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Launch of America's Great Waters Coalition underscores commitment to restoring America's estuaries

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Region on December 8, 2009 at 7:58 pm

An alliance representing more than 30 organizations came together¬†with lawmakers from across the nation to launch America’s Great Waters Coalition, representing 9 of the largest water ecosystems in 27 of the lower 48 states — and involving nearly half of the country’s population. Read the rest of this entry »

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More than $1 Million for Projects to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

In Bronx, Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Queens on November 2, 2009 at 8:30 pm

Gathering together on the shores of Long Island Sound, top federal and state environmental officials announced 33 grants to state and local government and community groups under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund (Sound Futures
Fund). Read the rest of this entry »

L.I. Sound tournament offers $25,000 prize

In Bronx, Get Wet, Public Waterfront on August 24, 2009 at 9:56 pm

Anglers alert: by next weekend you’ll be having the blues. However, that’s not a depressing thought, since I’m referring to the Greatest Bluefish Tournament on Earth, to be held Aug. 29-30. Read the rest of this entry »

Throgs Neck fire renews Cross Sound Link debate

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on July 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

Debate about a crossing over or under the Long Island Sound has ebbed and flowed for decades and was highlighted anew more than a week ago when a fire reduced access to the Throgs Neck span. Read the rest of this entry »

Caution on bluefish as locals see red on Long Island

In Bronx, Get Wet, Natural Waterfront, Queens on July 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm

We’re back to fishing for our favorite foursome: porgies, striped bass, bluefish and fluke. Read the rest of this entry »

B&B plans for decrepit NY lighthouse off LI coast

In Dive In, Maritime, Region on July 4, 2009 at 3:49 pm

A nonprofit group wants to turn a delapidated lighthouse with a sweeping view of Long Island Sound into a bed-and-breakfast. Read the rest of this entry »

Dolphins continue cruising Long Island's North Shore

In Get Wet, Natural Waterfront, Region on June 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm

It appears the dolphins sighted last week on the North Shore have no plans to leave just yet. Read the rest of this entry »

Fishing Column

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on June 26, 2009 at 4:49 pm

The moaning and groaning you’ve been hearing when fishermen talk is not about fishing. Read the rest of this entry »

Plenty of fish in Sound waters

In Bronx, Get Wet, Natural Waterfront, Region on May 18, 2009 at 3:17 pm

Anyone who has been putting off making their first fishing foray into Island Sound until they were absolutely sure the fish have arrived can now stop stalling. The fish are here. Read the rest of this entry »

Researchers look to algae for fuel

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Region on April 27, 2009 at 3:46 pm

It’s abundant, it’s cheap, it’s in our backyard — and Carmela Cuomo thinks it might fuel our cars one day. Read the rest of this entry »