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10/16/2020 In Media: $2.1 Million Awarded for Sea Grant Research on NY’s Coastal Environment | Research - News: NYSG has awarded more than $2.1 million to support six coastal science research projects —three of which are being led by Stony Brook University faculty — that explore topics relating to and benefiting New York’s coastal environment, communities and economies.
08/13/2020 #DontTrashLISound: Summer 2020 Social Media Campaign Focuses on PPEs | Long Island Sound Study - News: One of the focal points of this year’s #DontTrashLISound social media campaign is a problem that's grown during the COVID-19 pandemic: personal protective equipment
09/16/2020 $2.1 Million Awarded for Sea Grant Research on NY’s Coastal Environment, Communities & Aquaculture | Research - Press Release: “This set of projects will contribute to the long-standing and growing body of NYSG-supported science-based knowledge available to coastal communities in New York State.”
09/22/2020 NYSG's “Currents Clips” Wins 2020 Folio Award for ‘Best Social Media Public Awareness Campaign’ | Currents Clips - News: Launched in mid-2019 as a limited series, this collection of one- to two-minute videos immerses NYSG's subscribers and followers into the program's coastal research, extension and education work.
04/19/2020 On YouTube: Plastics - "We're The Problem, But We're The Solution. Be The Change" | Research - News: In this video, two students from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia introduce us to some of the New York Sea Grant-funded researchers studying marine debris and microplastics ... and encourage us to "Be the Change."
05/08/2019 Currents Clips | News: This is a new series of one to two minute video summaries that immerse NYSG's Web site visitors, social media followers and NY Coastlines subscribers into the program's coastal research, extension and education stories.
08/10/2013 Fact Sheet: Lake Erie | New York Coastlines, Summer 2013: This four-page fact sheet addresses invasive species, harmful algal blooms and other concerns for the shallowest, but one of the most productive Great Lakes in the system.
07/14/2020 New York Coastlines, Summer 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the summer 2020 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 that fall to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
04/07/2020 New York Coastlines, Spring 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the spring 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in mid-July to our e-subscribers. Sign up and we'll send you issues weeks before it's online.
12/06/2019 New York Coastlines, Fall 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the fall 2019 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in mid-February 2020 to our e-subscribers. We'll send you the issue before it's online in early March.
04/21/2020 Earth Day at 50: New York Sea Grant looks at the past, present, and future | Education - News: In celebration of 50 years of Earth Day, NYSG joins NOAA, its federal parent agency, to examine some of its education programs that are making a measurable difference for the environment.
04/23/2020 In Photos: Long Island Sound Marine Debris Reduction | Marine Debris - Press Release: The Marine Debris Action Plan for Long Island Sound, led by Sea Grant programs in New York and Connecticut, is one of eight projects awarded funding through NOAA’s Sea Grant-Marine Debris Special Projects Competition.
04/19/2020 Plastics floating in the water: What are the risks? | Research - News: NYSG-funded researchers sought to answer a few key questions: How long does it take for common plastics to degrade in the water? What pollutants might be hitchhiking on the outer surfaces of these circulating, cast-off polymers?
06/25/2020 In Media: RIT researchers receive grant to study microplastic pollution in Lake Ontario | Marine Debris / Research - News: An interdisciplinary team is studying (with funding from New York Sea Grant) how microplastics accumulate in the lake's ecosystem
06/24/2020 In Media: Sea Grant Coordinates Marine Debris Action Plan for LI Sound | Marine Debris - News: Sea Grant programs in New York and Connecticut are coordinating a Marine Debris Action Plan for Long Island Sound to develop a comprehensive strategy to rid the Long Island Sound of as much debris as possible.
06/24/2020 In Media: Musings on Marine Debris | Ocean Action Plan - News: When it comes to marine debris, what happens to this garbage littering our communities? How did it get there? Whose responsibility is it to clean it up? And, who can help make sure that these places stay clean?
04/19/2020 Tiny organisms in the water eating plastic: Could it harm us all? | Research - News: Projects like this one, funded by New York Sea Grant, have brought attention to microplastics, small plastic particles that have found their way into our waterways.
12/13/2010 Marine Debris / Microplastics in New York's Waters | Marine Debris - News: The topic of marine debris is well detailed in New York Sea Grant's fact sheet on"Microplastics" (p...
03/14/2020 NYSG & Mid-Atlantic Partners: Preventing Balloon Debris | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2020): Reducing intentional balloon debris, one of the most prevalent and damaging “acceptable” forms of coastal littering, is uniting NYSG and Mid-Atlantic partners
03/15/2020 New York Sea Grant Research: Results and Impacts | Research - News: For nearly 50 years, New York Sea Grant has been supporting university-based research related to a variety of marine, Hudson estuary, and Great Lakes topics and issues.
02/25/2019 On YouTube: Preventing Harmful Balloon Debris Along New York’s Marine Coast | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2019): NYSG programming is addressing the issue of harmful balloon debris through removal, outreach, and public awareness-building projects
11/14/2019 On YouTube, In Photos: Cleaning Up and Surveying Balloon Debris on Jones Beach | Ocean Action Plan - News: NYSG's Ocean and Marine Outreach Coordinator, is part of a Mid-Atlantic effort to study the extent of the balloon debris issue throughout the region, clean up debris, and provide outreach and alternatives to releasing balloons into the environment.
10/10/2017 In Photos: Sea Grant Brings GLEEE to A-Z Summer Education Workshop on Lake Ontario | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: Using the “teach-the-teacher” workshop approach in which teachers interact with scientists, NYSG coastal education programming prepares hundreds of teachers to educate and engage thousands of students as the next generation of Great Lakes-literate citizens.
08/31/2018 In Photos, On YouTube: Sea Grant Extends A-Z GLEEE Education on Lake Ontario | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: NYSG coastal education programming prepares hundreds of teachers to educate and engage thousands of students as the next generation of Great Lakes-literate citizens.
08/02/2019 New York Coastlines, Early Summer 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the early summer issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, slated for release to our subscribers in November.
04/01/2019 On Air: The Environmental Impact of Plastic Bags | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: Lawmakers plan on passing plastic bag ban as part of state budget; NYSG provides insights on potential related marine debris issues.
08/22/2018 Helen Domske receives IAGLR’s Vallentyne Award, Among Others, For Her Excellence in Education | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: Domske’s nearly 40 years of research and outreach are exemplary. The NYSG Coastal Education Specialist has interacted on a highly effective level with a wide variety of audiences.
09/03/2018 Legislature Fights to Preserve County Waters | Marine Coastal Processes & Facilities / Marinas - News: Sea Grant Specialist Says Youth Education is Key. Microplastics ending up in local waters are among the most pressing issues on Long Island.
04/27/2018 On Air: Community Matters – Water Politics: Saving the Great Lakes | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: RFA public affairs director Jason Sample talks with Dr. Sherri “Sam” Mason with Fredonia State and Helen Domske with NY Sea Grant.
12/10/2018 On Air: NYSG's Great Lakes Educator Receives Award, Standing Ovation at National Conference | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: WBFO's Angelica Morrison talks with Great Lakes expert Helen Domske about her recent award and her reaction after receiving a standing ovation.
12/15/2018 On YouTube: Kathleen Fallon Shares Hurricane Information with Long Islanders | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Speaking to an audience seated below the historic flood level, NYSG's Kathleen Fallon shared information about forecasting, communications, and preparedness at the Hurricane Forum at the end of September.
06/20/2019 On YouTube: NYSG Offers Interactive Coastal-Themed Activities at Stony Brook University's Earthstock | Education - News: In addition to offering some interactive activities, NYSG provided festival-goers with fact sheets on rip currents safety and newsletters like Sound Update, which provides a snapshot of efforts being undertaken by Long Island Sound Study, a NYSG partner organization.
09/09/2018 Sea Grant Spotlights What You Can Do to Help Long Island Sound | Long Island Sound Study - News: In its second year, LISS's marine debris campaign, LISS’s second focused on encouraging Long Island Sound residents to “Break the Single-Use Plastic Habit” by bringing their reusable bags and bottles to the beach.
12/15/2014 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.
03/22/2019 New York Coastlines, Late Winter 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: In June, NYSG will release the late Spring / early Summer '19 issue of its flagship publication, New York Coastlines. E-subscribers will receive it first, so be sure to sign up ... and, in the meantime, check out our late Winter '19 edition.
06/09/2016 New York Sea Grant Announces New Omnibus Research Projects | Publications: New York Coastlines, Spring/Summer 2016: Mitigating the impacts of climate change and human activities on coastal community resilience, wate...
06/22/2016 NY Sea Grant Educator Receives Distinguished Scientist Award | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: "Being recognized by other scientists is extremely rewarding and following in the footsteps of acclaimed scientists is a true honor,“ says NYSG Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske.
04/30/2014 On Air: Microplastics in Our Waters Takes Center Stage 2014 State of Lake Erie Meeting | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education (Marine Debris) - News: "For years people have worried about the environmental impacts from plastics left behind in the oceans and Great Lakes," writes NYSG's Helen Domske in a two-page "Microbeads" fact sheet. "Some plastic particles result from the breakdown of larger plastic items, but others are small plastic spheres known as microbeads."
10/07/2017 On Air: NY Sea Grant Posts “Info Bursts” on Great Lakes Issues | NY Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program - Press Release: Topics for the 60-second CurrentCast segments include: protecting pets from algal bloom, Great Lakes rip currents, lakefront landscaping, the Erie Canal, invasive species, microbeads and coastal education.
06/29/2016 Poster: The Great Lakes Basin | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: This comprehensive publication takes a look at The Great Lakes — Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario — which contain 20% of the world’s fresh surface water. Examined is the Lakes' geology, early and modern history and stressors, including invasive species, harmful algal blooms and more.
11/05/2010 Sea Grant's Return Unwanted Medicines & Personal Care Products Education | : Details Sea Grant's Return Unwanted Medicines education efforts since 2009.
03/29/2011 NYSG's Green Tips for Coastal Living | : Spread the word and educate your family, friends, and neighbors about ways they can help protect the waters of New York, from the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island Sound to Lakes Ontario and Erie and all points in between ...

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