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04/14/201710/29/2017 Sea Grant Awards Over $676K to a Total of Three Long Island Sound Study Research Grants | Long Island Sound (Research) - Press Release: Studies look into some of the most serious threats to the ecological health of Long Island Sound, a water body designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as an Estuary of National Significance.
03/09/201209/10/2017 New York Educators Help Restore Threatened Coastal Habitats in Louisiana and at Home | Education - News: As featured in Newsday, The Port Times Record and documented in a blog ... A group of educators who traveled to southern Louisiana in February 2012 to rebuild habitats devastated by recent natural and man-made events are now relating the wetlands loss education they learned to habitat loss occurring in New York.
01/14/201309/10/2017 New York Volunteers Augment Restoration’s Success in Southern Louisiana | Education - News: As featured in Louisiana's WaterMarks magazine, NOAA Coastal Services magazine and reported by several media outlets: To learn about wetland loss in southern Louisiana and how it relates to the habitat loss occurring in New York, a group of 14 educators traveled to the Bayou State in late February 2012 to rebuild habitats devastated by recent natural and man-made events. This was the second time in as many years that such a trip was planned.
03/07/201109/10/2017 Blog Documents Habitat Restoration Efforts in Louisiana | : A group of New York educators traveled to Louisiana in late February '11 to rebuild tidal wetlands and maritime forest communities devastated by recent natural and man-made events.
02/21/201109/10/2017 Sea Grant and NYSMEA Team Up for Hands-on Oil Spill Education and Restoration Efforts | : NYSG staff and NYSMEA educators embark on five-day trip to south Louisiana to learn about restoration efforts and talk with experts about wildlife rehabilitation.
08/25/201009/10/2017 Long Island Sound Study's Sum '10 Newsletter Educates on Oil Spills | Long Island Sound Study - News: LISS's latest issue of Sound Update focuses on oil spills - whether oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill will reach the Sound, and our preparedness to handle such events.
04/21/201409/10/2017 New Book Synthesizes Decades of Long Island Sound Research | Long Island Sound - News: Stony Brook, NY, April 21, 2014 - In late 2013, the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) announced that t...
06/08/201209/10/2017 Volunteer to Help New York State Parks and Long Island Sound Study | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: Efforts Assist in Protection of New York's State Parks Contacts: Larissa Graham, New...
04/18/201209/10/2017 Long Island Sound Study Educates at "Under the Sea" | Long Island Sound Study - News: New York Sea Grant's Long Island Sound Study outreach Coordinator Larissa Graham had students make a "promise" to protect the Sound. As stewards, the students colored pictures of some of the more than 170 fish species and 1,200 invertebrate species common to Long Island Sound.
02/21/201209/10/2017 NYSMEA and NYSG Re-Team for Habitat Restoration Efforts and Wetlands Loss Education | Education - News: NYSG and NYSMEA staff led about a dozen educators and teachers during a five-day trip to south Louisiana in late February 2012 to learn about plant restoration efforts and talk with experts about tidal wetlands loss. This is the second year that NYSG and NYSMEA have partnered for this in-the-field experience. Following the trip, the educators will share what they have learned with other NYSMEA members, students and the general public through both a Web blog (with content provided by NYSG) and a Web casts at the Association's annual conference this summer.
09/29/201109/10/2017 Capture the King Tide Contest | Long Island Sound Study - News: The Long Island Sound Study is participating in the King Tide campaign (mid-late October 2011) in an effort to help communities and individuals visualize the impacts of sea level rise. And we need your help!
07/13/201109/10/2017 Long Island Sound: Ours to protect, restore, and enjoy | Long Island Sound Study - News: Although so much has been done to protect and restore Long Island Sound, there is much left to do. Each of us affects the Sound in some way so it is up to all of us to work to keep it healthy and safe for our use.
07/11/201109/10/2017 LI Sound's Sentinel Monitoring for Climate Change Program Launches | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: The goal of this strategy is to collect sentinel data to provide scientists and managers with the information necessary to prioritize climate change impacts and determine appropriate adaptation strategies.
06/16/201109/10/2017 After More Than 40 Years, Hempstead Harbor Reopens Shellfish Areas | Long Island Sound Study - News: On June 1, NYSDEC reopened approximately 2,500 acres of shellfish beds for shellfish harvesting in outer Hempstead Harbor and Long Island Sound.
05/06/201109/10/2017 Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program | Long Island Sound Study - News: Through this program, certified educators share their successful strategies for implementing Long Island Sound into existing curricula with their peers in professional development workshops.
03/08/201109/10/2017 $1.28M for Long Island Sound Research | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: Sea Grant programs in CT and NY have awarded $1.28M  in research grants to examine some of the most serious threats to the ecological health of Long Island Sound.
02/21/201109/10/2017 Winter Sampling in LI Sound | New York Coastlines, Winter 2011: Well prepared for winter sampling in their survival gear, a Sea Grant Scholar and a research lab assistant share with us what they're finding in winter samples on LIS.
01/24/201109/10/2017 Long Island Sound Health 2010 | Long Island Sound Study - News: How does Long Island Sound measure up? The report uses environmental indicators of the Sound’s health in the areas of water quality, coastal and aquatic animal populations, habitats, and land use.
10/25/201009/10/2017 NYSG Specialist Offers Students an Outdoor Classroom Experience | Long Island Sound Study - News: As reported in several newspaper feature articles, NYSG's Long Island Sound Study outreach coordinator is working with local middle school students as part of an outdoor classroom program.
09/20/201009/10/2017 National Estuary Day & International Coastal Cleanup Day | : National Estuary Day and International Coastal Cleanup Day are both on Saturday, Sept 25th. How will you be helping this weekend?
06/10/201009/09/2017 NYSG Partners to Re-launch, Manage NYSMEA Web Site | New York Coastlines, Summer 2010:

This past spring, NYSG partnered with the New York State Marine Education Association to re-launch the Association’s Web site, a benefit to educators from all levels.

06/09/201009/09/2017 LISS: Redesign, Research & More | Long Island Sound Study - News: A newly-redesigned Long Island Sound Study Web site, an award-winning NYSG Outreach Coordinator and current and upcoming related research make this latest round of Long Island Sound news.
04/27/201009/09/2017 LI Sound Marine Spatial Planning Forum | Long Island Sound Study - News: Connecticut and New York Sea Grant programs will host a forum on Marine Spatial Planning for Long Island Sound on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus.
09/09/200909/09/2017 A Sound Research Cruise on the R/V Seawolf | :

In August '09, Newsday's Jennifer Smith accompanied SoMAS researchers aboard the R/V Seawolf  on a day-long sampling cruise in the area of the western Long Island Sound near Execution Rocks. Dr. Gordon Taylor, Dr. Kamazima Lwiza, and their students collected water samples for their study of the interplay between microscopic organisms, water mixing, and summertime hypoxia (low oxygen conditions.) The study is one of five two-year research projects funded in large part through the US EPA’s Long Island Sound Study with additional funds from the New York and Connecticut Sea Grant programs.

11/26/200809/09/2017 Local high school students assist in protecting the Nissequogue River Watershed | Long Island Sound Study: The Action Plan for the Nissequogue River Watershed was only recently released, but already students from two local high schools are involved in projects to protect the watershed.
11/26/200809/09/2017 New Stewardship Plan for Nissequogue River is Called to Action | Long Island Sound Study:

High School Students, elected officials and partner organizations support a new Stewardship Action Plan for the Nissequogue River, which highlights the watershed's significant ecological and recreational values.

06/20/200809/09/2017 A Ferry-Based Observing System for Long Island Sound | Publications: Success Stories - Research: In an NYSG-funded research project, investigators equipped a commercial ferry with a variety of sensors to monitor and collect data about the LI Sound as it makes its daily transects. In real-time, the data is transmitted for use through the Sound Science Web site.
02/19/200809/09/2017 Long Island Sound Study Gets A New Educator | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: Larissa Graham joins NYSG as its new Long Island Sound Public Outreach Coordinator.
04/08/200809/09/2017 NYSG Staff: | Profiles - Anna Meili Weshner-Dunning: Staff Directory for NYSG Administration and Extension Staff
04/17/201409/04/2017 Long Island Sound Stewardship in New York | Long Island Sound Study - News: In Spring 2014, Long Island Sound Study partners with the Town of Brookhaven for field trips to several Long Island Sound Stewardship Sites.
06/29/201608/21/2017 A Report Card for Long Island Sound | Long Island Sound Study - News: This Eco Health Report Card compares five water quality indicators: dissolved oxygen, nitrogen, chlorophyll a, phosphorus and water clarity
06/28/201606/28/2016 Second Annual Ferry 2 Two Roads Event to Benefit NYSG's Long Island Sound Outreach Efforts | Long Island Sound Study - News: This summertime celebratory event is slated for a 10:15 AM start at the Port Jeff- Bridgeport Ferry Terminal in Port Jefferson, NY on Saturday, July 9, 2016.
06/09/201606/22/2016 Sound Scholars and Stewards | Publications: New York Coastlines, Spring/Summer 2016: Summertime brings many greener views and bluer skies, but it also presents environmental challenges, like low-oxygen water conditions, which pose threats to the organisms that live in those waters. NYSG has funded many research studies on hypoxia, especially in Long Island Sound, where we also engage students and teachers in the process of examining the estuary's water quality.
04/02/201508/28/2015 $843,424 Awarded for Long Island Sound Research | Long Island Sound (Research) - Press Release: Sea Grant Programs in New York and Connecticut as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Long Island Sound Study are funding these two-year water quality studies.
12/15/201412/19/2014 Q & A With Dr. K: How has the Sound Changed? | Long Island Sound Study - News: At a recent New York Sea Grant sponsored climate change teacher workshop, Dr. K. was asked a really interesting question about human caused changes in Long Island Sound
12/15/201412/15/2014 Long Island Pitches in for NY’s First Invasive Species Week | Long Island Sound Study - News: Learn more on "what you can do" in your own backyard via The Long Island Sound Study and the New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse.
12/15/201412/15/2014 Hands-On Teacher Workshops a “Re-Sounding” Success | Long Island Sound Study - News: In Fall 2014, formal and informal educators from all along New York’s Long Island Sound coastline learned about Long Island Sound topics of marine debris, geology, and climate change through hands-on teacher workshops.
04/19/201109/09/2014 Upcoming Research Symposium Spotlights Long Island Sound | Long Island Sound Study - News: The meeting includes a special symposium on Long Island Sound, a water body designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1985 as an Estuary of National Significance.
04/14/201404/21/2014 Sound Still Suffers from Hypoxia | Long Island Sound - News: This is an indication that other factors are at play, an issue that Sea Grant scholar Elizabeth Suter pursued with NYSG-funded SBU SoMAS co-investigators whose research was published in a February 2014 issue of the Marine Ecology Progress Series Journal.
02/18/201402/19/2014 Long Island Sound 2014 Mentor Teacher Program | Long Island Sound Study - News: New York Sea Grant is currently accepting applications for four Mentor Teachers as part of the Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program, now in its fourth year in New York.
08/12/201312/19/2013 NOAA, EPA, NYSDEC, Others Partner to Survey Long Island Sound's Seafloor | Long Island Sound - News: An update to a multi-year seafloor mapping project for Long Island Sound first announced in early summer '12 by a number of partners, including NOAA, Sea Grant's federal funding agency.
03/15/201312/19/2013 New Report Tracks Health of Long Island Sound | Long Island Sound - News: How does Long Island Sound measure up? Find out by downloading the Sound Health 2012 report. The report looks at indicators of the Sound’s health in the areas of water quality, coastal and animal populations, climate, habitats, and land use.
04/03/201312/19/2013 Volunteers Pitch in at LISS-designated Stewardship Areas | Long Island Sound - News: Last Summer and Fall, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) and the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) held four volunteer events around the Sound at recreational and ecological important LISS-designated Stewardship Areas.
08/10/201310/02/2013 NYSG’s New Outreach Coordinator Hosts LI Sound Workshop | New York Coastlines, Summer 2013: Starting in the Summer and running through Fall 2013, New York Sea Grant’s new Long Island Sound Study Coordinator, Amy Boyajian, offers a series of workshops to show high school teachers how they can incorporate hands-on activities like seining and water quality testing into their curricula.
03/20/201308/26/2013 Sea Grant, EPA Award Over $700K for LI Sound Research | Long Island Sound - News: The Sea Grant programs of Connecticut and New York, with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound Study program, fund $708,308 in research grants helping efforts to improve water quality and adapt to climate change. The two projects involve teams of researchers in three states, making it a truly collaborative effort.
08/10/201308/26/2013 Sea Grant and US EPA Begin New Long Island Sound Research | New York Coastlines, Summer 2013: In Spring 2013, the Sea Grant programs of CT and NY, with the U.S. EPA’s Long Island Sound Study program, began funding over $708K in research that will help efforts to improve water quality and adapt to climate change.
04/12/201304/12/2013 NYSG Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentors | Long Island Sound - News: Each grade level specific pair will work together to plan and execute a professional development session for their peers that will be conducted in New York.
08/03/201209/10/2012 Volunteers Collect Data on Threatened & Endangered Species on Great Gull Island | Long Island Sound Study - News: New York Sea Grant's LISS Outreach Coordinator Larissa Graham organized several summer trips to Great Gull Island, a LISS Stewardship Area located at the far eastern end of Long Island Sound in New York.
09/10/201209/10/2012 LI Sound Science Abstract Submissions invited for ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting | Long Island Sound - News: Abstract Submissions are invited on any aspect of Long Island Sound science, policy, and outreach for the ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, February 17-22, 2013. Submission deadline for these abstracts is October 5, 2012.
08/22/201208/31/2012 NY Educators Bring Louisiana Wetlands Stewardship Back Home | Education - News: To learn about wetland loss in southern Louisiana and how it relates to the habitat loss occurring in New York, a group of 14 educators traveled to the Bayou State in late February 2012 to rebuild habitats devastated by recent natural and man-made events. This was the second time in as many years that such a trip was planned.

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