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Eelgrass beds increase in Long Island Sound

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

Between 2009 and 2012, eelgrass, an underwater plant that forms meadows that are ecologically important for fish and shellfish, increased by 4.5 percent in Long Island Sound, according to a recently released report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For more on this story, visit: Eelgrass beds increase in Long Island Sound – New

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Save the Sound & Cornell University Cooperative Extension Partner to Restore the Sound’s Submerged Fish Habitat

May 7th, 2013 | By

Last week, Save the Sound partnered with the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County for our third third event engaging volunteers in restoring the Sound’s submerged aquatic vegetation – eelgrass. Friday’s event took place at the Clinton Town Marina.