STORMTOOLS Sets Up RI Coast for Resiliency

Rhode Island communities are "stepping up" to a national challenge in planning for sea level and storms at a local level. New maps aim to guide planning efforts that protect critical infrastructure, as well as public health and safety.

Are the Costs of Resiliency Worthwhile?

The added costs for more resilient infrastructure are causing tension as coastal communities grapple with how to recover, and to what extent, after devastating storms such as Sandy.

Westerly Chamber of Commerce Learns Disaster Recovery

Lisa Konicki shares what Westerly learned from two storms about recovering from disasters.

R.I. Shellfish Management Plan Builds Community to Protect Resource

Fishermen, growers, and regulators talk about importance of shellfish to Rhode Island, and how the shellfish management plan helped build a community to protect this valuable resource.

Reimagining Storer Park for Coastal Resilience

University of Rhode Island Landscape Architecture students were tasked at finding innovative coastal adaptation strategies for Newport’s Storer Park.