Monday, February 4, 2008

Conference on the Sound

Save the Sound's 18th annual Citizens Summit is scheduled for March 8 with the theme "Long Island Sound Fishery:/Flourishing or Floundering."

Topics covered will include: national and global trends in fisheries management; habitats and biological diversity of Long Island Sound; strategies of keeping the fishery healthy; oysters in the Sound and; contaminant concerns effecting edible fish."The Long Island Sound Fishery: Flourishing or Floundering?"

Speakers will include keynoter Paul Greenberg, author and New York Times Magazine contributor, and Peter Auster, from the University of Connecticut.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Bridgeport, Conn.

Save the Sound is a program of the Connecticut Fund for the Environment, in partnership with the EPA Long Island Sound Study.

Anyone interested in the identification, protection, and enhancement of the natural resources of Long Island Sound is welcome to attend. Registration is now open.

Or contact Emily Schaller at
(203)787-0646 ext.113.

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