National Estuaries Week Events 2016
Coastal Cleanup / Coastal Resiliency

National Estuaries Week Events 2016

New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound is celebrating National Estuaries Week September 17 – 24 with a series of interactive and educational events throughout the Long Island Sound region. This annual celebration of estuaries—the vital coastal zones where freshwater rivers meet salty seas—is sponsored by Restore America’s Estuaries and its member organizations including Save … Continue reading

Byram Beach, Greenwich CT
Coastal Resiliency / Long Island Sound / Western Sound

Byram Beach, Greenwich CT

Byram Beach is part of the 20-acre Byram Park in western Greenwich. From Memorial Day to Labor Day lifeguards are on duty. Park passes and parking permits are required. Over the past decade, Greenwich has invested over $70 million in upgrades to the sewage treatment and collection system. This continued investment in clean water has … Continue reading

Clark Avenue Beach, CT
Clean Water / Coastal Resiliency

Clark Avenue Beach, CT

This is the public beach for the Short Beach neighborhood in Branford. The data and field investigations strongly suggest that bacterial pollution at this beach is caused by wet weather/stormwater issues. Three stormwater drains dump either onto the beach itself or just west of the beach. So when it rains, stormwater runoff from neighborhood streets … Continue reading