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,...

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...