chip Osborne of Osborne Organics, a nationally recognized expert on organic land care, with its SEA STAR award at its annual meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 15 at the Latitude 41 restaurant on Route 27 in Mystic. Osborne is being […]
Connecticut DEEP 4/5/2019 Celebrating 20 Years of Volunteer Water Monitoring in CT The 2019 Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference was held on April 5, 2019 at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, CT. The conference was the second such conference to be organized by the CT DEEP in collaboration with partners to celebrate volunteer water monitoring in Connecticut. The 2019 […]