Lobstermen Help Remove Abandoned Gear from LI Sound

Suffolk Times: As the Long Island Sound lobster industry continues to decline, about 40 lobstermen from the north shore have been tapped to work for a federally funded program to help get rid of derelict fishing gear.

The program, spearheaded by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, was just awarded two grants totaling more than $250,000 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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