Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting

Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting

To address challenges from a changing shoreline, the R.I. Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP) is focused on...

“PREP-RI” Videos Offer Coastal Hazard Resilience Training

Rhode Island planners and anyone else wanting to learn about improving their coastal community’s resilience to flooding and erosion can...

Army Corps Explains Sea Level Rise Plan

Army Corps proposal to elevate homes and sea level rise projection maps presented at Beach SAMP meeting. Matunuck’s shoreline has...

StormReporter Training for Volunteers

As we approach hurricane season, which begins June 1, Rhode Island Sea Grant, in partnership with the Coastal Resources Center, the...

Tell Me a Story: Redesigning Oakland Beach

"The students get exposure to the residents and stakeholders and decision makers at the local level and … to the challenges and problems that real decision makers face in moving forward with these design ideas."

Tracking Sand: Scientist researches sea level rise, erosion in RI

As global climate change increasingly becomes an issue of international political concern, a URI scientist is conducting research to better...

StormTools Demonstration in North Kingstown Helps Residents Understand Flood Risk

On July 8th, Janet Freedman, coastal geologist for the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council met with a group of...

New Tools for Coastal Resilience

To better adapt to future flooding and erosion, storms and sea level rise, Rhode Island is underway in developing the...

Battle With The Sea: Helping Salt Marshes Adapt To Rapidly Rising Seas

Courtesy of Rhode Island Public Radio By: Ambar Espinoza / RIPR Rhode Island is losing salt marshes at an alarming...

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. In...

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