Every autumn, Coastweeks events celebrate building awareness and understanding of our coast. Rhode Island Sea Grant and the Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) invite you to take part!

Upcoming Events



Walking Tour of East Beach

*Date change from 9/14 to 9/21

Join us for a walking tour of East Beach in Charlestown where we will discuss Rhode Island’s new lateral shoreline access law and what it means for beach-goers and property owners.

This walk will be led by Janet Freedman of the URI Coastal Institute, formerly the Coastal Resources Management Council’s (CRMC) coastal geologist, along with staff from CRMC, Clean Ocean Access, and Rhode Island Sea Grant.

Date:  Thursday,  September 14
Time:  5 – 6:30 PM
Place:  East Beach, Charlestown

This event is free, but registration is required.

For more information, contact Monica Allard Cox at

This walking tour is sponsored by CRMCRhode Island Sea Grant, the URI Coastal Institute, and Clean Ocean Access.

For more information and resources on shoreline public access, visit CRMC. For a guide to selected Rhode Island shoreline access sites, visit

Past Events

Virtuall Tour:  Butter andd Brine Oyster Farm

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