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Hummel ReportWhat the CRMC is doing to improve public access in Providence (click on the story "Getting There.")

Saltmarsh SoftwareHere’s How Software Could Save Salt Marshes

ProJoHow R.I. broke down barriers to wind power, Providence Journal

FuguteBattle With The Sea: In Westerly, Beach Town Still Shoring Up For Future Storms

Battle With The Sea: Change Is Here

WPRI Grover Fugate appears on WPRI's Newsmakers to discuss areas of concern for Rhode Island’s 420 miles of coastline and what predictions for a sea level rise mean for the Ocean State

WPRITwo Rhode Islanders Join Sen. Whitehouse for Oceans Meeting in Washington

WesterlyTown Council thanks CRMC for Sandy response

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CRMC Policies on Access to Public Records (PDF)

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• In The Spotlight •

Shoreline Change (Beach) SAMP

Join the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council at this weekend’s Newport Oyster Festival

MyCoast StormReporter Training offered on May 31

RI Salt Marsh Monitoring and Assessment Program released

CRMC approves 5 aquaculture applications

An update on the Ninigret Pond salt marsh habitat restoration project

Ninigret Pond Aquaculture Tours– June 2, 2016 ***FULL***

MyCoast May King Tide Events (May 5, 6)

Dr. Michael Oppenheimer to speak at Beach SAMP
Watch video of the meeting here

Beaches and Sand Trails of Southern Rhode Island, Regulations and Information Pamphlet (PDF)

Join CRMC, URI for Ocean SAMP update, celebration
SAVE THE DATE: Ocean SAMP Five-Year Achievements – Come Celebrate with Us!
The Ocean SAMP – Five Years Later (Editorial by the CRMC Chair)
Five years later: the Ocean SAMP (Press Release)

Narragansett facility first to benefit from STORMTOOLS

NOAA grant provides funds to improve prediction, protection from coastal storms
Official NOAA announcement

Ninigret Pond: Historical Perspectives and Current Uses

RI Education Exchange now offers paid aquaculture training
Flyer (PDF)
Application (PDF)

STORMTOOLSCRMC, URI introducing Beach SAMP tools to coastal communities
Resilient Communities Model Process
Review of Adaptation Strategies (PDF)

Currently Proposed Policies/Regulations

Public Hearing Date Regulation (PDF)
  None currently

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Header photo above provided by the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program.

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