Learning from Tri-State clean community energy experts

Local governments from Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey are independently building opportunities to switch to clean energy: New York is one of the most active community solar markets in the country, with plans to stimulate another 1,000 MW in the near future Meanwhile Connecticut and New Jersey have launched community solar pilot programs–but they still […]

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40 Favorite Places Around Connecticut and Long Island Sound

To celebrate CFE/Save the Sound’s 40th anniversary, our members, staff, board members, and supporters helped us assemble a master list of 40 treasured places around Connecticut and Long Island Sound. Take a look and you might discover a new favorite place of your own! 1. Rocky Top property, Hamden, CT “In Hamden, one of our […]

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Hamden Tornado 2018

Hamden Tornado May 15, 2018 While our region is less prone to extreme weather than many, warming waters and changing currents are fueling stronger storms. Many New York and Connecticut residents have experienced flooding, power outages, and high winds over the last several years. On May 15, 2018, south central Connecticut was hit with two […]

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Tantalizing: the Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife, Part 3

Matt Schlesinger, chief zoologist with the NY Natural Heritage Program, describes listening for rare bird calls and watching for foraging sea turtles as the program completes a biologic study of Plum Island.

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Hartford’s new zoning code an environmental win!

It may come as a surprise to learn that the brand-new zoning code of our capital city, Hartford, is now among the most sustainable in the country. But it’s true! 

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Pope Francis’ Environmental Appeal: Care for Our Common Home

On occasion of historic papal visit to the U.S., CFE/Save the Sound boardmember Edwin Matthews contemplates what Pope Francis could do for the climate.

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Guest post: How Hempstead Harbor’s clam recovery is fueling the local economy.

Hempstead Harbor becomes NY’s second-highest producer of hard clams, adds nearly $1.36 million in value to local economy, says director of Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee

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A Local Angler’s Call to Action: Save the Kensington Fish Hatchery

Kensington helps support a multi-million-dollar recreational fishing industry, educational programs from young students, and thousands of jobs.

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