Save the Sound: A Lecture on Ecology and Advocacy

Save the Sound: A Lecture on Ecology and Advocacy

Conservationists Bill Lucey and Louise Harrison of Save the Sound will give a lecture on protecting and improving the land, air, and water of the Long Island Sound region – at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum on Thursday, May 2, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.

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Lucey is the Long Island Soundkeeper for Save the Sound. A fish and wildlife biologist who has studied and conserved marine life for more than two decades, he addresses pollution issues and advocates for the overall health of the Long Island Sound ecosystem.

Harrison, Long Island Natural Areas Manager for Save the Sound, is a conservation biologist who has served on Long Island in various government agencies and nonprofit organizations. She is a leader in protecting open space.

The presenters will discuss the status of the Long Island Sound region, and the important work of Save the Sound and the International Waterkeeper Alliance in conserving the region.

Attendees will learn about Save the Sound’s role in regional conservation projects including Plum Island Preservation, Big Rock Wetland Restoration and Living Shoreline, Sunken Meadow Salt Marsh Restoration and Green Infrastructure, and Mattituck Inlet Advocacy. Attendees also will learn from these experts how they can partner in creating a “Sound future” for the region.

This revealing lecture will take place in the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium Theater.