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RI Coastal Resources Management Council

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

Join Us for These Coastweeks Events!

Rhode Island's annual Coastweeks celebration of the coast is back, with hands-on events for everyone!

Coastweeks people on beach


Every autumn, Coastweeks events celebrate building awareness and understanding of our coast. Rhode Island Sea Grant and the Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) invite you to take part! We thank North Kingstown Free Library and Clean Ocean Access for sponsoring events this year as well!

Hurricane of 1938

Remembering the Hurricane of 1938

On September 19, in observance of the hurricane's 80th anniversary, local filmmaker Carla Ricci will show her Emmy-nominated “One Day … A Story of Storm.” Following the short film, Teresa Crean, extension specialist with CRC and Rhode Island Sea Grant, will speak on how Rhode Island is prepared for another major storm.


Coastal Walk

Hurricane of '38 Anniversary Coastal Walk

On September 21, join Janet Freedman, CRMC coastal geologist, and Pam Rubinoff, senior coastal manager for CRC and Rhode Island Sea Grant, for a walking tour of the Island Park, Portsmouth, shoreline, on the anniversary of the Hurricane of ’38.


Invasive species monitoring

Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring

On September 28, come help Rhode Island monitoring efforts for aquatic invasive species by collecting specimens at the docks with Kevin Cute, R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council marine resources specialist.


Harbor trash

Newport Harbor Trash Skimmer Tour

On October 12, Join Clean Ocean Access to learn about how the city of Newport is trying to clean up marine debris using four Marina Trash Skimmers that have removed a combined 30,000 pounds of debris over the past two years from island harbors and marinas.


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