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Napatree Point a Moving Target

Coastweeks tour explores the shifting Napatree Point barrier that is being driven landward by storms.

Retreating From the Rising Sea: Where Will Salt Marshes Go?

Caitlin Chaffee, CRMC, talks about how salt marshes along the Narrow River are responding to sea level rise and restoration efforts throughout the state.

Wickford Tour Looks at Threat of Growing Floodplain

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse joins Coastweeks tour through the historic waterfront town of Wickford to look at impacts of sea level rise and storm surge, and adaptation measures to protect historic community.

Picking Up the Pieces in Westerly

The Andrea, like so many businesses along R.I.’s southern shore, is trying to keep pace with erosion, flooding, and storms.

"Vibrio Control Plan" to Protect Rhode Island Farmed Oysters

A new management plan seeks to reduce illness from a naturally-occurring bacteria that can become a public health issue if shellfish are mishandled.