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11/21/2023 In Media: Long Sound Study Work Group Helps Create Plan To Protect Island's Vulnerable Marshland | Long Island Sound Study - News: Long Island Sound Study's Sustainable and Resilient Communities Work Group's “goal is to help communities anticipate and overcome disturbances caused by a changing climate" such as sea level rise, extreme weather events and other impacts.
08/21/2023 Protecting Water Quality, from Far above the Earth | Research – News: Satellites have been used in a study led by a City College of New York investigator to monitor water quality in the Long Island Sound — taking measurements over wide spans of territory and time.
08/17/2023 Exploring Undersea Habitats, and Conserving Them | Research – News: NYSG-funded researchers from SBU SoMAS used mathematical models to explore and understand undersea habitats, with the aim of conserving them.
07/27/2023 Long Island Sound Facts - Social Media Campaign | Long Island Sound Study - News: #LISoundFacts is a collection of facts about the health of Long Island Sound and its diverse habitat and wildlife.
06/05/2023 New York Coastlines, Late Spring 2023 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Late Spring 2023 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release later this Summer, likely in late August, to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
05/28/2023 On YouTube: ABC 7's 'Kickoff to a Long Island Summer' — Sea Grant Examines the Health of the Sound | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: As highlighted in the Eyewitness News annual summer special, a suite of new projects focusing on Long Island Sound are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
05/17/2023 On Air: New York Sea Grant to Look at Ways to Reduce Pollution in Waterways | Marine Debris - News: Funding, part of a larger $27M funding effort by NOAA (Sea Grant’s parent organization), supports four projects focusing on ways to reduce plastic and other types of pollution in NYS’s coastal and river waterways.
05/16/2023 Sea Grant and LISS's 2023 Long Island Sound Coastal Erosion Forums | Long Island Sound Study - News: Two early May 2023 forums brought together a total of 90 attendees (including state and local decision makers, municipal state, and other stakeholders) working to address coastal erosion along the Long Island Sound shoreline.
05/12/2023 In Media: NY Sea Grant Awarded $5.2M To Fight Waterway Pollution | Marine Debris - News: Funding, part of a larger $27M funding effort by NOAA (Sea Grant’s parent organization), supports four projects focusing on ways to reduce plastic and other types of pollution in NYS’s coastal and river waterways.
05/12/2023 In Media: $5.2+M Awarded to NY Sea Grant to Address Marine Debris | Marine Debris - News: Funding, part of a larger $27M funding effort by NOAA (Sea Grant’s parent organization), supports four projects focusing on ways to reduce plastic and other types of pollution in NYS’s coastal and river waterways.
04/28/2023 Long Island Sound Environmental Justice Needs Assessment Underway | Long Island Sound Study - News: Long Island Sound Study is working with a natural resources consulting group to assess the needs, concerns, and challenges facing underserved populations and vulnerable communities related to their coastal environments.
04/28/2023 NY Sea Grant Awarded $5.2+M in Federal Funding to Address Marine Debris | Marine Debris - Press Release: Funding, part of a larger $27M funding effort by NOAA (Sea Grant’s parent organization), supports four projects focusing on ways to reduce plastic and other types of pollution in NYS’s coastal and river waterways.
04/26/2023 In Media: Free Shuttle to Offer Trips to Long Island Sound Beaches For Those Lacking Rides | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
04/26/2023 In Media: Long Island Sound Research Projects Land $6.3M | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
04/26/2023 On Air: Nine Long Island Sound Research Studies Receive Federal Funding | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
04/26/2023 In Media: Research Projects on Protecting Long Island Sound to Be Funded With $6.3M in Grants | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
04/26/2023 In Media: Aquarium-Led Project Focuses on Salt Marshes | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
04/25/2023 In Media: Two SBU Long Island Sound Research Projects Receive NYSG Funding from $6.3M Suite | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
04/23/2023 In Media: Legislator Anker Recognizes New York Sea Grant Specialists | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: The goal of Kathleen and Elizabeth’s work is to help communities anticipate and overcome disturbances caused by a changing climate, including sea level rise and extreme events. They continue to partner with Legislator Anker to provide education and resources for communities dealing with coastal erosion along Long Island’s north shore.
03/24/2023 Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program Returns | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): The Long Island Sound (LIS) Mentor Teacher program supported by NYSG and the LIS Study estuary program connects educators with local resources.
03/24/2023 Community Science LI Educational Webinars Year Two | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): NYSG’s successful Community Science LI webinar series of 2021 continued in 2022, connecting the public with the local environment through participatory science.
03/23/2023 Regional Needs Assessment: Building a Sustainable & Resilient Long Island Sound | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): NYSG Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professionals facilitated a needs assessment to understand climate-related environmental challenges and barriers to action in Long Island Sound communities.
03/23/2023 Flushing Climate Meeting: Preparing Communities for Future Flooding | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): NYSG and partners’ outreach to local communities includes access to science-based expertise and resources to better address potentially deadly climate-related challenges.
03/23/2023 Community Engaged Internship Comes to The Bronx | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): NYSG participation in National Sea Grant’s Community Engaged Internships program provides professional development to undergraduate students from underrepresented and Indigenous communities as well as benefitting local communities.
03/23/2023 First Annual Long Island Sound Sustainable & Resilient Communities Workshop | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): NYSG Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professionals have created a new foundation for focusing shared interest in building the resilience of Long Island Sound communities.
03/23/2023 Long Island Sound Marine Debris Plan Completed | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2023): NYSG in partnership with CT Sea Grant identified and prioritized goals, objectives, strategies, and actions and completed an Action Plan to reduce marine debris in their shared coastal region of Long Island Sound
02/28/2023 More Than $6.3 Million in Funds for New Long Island Sound Research | Long Island Sound (Research) - Press Release: These new projects — focusing on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches and seeking information that can be used to improve the conditions of the estuary for humans and wildlife — are supported by more than $6.3 million in total funds.
01/09/2023 New York Coastlines, Fall / Winter 2022 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Fall / Winter 2022 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release this Spring, likely in mid-late March, to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
11/22/2022 LI Sound Resilience Grants: Local Municipalities and Community Organizations Encouraged to Submit | Long Island Sound Study - News: A new LIS Resilience Planning Support Program in addition to a second round of the LIS Resilience Grant Writing Assistance Program are now available for municipalities and community organizations.
08/15/2022 Long Island Sound: Showcasing Local Stewardship Opportunities | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2022): The Community Science Long Island 2021 webinar series developed by New York Sea Grant and Seatuck, with local scientists and researchers, highlighted the value of getting involved in local resource monitoring.
08/15/2022 Long Island Sound: Sea Grant Interns Bring Long Island Sound Habitats to Virtual Classroom | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2022): A New York Sea Grant-developed educational tool virtually connects teachers and students from classrooms to New York’s coastal habitats.
08/15/2022 Long Island Sound: Outreach Coordinator for NYC and Westchester County | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2022): New York City and Westchester County communities are now assisted by New York Sea Grant’s new Long Island Sound Study Outreach Coordinator.
08/14/2022 Long Island Sound: Building a Sustainable & Resilient Long Island Sound Watershed | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2022): New York Sea Grant has added new extension specialists to the collaborative regional framework that is strengthening the environmental, social, and economic well-being of Long Island Sound communities.
05/30/2022 New York Coastlines, Spring 2022 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Spring 2022 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release this Fall, likely in mid-late November, to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
05/29/2022 In Media: Opinion — Everyone Can Help Make Clean Beaches a Reality | Marine Debris - News: This year’s #DontTrashLISound campaign isn’t going to be harping so much on the ubiquitous litter problem as on solutions — big, small and in-between. Every action people take builds momentum and positive peer pressure for friends and neighbors to join in keeping clean our communities and our most important waterway — Long Island Sound.
05/29/2022 In Media: Annual #DontTrashLISound Campaign Aims to Reduce Plastic Pollution | Marine Debris - News: For the fifth consecutive year of the #DontTrashLISound social media campaign partners focus on hope for reducing plastic pollution in the estuary by highlighting positive steps people are taking to address the issue.
05/29/2022 In Media: Legislator Anker and NYSG to Host a Public Presentation on Coastal Erosion | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: The informational session focuses on erosion, the recession of bluffs and shorelines, rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and disturbances caused by the changing climate.
05/19/2022 Sea Grant Partners to Promote Upcoming Flushing, NY Climate Meeting | Long Island Sound Study - Press Advisory: Just ahead of 2022's storm season, Flushing, NY community gathers for Climate Meeting hosted by Sea Grant, Columbia University, and NYC Emergency Management
05/18/2022 LI Sound Marine Debris Action Plan Organizes Bi-State Partners for Cleaner Coasts, Waterways | Marine Debris - Press Release: Consumer litter, tiny plastic shards, lost or improperly discarded fishing gear and other trash will be more effectively removed or kept out of LIS under the Marine Debris Action Plan for the estuary completed under the leadership of CTSG and NYSG.
04/04/2022 Plastic Pollution and You: NY Sea Grant Curriculum Teaches Ways to Reduce Impact | Marine Debris - Press Release: NYSG has published “Plastic Pollution and You,” a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum focused on a man-made threat to the quality of New York’s marine and freshwater aquatic ecosystems.
03/25/2022 New Sea Grant Specialists in NY and CT Help Expand LI Sound Study's Basin-wide Sound Efforts | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: Sea Grant programs in New York and Connecticut have hired a team of new Long Island Sound Study professionals dedicated to protecting the communities, economy, and environment of the Sound.
03/25/2022 NYSG Expands Long Island Sound Study Outreach Programs in New York City / Western Basin | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: NYSG has provided outreach and education on coastal issues in New York City and Westchester for decades, but never with a position fully dedicated in those areas to Long Island Sound.
03/16/2022 2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference | Long Island Sound (Research) - News: The 2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference will be held at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, CT on Wednesday May 18, 2022.
03/11/2022 In Photos: The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program is BACK! | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program is accepting 2022 applications from 5th—12th-grade educators interested in leading workshops, which teachers across New York can look forward to taking part in the Fall.
02/01/2022 $1.4 Million Awarded for Sea Grant Research on NY’s Coastal Environment, Economies and Communities | Research - Press Release: "These projects will make valuable contributions to the now 50-year legacy of NYSG-supported, science-based knowledge of benefit to New York State’s coastal communities."
08/28/2021 New York Coastlines, Summer 2021 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Summer 2021 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in Spring '22 to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
08/16/2021 #DontTrashLISound: Annual Campaign Brings Hopeful Perspective on Reducing Plastic Pollution | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: You can help increase the campaign’s educational impact by sharing posts to your networks starting on August 16th through International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 18th.
08/07/2021 In Media: River Otters Confirmed in South Shore Waters | Long Island Sound Study - News: “Community Science Long Island” is an education series about community science opportunities (also known as citizen science) in Long Island and the importance of those projects in supporting research and local environmental management efforts.
08/07/2021 In Media: River Otters In Action Along Eastport's Little Seatuck Creek | Long Island Sound Study - News: “Community Science Long Island” is an education series about community science opportunities (also known as citizen science) in Long Island and the importance of those projects in supporting research and local environmental management efforts.
07/25/2021 Sea Grant Programs Support 2021 Bioblitz Events in Northeast and Great Lakes Regions | Long Island Sound Study - News: Sea Grant programs from throughout both the Northeast and Great Lakes regions, including New York, supported “BioBlitz” this past spring and summer, community science efforts to record as many species as possible within a designated location and time period.

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