Posts Tagged ‘ Long Island Sound Study ’

New book synthesizes 35 years of Long Island Sound research

Dec 17th, 2013 | By

The Long Island Sound Study has announced the publication of “Long Island Sound: Prospects for the Urban Sea,” describing it as “the most comprehensive review and synthesis of scientific research of the Long Island Sound in 35 years.”

Avalonia Land Conservancy, Groton Public Library organize water, ecology programs

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

Avalonia Land Conservancy and the Groton Public Library have organized a five-part series of programs over the next four months to highlight the importance of water and water protection. All indoor programs will take place at 7 p.m. at the library. The first program will be Feb. 28, when Judy Preston, Connecticut Outreach Program Coordinator

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‘Barely passing’ grades given in Long Island Sound report

Dec 29th, 2011 | By

Save the Sound gives Connecticut, New York and the U.S. government “barely passing” grades in several key areas in a year-end 2011 “State of the Sound” report that marks the first attempt to assign grades to efforts to protect Long Island Sound.

The report, released Wednesday, gave an “A” to overall efforts to preserve coastal habitat, an “A-” to efforts to preserve and improve migratory habitat through such innovative projects as new “fish ladders,” and a “B-” to efforts to combat beach litter. The New Haven Register reports.

CT SEA Grant Arts Competition application deadline April 12, 2012

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Funding Program awards up to $1000 to an artist through this competitive funding program. Deadline to submit application is April 12, 2012. For more on this story, visit: CT SEA Grant Arts Competition « Long Island Sound Study.

New: ‘Sound Health 2010’ outlines health of Long Island Sound

Jan 19th, 2011 | By

“Sound Health 2010” looks at indicators of the Sound’s health in the areas of water quality, coastal and animal populations, habitats, and land use. See inside for more information and photos from the report. Sound Health 2010, looks back at environmental conditions in the Sound and its watershed over the last two years and compares them to conditions from the last 20 to 30 years.