From suits to shovels, working together in 2018

Whether you were digging in the ground alongside CFE/Save the Sound staff, testifying at the legislature, or supporting our work with your gifts, you’ve done great things for our shared land, air, and water this year. Here are just a few highlights from the work we’ve done together. In the Field Fish migration on the […]

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7 Awesome Long Island Sound Public Beaches for Water Quality

 SoundHealthExplorer.org Publishes New Beach Grades for 2011-2015 Some beach goers rate beaches by the texture of the sand, or the quality of the bathrooms or the price of admission. At Save the Sound, we care about water quality. In an effort to recognize success, Save the Sound is highlighting 7 public Long Island Sound beaches […]

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Clark Avenue Beach, CT

This is the public beach for the Short Beach neighborhood in Branford. The data and field investigations strongly suggest that bacterial pollution at this beach is caused by wet weather/stormwater issues. Three stormwater drains dump either onto the beach itself or just west of the beach. So when it rains, stormwater runoff from neighborhood streets […]

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Branford Point Beach, CT

This sandy Sound beach next to Parker Park offers a picnic area and a playground. There are lifeguards on duty from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Parking in the Park lot requires a resident parking pass. In an effort to improve local water quality, the Town of Branford invested in both upgrading its sewage treatment […]

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Save the Sound starts summer water quality monitoring and beach alerts

Efforts will increase knowledge about water pollution in Westchester, Nassau, and Greenwich

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International Coastal Cleanup is here!

Let’s get the plastic bags, bottles, caps, packaging, and cigarette butts off our beaches and protect Long Island Sound!

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Westchester Sound Swim Alert for the Weekend of June 6 and 7

Sunday, June 8: The beaches are open today. Enjoy! The water quality is fine at Westchester’s Long Island Sound beaches, and they are open for swimming today, Saturday, June 7.

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Sound Swim Alert for Westchester: Beaches Open!

Sunday, June 1, 2014: The beaches in Westchester are open and the water is fine! Saturday, May 31, 2014: The water at the Long Island Sound beaches in Westchester is clean and the beaches are open today. So if you don’t mind cool and breezy temperatures, and cool water, enjoy!

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