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RI Coastal Resources Management Council

...to preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders

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01/16/18   CRMC: 2017 in Review

01/11/18   Bay Informed Discussion Series - Bringing Ocean Science Ashore!

01/02/18   Bradford dam removal complete


12/20/17   National Grid LNG Federal Consistency Determination

12/06/17   CRMC receives verification certificate for Block Island Wind Farm from ABS

12/05/17   Two-day forum focuses on sharing latest offshore wind energy science

12/01/17   CRMC issues 2016-2017 ROW report

11/08/17   CHA-EZ turns 40 in October

11/03/17   Planning Effective Projects Interactive Workshop

11/01/17   URI offering day-long coastal resilience and engineering workshop

10/26/17   CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects

10/17/17   Coastweeks 2017 – Learning with the CRMC

10/16/17   CRMC enforcement supervisor to receive AG’s Justice Award

10/16/17   Watershed Counts cites CRMC projects, planning efforts

09/15/17   Meet new CRMC Chair Jennifer Cervenka

09/15/17   OCM Announcement: New "How To" on Mapping Open Space for CRS Credit!

09/15/17   Preparedness tips and latest predictions for Tropical Storm Jose

09/15/17   Two Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP) Stakeholder Meetings will be held in October

09/15/17   Coastweeks 2017, the annual celebration of Rhode Island’s coast!

09/14/17   PREP-RI: Climate Resiliency Training Course is Free and Open to All

09/07/17   CRMC, ProvPort, Save The Bay open newest Urban Coastal Greenway

08/22/17   CRMC receives NOAA funds to restore Quonnie

08/14/17   Rhode Island CRS for Community Resilience Workshop

08/14/17   Bay Informed Discussion Series

07/12/17   CRMC prepares RISD summer program for “Going with the Flow”

07/12/17   CRMC, industry members, discuss State of Aquaculture in RI

07/10/17   Whitehouse, Fugate educate real estate appraisal industry on impacts of SLR, CC

07/07/17   Regarding the recently-discovered whale carcass in Jamestown (June 23, 2017)

07/06/17   Eelgrass on decline in RI waters, report says

06/22/17   EU report: BMPs learned through Ocean SAMP

06/15/17   Public Invited to Learn about the State of Aquaculture in RI's Salt Ponds

06/15/17   CRMC lauded for role in US’s first wind farm

05/25/17   June 1st, 2017 Ninigret salt marsh planting project (PDF)

05/17/17   Northeast particularly vulnerable to rising seas

05/08/17   CRMC adopts fifth Clean Marina

04/17/17   May 2017 Ninigret salt marsh planting project (PDF)

04/14/17   CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

04/04/17   From NERRA: “Will Marshes Rise to the Challenge of Rapidly Rising Seas?” (HINT: Rhode Island’s won’t, without help)

03/23/17   2016 Aquaculture report shows growth despite shellfish closures

03/22/17   CRMC funds 11 habitat restoration projects

03/16/17   Volunteers needed to plant sea grass seedlings at Narrow River as next phase of restoration project

03/15/17   Algal bloom, closure affects aquaculture sites in West Passage

03/08/17   From DEM: Portions Of RI Sound And Lower Narragansett Bay And Sakonnet River Closed To Shellfishing

02/22/17   RI’s ballast water management program at risk

02/22/17   New NOAA sea level rise projections dramatically increase by 2100

02/17/17   CRMC co-sponsors RI premiere of Ocean Frontiers III

01/25/17   CRMC: 2016 in review

01/24/17   CRMC officials travel to Nova Scotia to discuss marine spatial planning, Ocean SAMP

01/17/17   CRMC, Fugate honored with Benchley Ocean Award

01/12/17   CRMC, DEM expand wetland monitoring program

01/12/17   Climate Change and Business Resiliency Luncheon


12/08/16   Update on salt marsh restoration at Narrow River

12/02/16   CRMC celebrates Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration & Enhancement project

10/26/16   CRMC issues 2015-2016 ROW report

10/18/16   Informational meeting on recent emergency shellfishing closure, ongoing monitoring for RI waters

10/17/16   Emergency shellfishing closure lifted for Narragansett Bay, local waters

10/17/16   Recall of shellfish harvested in Wellfleet, Massachusetts unrelated to local closure

10/14/16   CRMC monitors for marine aquatic invasive species for Coastweeks 2016: RIers can learn to be first line of defense

10/11/16   Update on emergency shellfish closure in RI waters

10/07/16   Update on the Narrow River Marsh Restoration and Elevation project

09/16/15   Take part in this years Coastweeks, a celebration of Rhode Island's coast!

09/13/16   Free half day science communication workshop (and more!)

09/09/16   CRMC ‘s Fugate to speak at the White House

09/09/16   Ninigret Pond Aquaculture Tours– September 15, 2016

08/24/16   CRMC says goodbye to longtime legal counsel, welcomes new attorney

08/22/16   RI Sea Grant launches new web-based public access app featuring CRMC rights-of-way

08/16/16   PLEASE JOIN US: RI CRMC Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP) Stakeholder Meeting

07/12/16   CRMC funds eelgrass mapping effort

07/08/16   Tolling legislation information

07/07/16   Public Workshop: protecting newport historic and cultural coastal assets from flooding caused by sea level rise

07/05/16   New UCG projects moving forward

06/20/16   CRMC Council approves maintenance of Mary Carpenter’s wall in Matunuck

06/14/16   CRMC Logo Design Contest

06/09/16   Aquaculture in the Ocean State: FREE Summer Tours

06/06/16   RI aquaculture in the spotlight: CRMC tours a success

06/06/16   CRMC permits first exclusive kelp farm in RI

05/18/16   Join the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council at this weekend’s Newport Oyster Festival

05/17/16   MyCoast StormReporter Training offered on May 31

05/12/16   RI Salt Marsh Monitoring and Assessment Program released

05/12/16   CRMC approves 5 aquaculture applications

05/12/16   An update on the Ninigret Pond salt marsh habitat restoration project
Fact Sheet (PDF)
  - Schematic of restoration area, areas to be dredged, and pipeline location (schematic is courtesy of Town of Charlestown)
  - Ninigret marsh areas of vegetation die-off from prolonged flooding (photo courtesy of Ayla Fox)
  - Sachuest marsh in Middletown, after similar restoration project (photo courtesy of CRMC)

05/10/16   Ninigret Pond Aquaculture Tours– June 2, 2016

05/04/16   MyCoast May King Tide Events (May 5, 6)

04/15/16   Dr. Michael Oppenheimer to speak at Beach SAMP
Watch video of the meeting here

04/08/16   CRMC to take part in “Keeping History Above Water” Conference, April 10-13, 2016, Newport, RI
Reducing Flood Risk and Flood Insurance Policy Rates for Our Older Historic Buildings (free public workshop)
74 Bridge Street Exhibit

04/06/16   Five years later: the Ocean SAMP

04/06/16   CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

03/28/16   The Ocean SAMP – Five Years Later

03/22/16   Join CRMC, URI for Ocean SAMP update, celebration

03/11/16   Narragansett facility first to benefit from STORMTOOLS

03/08/16   NOAA grant provides funds to improve prediction, protection from coastal storms

03/04/16   CRMC funds 6 habitat restoration projects

03/03/16   2015 Aquaculture report shows growth despite harsh winter

03/01/16   SAVE THE DATE: Ocean SAMP Five-Year Achievements – Come Celebrate with Us!

02/25/16   CRMC holds Vibrio workshops

02/23/16   Flooding could provide chance for MyCoast pictures

02/16/16   Ninigret Pond: Historical Perspectives and Current Uses

02/10/16   RI Education Exchange now offers paid aquaculture training
Flyer (PDF)
Application (PDF)

02/04/16   CRMC, URI introduce new risk index tool under Beach SAMP

01/29/16   Education and Outreach: CRMC gets involved with ACE Program

01/29/16   2015 International Marine Spatial Planning Symposium: Sharing Practical Solutions at University of Rhode Island, featuring CRMC’s Grover Fugate

01/27/16   CRMC approves changes to sea level rise policy

01/22/16   CRMC: 2015 in review

01/21/16   Save the date! RI Coastal Erosion Control Workshop April 21st (PDF)

01/15/16   CRMC works with Providence community to improve public access

01/14/16   Join Us! Next Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting Thursday, February 4th

01/13/16   CRMC to hold mandatory Vibrio compliance workshops

01/07/16   URI ocean engineering students study impact of rising sea levels, storms on Matunuck


12/30/15   CRMC permits first shellfish hatchery in RI

12/22/15   Applied Shellfish Farming course offered at RWU

12/18/15   Public Comment Period Now Open for the Introduction of the Beach SAMP

12/17/15   RI to debut first FORTIFIED house, thanks to CRMC efforts

11/30/15   CRMC, URI introducing Beach SAMP tools to coastal communities

11/30/15   Call for Volunteers - RI Jellyfish Monitoring Program

10/30/15   CRMC issues 2014-2015 ROW report

10/19/15   CRMC mourns the passing of Dr. Jon Boothroyd

09/25/15   Snap the shore, see the future!

09/14/15   2015 Baird Symposium spotlights marine spatial planning

09/09/15   Film offers Rhode Island opportunity to learn NC, NJ Sandy lessons

09/04/15   Take part in this years Coastweeks, a celebration of Rhode Island's coast!

08/28/15   First offshore wind farm in US under construction

08/07/15   Upcoming STORMTOOLS demonstration at Kettle Pond Visitor Center

07/20/15   Beach Profile training using the Modified Emery Method (a.k.a. two sticks and a string), July 28th

07/15/15   Notice of public hearing on proposedRight-Of-Way in Bristol (PDF)

07/07/15   Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting July 14th 6-8pm

06/24/15   East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail restricted opening of sand trail

06/16/15   CRMC authorizes macroalgae research projects in Warwick

06/05/15   Shellfish Management Plan (SMP) Stakeholder Meeting, Thursday, June 25th

05/28/15   CRMC develops draft strategy for program enhancement

04/30/15   2014 Aquaculture report shows significant growth in all areas

04/28/15   CRMC releases SLAMM report

04/17/15   Coastal Engineering SAMP Stakeholder Meeting, April 21, 2015

04/07/15   CRMC funds 9 habitat restoration projects

01/08/15   Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting Tuesday, January 20th

01/06/15   CRMC to oversee multiple RI dredging, habitat restoration projects

01/06/15   CRMC mourns passing of former Legal Counsel Alan J. Goldman

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