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2015

8/7/15 Upcoming STORMTOOLS demonstration at Kettle Pond Visitor Center
7/20/15 Beach Profile training using the Modified Emery Method (a.k.a. two sticks and a string), July 28th
7/15/15 Notice of public hearing on proposed Right-Of-Way in Bristol (PDF)
7/7/15 Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting July 14th 6-8pm
6/24/15 East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail restricted opening of sand trail
6/16/15 CRMC authorizes macroalgae research projects in Warwick
6/5/15 Shellfish Management Plan (SMP) Stakeholder Meeting, Thursday, June 25th
5/28/15 CRMC develops draft strategy for program enhancement
4/30/15 2014 Aquaculture report shows significant growth in all areas
4/28/15 CRMC releases SLAMM report
4/17/15 Coastal Engineering SAMP Stakeholder Meeting, April 21, 2015
4/7/15 CRMC funds 9 habitat restoration projects
1/8/15 Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting Tuesday, January 20th
1/6/15 CRMC to oversee multiple RI dredging, habitat restoration projects
1/6/15 CRMC mourns passing of former Legal Counsel Alan J. Goldman

2014

12/2/14 Events look at how sea level rise, storms, and other coastal changes are affecting communities and businesses
11/19/14 Free Public Lecture: "Staying Afloat" – Adapting Waterfront Business to Rising Seas and Extreme Storms
11/17/14 Rhode Island Celebrates Community Effort to Create State Shellfish Plan November 17
11/17/14 CRMC Council approves final DWW permits
10/14/14 Governor declares October "Salt Marsh Month"
10/14/14 Special Ocean Frontiers II film screening informs citizens for ocean planning input - October 14, 2014
10/14/14 CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects
10/14/14 Conditional Area A and the Conimicut Triangle to reopen to shellfishing at sunrise Saturday, October 11
10/14/14 CRMC announces funding for habitat restoration projects
10/8/14 Shellfish closure extended in Conditional Area A and the Conimicut Triangle following sewage discharge from Narragansett Bay Commission sewer system
10/7/14 Municipal Training – Protecting Coastal Wetlands in Your Community in Consideration of Sea Level Rise
10/7/14 Public Meeting– The Fate of Rhode Island’s Coastal Wetlands
10/7/14 CRMC issues public notice to adopt SLAMM maps
10/3/14 Governor proclaims October to be Salt Marsh Month! (PDF)
9/22/14 Save the date! Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting
9/17/14 Nation’s Largest Gathering of Land Conservation Leaders Begins Amid Urgent Push for Congressional Action
9/10/14 Join Us on September 29th to Give Input on the RI Shellfish Management Plan
9/3/14 CRMC offering free beach profile training
9/2/14 2014 Coastweeks – This fall, celebrate Rhode Island’s coast!
•  9/24 – Monitoring for Aquatic Invasive Species (PDF)
•  9/27 – Misquamicut Erosion Walk (PDF)
•  10/2 – Resiliency Walk at Wickford Harbor (PDF)
•  10/3 – Marsh Tour (PDF)
•  10/7 – Walk at Napatree (PDF)
•  (Click here for event photos)
8/26/14 Rhode Island State Conservation Committee releases the 2014 update to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion And Sediment Control Handbook
7/30/14 Proposed Department of the Army New England General Permits for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont (PDF)
7/30/14 BOEM and Rhode Island Sign Agreement to Evaluate Sand Resources for Coastal Resilience and Restoration Planning
7/22/14 Record warm June globally
7/18/14 New guide helps RI homeowners, businesses protect property from flooding and erosion
7/17/14 RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project
7/16/14 Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting: Hurricanes and Storm Recovery in Rhode Island
7/7/14 CRMC offering free beach profile training
7/2/14 Invasive European Grass shrimp spotted in RI
6/27/14 Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association, Save The Bay, CRMC celebrate Pawcatuck River Fish Passage Restoration Project
6/17/14 URI receives federal funds for CRMC Beach SAMP work
6/16/14 CRMC receives federal funds for salt pond work
6/4/14 Save the Date: Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting July 24th
6/2/14 Two aquaculture farms approved
5/23/14 DEM Announces Annual Reclassification of Shellfish Waters and Seasonal Shellfish Closures that take effect on May 24
5/20/14 CRMC receives Transportation Excellence award from RIDOT
5/16/14 CRMC staffer to get WPWA Trustees Award
5/9/14 Rock removal, dredging in Charlestown Breachway complete
4/29/14 Ocean SAMP featured on sailing web site
4/29/14 ARC GIS Online map for all CRMC-designated ROWs now available
4/16/14 First Chapter of RI Shellfish Management Plan Available for Public Comment
4/9/14 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"
4/3/14 DEM announces shellfish closure in Bristol Harbor effective immediately due to heavy rains and elevated flows and bacterial levels from Bristol plant
4/3/14 Rhode Island Shellfish Management Plan (SMP) Update
4/2/14 Adapting to Shoreline Change: Lessons Learned Elsewhere and Thoughts for RI Moving Forward
4/1/14 CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects
3/31/14 DEM announces new emergency closure of shellfishing areas in Point Judith Pond and Potters Pond as a result of excessive rainfall and runoff
3/27/14 2013 Aquaculture report shows significant growth in farm-gate value
3/20/14 CRMC funds 9 habitat restoration projects
3/11/14 RI Coastal Erosion Control Workshop, April 8th, 2014 (PDF)
3/4/14 CRMC takes part in Engage Newport
2/18/14 Meet newest CRMC Council Member Joy Montanaro
2/17/14 CRMC permits Clean The Bay’s debris removal project at Bold Point Park in EP
1/30/14 New observations of SLR effects on barrier island groundwater released
1/30/14 CZM releases fact sheets to help coastal property owners reduce impacts of erosion, storm damage
1/27/14 Note to Parties Interested in the Deepwater Wind Matter
1/9/14 Where the Wild Quahogs Are: Looking at Quahog Larval Supply and Distribution in the Upper Narragansett Bay

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