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Coastweeks: Ninigret Salt Marsh Tour
September 27, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Visit and tour Ninigret Pond salt marsh on one of Rhode Island’s most prized coastal lagoonsin a pontoon boat. This site has been the focus of an extensive marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project designed to help this vital habitat better withstand flooding from sea level rise and coastal storm surge.
Caitlin Chaffee, R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council policy analyst, will lead the tour and be joined by officials from the Town of Charlestown to share details on this project and how storms and sea level rise are affecting coastal marshes.
* Footwear will get wet. Please plan accordingly. This event is appropriate for adults and children 10 and older.