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Long Island East End Supervisors and Mayors Work Together to Save Plum Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2017 East End Supervisors and Mayors Work Together to Save Plum Island Bipartisan letter of support sent to Cuomo, Schumer, Gillibrand, and Zeldin SOUTHOLD, NY. – All five of Long Island’s East End town supervisors and the ten village mayors are appealing to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senators Charles Schumer and … Continue reading

Senator Murphy Talks Shellfish on Walk Across Connecticut
Fisheries & Aquatic Life

Senator Murphy Talks Shellfish on Walk Across Connecticut

On Monday, Senator Chris Murphy set out on a journey to walk across the state of Connecticut. His goal? To see Connecticut in a new way and speak directly with the people he represents in Washington. On Wednesday, we caught up with the Senator at Shell Beach in Guilford, a favorite recreational clamming spot for residents. … Continue reading

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

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