Senator Murphy leads discussion on health of Long Island Sound

Representatives from area environmental organizations, and environmentally-minded residents, gathered at the Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center in Milford Sunday, March 10, with U.S. Senator Chris Murphy to talk about the health of Long Island Sound and other issues. One of the attendees, DJ King of DJ King Lobsters in Branford, told the senator that lobsters have almost disappeared and that he … read more

Report cites improvement in Long Island Sound

The biennial Long Island Sound Report Card delivered a stamp of approval for more than a decade’s worth of federal and state investment in improvements to sewage treatment facilities in both Connecticut and New York. Save the Sound staff cautioned that individual beaches and bays face continued challenges (testing monitored “open water” conditions only, according to a press release), that … read more

Successes & weird finds at International Coastal Cleanup Day

An estimated 900 Save the Sound volunteers hit 31 Connecticut beaches last Saturday and Sunday for International Coastal Cleanup Day. Local land trusts and conservation groups, a SCUBA club, Bridgeport’s US District Court, businesses, and hundreds of high school and college students came out to pick up trash from their favorite spots across Connecticut’s shoreline. Unusual finds included a carburetor … read more