Two Views: International Coastal Cleanup Day on the Farm River

Curt Johnson, Executive Director of the Save the Sound program, has participated in a dozen coastal cleanups during his tenure. He’s been boating for 50 years, and has lived in the coastal town of Branford, Connecticut, for much of his life. Curt organized a water-based cleanup along Branford’s Farm River in honor of International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 17. […]

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Press Release: Volunteers build green infrastructure skills at Beardsley Zoo planting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2016 Contact: Laura McMillan, 540-292-8429 Bridgeport, Conn. – Local volunteers gained green infrastructure skills last weekend at a hands-on rain garden planting workshop led by Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment. Saturday’s workshop at Beardsley Zoo is part of Save the Sound’s ongoing efforts […]

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Your Beach Needs You! International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016 is Coming

September 17 is International Coastal Cleanup Day, but we’re hosting cleanups all month – and you’re invited to help!

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Would you like to be a Coastal Cleanup Captain?

Attention bird loves, nature lovers, students and responsible citizens: Save the Sound is looking for volunteers to serve as Cleanup Captains in the upcoming International Coastal Cleanup 2016.

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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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High Praise for Hyde Pond

On Saturday, May 7, Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, hosted a celebration and volunteer event at the site of the former Hyde Pond Dam. Project leads, neighbors, about 30 volunteers joined forces to plant native vegetation along Whitford Brook where a barrier blocked water flow and fish passage for up to 350 years.

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Volunteer to test water quality

Volunteers are needed! Become a citizen scientist and be empowered to get into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish. Use these instructions for more information if you are interested in volunteering. If you live near southern Westchester County, Little Neck Bay or Greenwich we need your help. After […]

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