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Press Release: Upper Quinnipiac River Flows Freer as Second Dam Comes Down
Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Habitat Restoration / Press Releases

Press Release: Upper Quinnipiac River Flows Freer as Second Dam Comes Down

     For immediate release August 15, 2016 For further information, contact CFE/Save the Sound: (203) 787-0646 Upper Quinnipiac River Flows Freer as Second Dam Comes Down Removal of Clark Brothers and Carpenters Dams part of ongoing effort to restore life to Quinnipiac New Haven, Conn. – Thanks to the removal of two dams in Southington … Continue reading

Stunning Photos: Paddle Across the Sound 2016
Long Island Sound / Photos / Western Sound

Stunning Photos: Paddle Across the Sound 2016

On Sunday, August 14, just before sunrise, nearly two dozen paddle-boarders and kayakers set out from Rye, NY, to paddle across Long Island Sound and back as part of a fundraiser led by Nancy Vincent, owner of SUP Westchester in Mamaroneck. The 8-mile round-trip adventure was completed by 14 paddlers and three kayakers over the … Continue reading

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro Announces Landmark $10 Million in Funding for Long Island Sound Protection and Improvement Efforts
Long Island Sound

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro Announces Landmark $10 Million in Funding for Long Island Sound Protection and Improvement Efforts

On Wednesday, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro held a press conference at New Haven’s Lighthouse Point Park to announce $10 million in federal funding secured for Long Island Sound in 2017. For decades, Rep. DeLauro has been one of the Sound’s staunchest supporters, and we are thrilled to continue working with her to protect and improve one … Continue reading

Senator Blumenthal Announces Proposal to Designate First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument
Events / Long Island Sound / Press Releases

Senator Blumenthal Announces Proposal to Designate First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument

Last week, Senator Richard Blumenthal held a press conference at The Sound School in New Haven to announce a proposal to designate the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts as the first ever marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean. Kendall Barbery, who manages our Green Infrastructure Program, spoke at the event to express our … Continue reading

Whale Watch Out: Tips for Safe Whale Viewing
Education & Outreach / Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Long Island Sound

Whale Watch Out: Tips for Safe Whale Viewing

Whale watching is one of the most exciting ways to spend time on the water. Kendall Barbery, who manages our Green Infrastructure Program, shares tips to help make sure both you and the whales stay safe. What to look out for: Signs of nearby humpback whales include spouts, light foamy patches of bubbling water, and the fins and … Continue reading

Humpback Whales Return to Feed in Long Island Sound: What Does It Mean?
Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Long Island Sound

Humpback Whales Return to Feed in Long Island Sound: What Does It Mean?

Last month, boaters in Long Island Sound were astonished to encounter humpback whales in the wild – a rare thrill for humans indicating an increasingly healthy food web in the sensitive waters of the Sound. After decades of absence, whales have started returning to the Sound in recent years to feed on increasing numbers of forage … Continue reading