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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HUGE Turnout for Pond Lily Planting

On April 9, between 150 and 200 volunteers came together with Senator Blumenthal, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, state Rep. Pat Dillon, and other agencies and officials to plant native shrubs and shoots along the bank of the West River in New Haven.

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A Time to Be Grateful: (Stream)banking on Volunteers

From planting native grasses to walking the banks of urban streams, our Green Projects team counts on volunteers to get the job done.

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Hands in the ground: help us build a rain garden

Have you ever wanted to create a Rain Garden, but don’t know how? Now is your chance to learn!

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Our Water Quality Monitoring Results for July

Our staff and volunteers have tested 51 sites in Westchester County and Greenwich for water-borne bacteria. Here’s what they found.

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CFE/Save the Sound 2013 Year-in-Review

2013 was another exciting and successful year for the Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program, Save the Sound. We helped secure $1 billion for Connecticut’s Clean Water Fund to help towns pay for much-needed sewer system upgrades. We have been working on a number of land conservation projects, including thousands of acres in […]

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