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

How Can a River be Transformed in Just 3 Minutes?
Events / Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Habitat Restoration / Photos / Volunteers

How Can a River be Transformed in Just 3 Minutes?

For the first time in over 350 years, Whitford Brook flows free! Save the Sound, supported by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Patagonia, championed the effort to remove Hyde Pond dam in Mystic, CT. The entire dam removal process was captured on camera and transformed into a time lapse video. Continue reading