Discovering the Rhode Island Shoreline Web App

Find your way to over 300 public access points along Rhode Island’s coast using new web app that highlights parks, wildlife refuges, beaches, fishing sites, boat ramps, pathways, and scenic views.

BayMap Sets Approach for Habitat Mapping

Habitat maps for Narragansett Bay and surrounding coastal ponds helped launch the Block Island Wind Farm, the discovery Rhode Island's largest ship graveyard, and identify offshore sand resources for beach replenishment.

Oakland Beach | Building a new reputation

Spreading a culture of stewardship to address problems with local pollution and aging infrastructure.

Narragansett Bay is Cleaner Than it's Been in 150 years

With the advent of the Clean Water Act and the enforcement of upgrades for wastewater treatment facilities, Narragansett Bay is now cleaner than it has been since the Industrial Revolution.

Ocean Drifters Aid University Study of Currents

Rhode Island Sea Grant-funded researchers track water circulation patterns in the hopes of finding the origins of currents and how nutrients are transported.

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