Challenges and Opportunities for Marine Spatial Planning: New Report

New information about the specific kinds of skills and support tools needed now by people — practitioners and students —...

Sea Level Impacts on Salt Marshes: Beach SAMP updates

October, or “Salt Marsh Month” as declared by Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee to highlight this rapidly declining landscape, is winding down,...

Napatree Point a Moving Target

Napatree Point is a 1.5-mile sandy spit that separates Little Narragansett Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. It is a constantly...

State Adopts SLAMM Maps for Wetland Restoration and Adaptation

Rhode Island has lost more than half, or 4,000 acres, its salt marshes statewide, in the last 200 years –...

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

Rhode Island is losing its salt marshes, along with vital fisheries and wildlife habitat, as well as water quality and...

Wickford Tour Looks at Threat of Growing Floodplain

Coastweeks tour through Wickford looks at challenges of sea level rise and storm surge, and adaptation measures to protect historic town. Rhode...

Seamen’s Church Institute’s 200-Year Plan

“They thought of this place as a big boat.” That’s what Michelle Duga, superintendent of Seamen’s Church Institute on Newport’s...

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. The...

Sand and Gravel Extraction Regulations Challenged By Industry

Rhode Island is in great need of sand for erosion control, road building, and septic systems. But existing sand and...

The Problem with Aquatic Invasive Species in Narragansett Bay

Several new species taking up residency in Narragansett Bay are adversely impacting the neighborhood, and are the focus of much...

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