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Grover Fugate discusses extreme weather before the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee. Streamed live at www.rilin.state.ri.us/CapTV.
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CELEBRATING OVER 40 YEARS OF COASTAL MANAGEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND
In The Spotlight
Post Construction Avian Monitoring (PDF)
Please join us Monday, April 14th, 2014 for an SMP Stakeholder Meeting & Feature Presentation – "Where the Wild Quahogs Are: Looking at Quahog Larval Supply and Distribution in the Upper Narragansett Bay"
DEM announces shellfish closure in Bristol Harbor effective immediately due to heavy rains and elevated flows and bacterial levels from Bristol plant
Losing Ground: Coastal Erosion in Rhode Island – Did you know that 50 percent of Rhode Island's shoreline sediments are susceptible to erosion? Or that with the increasing rainfall that comes with climate change, Block Island's bluffs will face more rapid erosion? This presentation by Janet Freedman, coastal geologist with the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council, describes some of the erosion threats Rhode Island's coastal areas are facing, as well as efforts the state is undertaking to help municipalities and property owners address these problems. View presentation (pdf). For more on climate change impacts to Rhode Island, see Climate Change and Rhode Island's Coasts (PDF).
Currently Proposed Policies/Regulations
Header photo above provided by the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program.
State of Rhode Island Web Site