Posts Tagged ‘ Save the Sound ’

Soundvision plan discussed at City Point

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

Save the Sound, the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Long Island Sound Study (CAC), and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) discussed the SoundVision Action Plan, a two-year action plan for the restoration and preservation of Long Island Sound at City Point Dock in New Haven. They were also joined by State Senators Martin Looney and Toni Harp, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr., and representatives from Sound School and Schooner Inc.



Save the Sound, Sen. Meyer Celebrate Long Island Sound Day

May 27th, 2011 | By

Save the Sound and Environment Committee Co-Chair State Senator Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) released the following statement today in observance of Long Island Sound Day. Earlier in the day, Save the Sound held a coastal cleanup of Long Wharf Nature Preserve in New Haven as part of their Long Island Sound Day celebration.



Look What They Found During a Cleanup

Apr 10th, 2011 | By

“Ninety-one gross diapers,” Riverkeeper Peter Davis announced. Add to that four rugs, 27 tires, umpteen bags of household garbage, several mattresses, and a nice beige corner chair that someone had rolled down the hill to the margin of Beaver Creek. Davis and assistant David Burgess collected all that in a single week’s cleanup of riverine

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Final phase of Bride Brook restoration project completed

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By

Save the Sound hosted a planting today, April 2, 2011, at the site of its Bride Brook restoration project in Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, to mark the completion of the restoration project, the construction of which began in 2009.

Save the Sound was joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Joe Courtney, Connecticut DEP Commissioner Daniel Esty, East Lyme First Selectman Paul Formica and more than 75 volunteers who planted native vegetation to help protect and maintain the dune system surrounding the salt marsh habitat at Bride Brook.



Save the Sound urges Finance Committee to approve new Clean Water Fund authorizations

Mar 7th, 2011 | By

Save the Sound has urged the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee to pass S.B. 1006, which would provide new authorizations for the Clean Water Fund.



Call today. Help keep restoration and clean water projects on track

Feb 11th, 2011 | By

Please call your Congressperson today and ask them to authorize a continuation of 2010 funding levels to Long Island Sound.



41 beach cleanups set for Saturday

Sep 24th, 2010 | By

Groton – The UConn Avery Point Scuba Club and SECONN divers are holding a beach cleanup at Eastern Point Beach in Groton at 10 a.m. on Saturday, part of the 25th anniversary of the International Coastal Cleanup. Save the Sound has organized 41 beach cleanups along the Connecticut shoreline from Greenwich to Groton. Staff members

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September is International Coastal Cleanup Month

Sep 15th, 2010 | By

This weekend, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. join others for a beach cleanup at Taylor Farm Park, 45 Calf Pasture Beach Rd, Norwalk, CT, where the Live Green CT festival will feature live music, environmental and green business exhibitors, kids’ activities, and presentations by speakers from solar installers

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Poquonnock River Initiative formed to protect and restore watershed

Aug 17th, 2010 | By

The Pequonnock River Initiative (PRI) — a partnership between the City of Bridgeport and the towns of Monroe and Trumbull — was formed recently to develop a watershed plan for the Pequonnock River watershed.