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

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

Volunteer to test water quality
Clean Water / Volunteers / Western Sound

Volunteer to test water quality

Volunteers are needed! Become a citizen scientist and be empowered to get into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish. Interested volunteers should contact pollution@savethesound.org for more information. If you live near Port Chester, Rye, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Pelham, Mount Vernon, Harrison, Scarsdale, and Greenwich we need … Continue reading