Press release: Suffolk County Legislature opposes sale of Plum Island

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2017 Suffolk County Legislature strongly opposes sale, supports conservation of Plum Island Bipartisan letter of strong opposition sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo SMITHTOWN, N.Y. – Members of the Suffolk County Legislature signed a letter sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday unanimously opposing the sale of Plum Island by […]

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Jump into Earth Month events!

Earth Month has arrived! It’s time to get back outside and enjoy the land, air, and water you’ve worked so hard to protect. We’re looking forward to a month of hiking, marching, and engaging environmental advocates in conversations about water quality and land conservation. Jump into our active and educational events coming up in Connecticut […]

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Your Legal Watchdogs

With your support, we’re fighting to stop water pollution in our rivers and the Sound and to protect precious landscapes and wildlife habitat. Here’s the latest news on just a few of our most critical projects. Saving Plum Island CFE/Save the Sound and six other organizations and individuals filed suit in July against the Department of […]

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Your Legal Watchdogs

With your support, we’re fighting to stop water pollution in our rivers and the Sound and to protect precious landscapes and wildlife habitat. Here’s the latest news on just a few of our most critical projects. Saving Plum Island CFE/Save the Sound and six other organizations and individuals filed suit in July against the Department of […]

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Plum Island: CFE/Save the Sound et al file suit against Homeland Security & GSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 8, 2016 Contact: 203-787-0646 SAVE THE SOUND AND OTHERS FILE FEDERAL COURT COMPLAINT AGAINST DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION OVER PLUM ISLAND Agencies’ handling of planned sale of island violates federal law and would put endangered wildlife at risk New Haven, Conn. – Connecticut Fund for the […]

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House unanimously passes “Don’t Sell Plum Island” bill

In a bi-partisan, bi-state effort, the U.S. House has passed Congressman Zeldin’s bill for an impartial study of Plum Island and a halt to marketing it to developers.

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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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Rabbits, Bats, Beetles, and More: The Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife Will Soon be Revealed

This article is the second in a series following the ongoing work of the New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP) on Plum Island.

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