Posts Tagged ‘ Long Island Sound Futures Fund ’

Audubon to build reef at Stratford Point

Dec 21st, 2013 | By

Sacred Heart University and Connecticut Audubon Society have been awarded a $59,000 Long Island Sound Futures Fund grant to construct an innovative “living shoreline” project at Stratford Point. The project is designed to both improve critical bird and wildlife habitat and protect the state’s coastline from storms such as Hurricane Sandy. For more on this

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Officials announce $1.6M+ to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

Sep 25th, 2012 | By

35 grants totaling $1.6 million awarded to state and local government and community groups in New York and Connecticut under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund.

When leveraged by an additional $3 million contributed by the recipients themselves, a total of $4.6 million will support conservation projects in both states. The projects in both states will open up 50 river miles for fish passage, and restore 390 acres of critical fish and wildlife habitat.

Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this Long Island Sound watershed-size story.



$1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health and Vitality of Long Island Sound

Oct 16th, 2011 | By

Supports Education & Stewardship, Improves Water Quality, Restores & Protects Rivers and Beaches New Haven, CT -  Top federal and state environmental officials today announced that 39 grants totaling $1.6 million were awarded to state and local government and community groups under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund. When leveraged by $1.7 million contributed by

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