2016 Year in Review

We can’t let 2016 slip into history without acknowledging some of the great achievements you were part of this year!

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A Watchdog visit to Byram River

In October, Tracy Brown and Peter Linderoth from our NY office patrolled the Byram River on a beautiful fall day. Joining them was David Alderisio who had documented several dry weather flowing storm drains draining into the Byram River, some on the Port Chester, NY side and some on the Greenwich, CT side. From the boat […]

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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 […]

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Sunken Meadow Restoration Saga Continues

Sunken Meadow planting is latest step in $2.5 million restoration and resiliency effort

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Hard Work Pays Off at Hyde Pond

Volunteers came together in this family-friendly event to restore the stream bank along Whitford Brook in Mystic, CT.

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How Can a River be Transformed in Just 3 Minutes?

For the first time in over 350 years, Whitford Brook flows free! Save the Sound, supported by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Patagonia, championed the effort to remove Hyde Pond dam in Mystic, CT. The entire dam removal process was captured on camera and transformed into a time lapse video.

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A suburban adventure on the West River & its tributaries

Doused in bug spray, wielding a clipboard, a walking stick, and a machete, it’s early but I’m glad to be outside before the heat sets in and the bugs come out. I’m here with Brian Holdt—a member of CFE/Save the Sound’s Green Projects Team—and we’re on an adventure.

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Photo Journal: Sunken Meadow State Park marsh planting

Nearly 60 volunteers and 10 coordinators braved the muddy conditions to plant over 3000 plants over 3 hours. This is part of an ongoing process with the goal of converting 1 acre of mudflats into salt marsh, a feat calling for 12,000 individual cordgrass plants.

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