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ProJoTwo projects are under way in R.I. to raise salt marshes threatened by environmental change

Westerly SunGiving Mother Nature a little help

ProJoSaving our salt marshes: Groups work to protect vital ecosystem

ProJo'Drowning' Charlestown marsh getting lift above rising sea

Narragansett TimesNarrow River dredging project underway

Hummel ReportWhat the CRMC is doing to improve public access in Providence

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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Tolling Legislation Information

Beach vehicle permits are available at the CRMC offices in Wakefield between the hours of 9:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm, Monday-Friday. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.

CRMC Policies on Access to Public Records (PDF)

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Shoreline Change (Beach) SAMP

Northeast particularly vulnerable to rising seas

Video from Senator Whitehouse: How rising seas are changing the Rhode Island coastline into an archipelago

CRMC adopts fifth Clean Marina

May 2017 Ninigret salt marsh planting project (PDF)
See some photos from Friday, May 19, 2017 planting

CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

From NERRA: “Will Marshes Rise to the Challenge of Rapidly Rising Seas?” (HINT: Rhode Island’s won’t, without help)

2016 Aquaculture report shows growth despite shellfish closures

CRMC funds 11 habitat restoration projects

Volunteers needed to plant sea grass seedlings at Narrow River as next phase of restoration project

RI’s ballast water management program at risk

New NOAA sea level rise projections dramatically increase by 2100

CRMC co-sponsors RI premiere of Ocean Frontiers III

Read the newest issue of 41° North magazine here, featuring this story on CRMC and offshore sand resources

CRMC, DEM expand wetland monitoring program

CRMC: 2016 in review

CRMC officials travel to Nova Scotia to discuss marine spatial planning, Ocean SAMP

CRMC, Fugate honored with Benchley Ocean Award

Update on salt marsh restoration at Narrow River (12/8/16)
Update on the Narrow River Marsh Restoration and Elevation project (10/7/16)
Narrow River Salt Pond Restoration Photos

Amended Agreement to Stay the CRMC six month review period (PDF)
Notice of 30 Day Extension (PDF)
National Grid Field’s Point Liquefaction Facility Federal Consistency Request (PDF)
Public Notice (PDF)

A Climb to the Top of Turbine #2 of the Block Island Wind Farm (PDF)

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

STORMTOOLSCRMC, URI introducing Beach SAMP tools to coastal communities
STORMTOOLS Information
Review of Adaptation Strategies (PDF)

Currently Proposed Policies/Regulations

Public Hearing Date Regulation (PDF)
3/28/17 Reformat CRMC Management Procedures into the RI Code of Regulations (RICR) specified format

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