Fix Long Island Soundkeeper Boat

If you love Long Island Sound, help get the Soundkeeper back on the water!

The Sound has not had a Keeper since we lost Terry Backer in 2015. Save the Sound is proud to honor his legacy by bringing on new Soundkeeper Bill Lucey. You can help make the dream a reality by getting Bill on the water this fall.

We hope to power his patrol boat with a new Evinrude engine, which costs $17,500 to purchase and install.

Through regular patrols of your bays and harbors, the Soundkeeper will focus on finding, reporting, and fixing our most vexing water quality problems. The Soundkeeper will speak out on behalf of the many marine species and people that depend on a healthy Sound for survival. 

Please help get the Soundkeeper on the water this year! Chip in now to make sure Bill has a reliable engine.

Learn more about Soundkeeper’s history: 

Save the Sound has an established 40-year track record of restoring and protecting the waters and shorelines of the Sound. In 2017, Save the Sound and Soundkeeper, Inc. joined forces. From offices in New Haven and Mamaroneck, we work for a cleaner, healthier, and more vibrant Long Island Sound where humans and marine life can prosper year-round. Our success is based on scientific knowledge, legal expertise, and thousands of ordinary people teaming up to achieve results that benefit our environment for current and future generations.

*Actual Boat Engine is an estimation based on boat experts' recommendations.


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Save The Sound 
New Haven, CT
Connecticut Fund for the Environment (Save the Sound) (Save the Sound) 
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