Matt Schlesinger, chief zoologist with the NY Natural Heritage Program, describes listening for rare bird calls and watching for foraging sea turtles as the program completes a biologic study of Plum Island.
It may come as a surprise to learn that the brand-new zoning code of our capital city, Hartford, is now among the most sustainable in the country. But it’s true!
On occasion of historic papal visit to the U.S., CFE/Save the Sound boardmember Edwin Matthews contemplates what Pope Francis could do for the climate.
Hempstead Harbor becomes NY’s second-highest producer of hard clams, adds nearly $1.36 million in value to local economy, says director of Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee
Kensington helps support a multi-million-dollar recreational fishing industry, educational programs from young students, and thousands of jobs.
Steve Resler, retired scientist and active diver, tells us why Plum Island is the perfect site for underwater research and exploration.
Written for the Long Island Sound Study’s Fall 2014 Update, this pair of articles provides great examples of how farming–both on land and at sea–can help reduce hypoxia and improve the Sound’s water quality.
Thanks to Hillary Kenyon for submitting this poem!
This entry in our occassional guest series highlights the transition of a local family farm to solar power.
Sandy Breslin, Director of Governmental Affairs at Audubon Connecticut, talks about the importance of speaking out for the birds at the Long Island Sound Citizens Summit on Friday in the next post of our series.