...to preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders
Engineering With Nature to Protect Rhode Island Shorelines
On April 10th, 2018 the Coastal Resources Management Council will sponsor a one-day workshop for engineers, designers and regulatory staff on the use of nature-based practices to address shoreline erosion. CRMC staff will discuss RI regulations that apply to these practices. Representatives from The Nature Conservancy will discuss how these practices are used throughout New England and introduce new information and resources for designers created by the Northeast Regional Ocean Council and The Nature Conservancy. Practitioners will present examples of projects that have been installed throughout RI. There will be an opportunity to discuss current regulations and how they help or hinder the use of nature-based erosion control practices.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Location: University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI
Registration fee: $40 / $25 for non-profit organizations & government agencies. A light breakfast and lunch is included. Space is limited so reserve your spot today!