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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


12/02/14   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

10/08/14   Shellfish closure extended in Conditional Area A and the Conimicut Triangle following sewage discharge from Narragansett Bay Commission sewer system

10/07/14   Municipal Training – Protecting Coastal Wetlands in Your Community in Consideration of Sea Level Rise

10/07/14   Public Meeting– The Fate of Rhode Island’s Coastal Wetlands

10/07/14   CRMC issues public notice to adopt SLAMM maps

10/03/14   Governor proclaims October to be Salt Marsh Month! (PDF)

09/22/14   Save the date! Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting

09/17/14   Nation’s Largest Gathering of Land Conservation Leaders Begins Amid Urgent Push for Congressional Action

09/10/14   Join Us on September 29th to Give Input on the RI Shellfish Management Plan

09/03/14   CRMC offering free beach profile training

09/02/14   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)

08/26/14   Rhode Island State Conservation Committee releases the 2014 update to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion And Sediment Control Handbook

07/30/14   Proposed Department of the Army New England General Permits for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont (PDF)

07/30/14   BOEM and Rhode Island Sign Agreement to Evaluate Sand Resources for Coastal Resilience and Restoration Planning

07/22/14   Record warm June globally

07/18/14   New guide helps RI homeowners, businesses protect property from flooding and erosion

07/17/14   RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project

07/16/14   Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting: Hurricanes and Storm Recovery in Rhode Island

07/07/14   CRMC offering free beach profile training

07/02/14   Invasive European Grass shrimp spotted in RI

06/27/14   Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association, Save The Bay, CRMC celebrate Pawcatuck River Fish Passage Restoration Project

06/17/14   URI receives federal funds for CRMC Beach SAMP work

06/16/14   CRMC receives federal funds for salt pond work

06/04/14   Save the Date: Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting July 24th

06/02/14   Two aquaculture farms approved

05/23/14   DEM Announces Annual Reclassification of Shellfish Waters and Seasonal Shellfish Closures that take effect on May 24

05/20/14   CRMC receives Transportation Excellence award from RIDOT

05/16/14   CRMC staffer to get WPWA Trustees Award

05/09/14   Rock removal, dredging in Charlestown Breachway complete

04/29/14   Ocean SAMP featured on sailing web site

04/29/14   ARC GIS Online map for all CRMC-designated ROWs now available

04/16/14   First Chapter of RI Shellfish Management Plan Available for Public Comment

04/09/14   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"

04/03/14   DEM announces shellfish closure in Bristol Harbor effective immediately due to heavy rains and elevated flows and bacterial levels from Bristol plant

04/03/14   Rhode Island Shellfish Management Plan (SMP) Update

04/02/14   Adapting to Shoreline Change: Lessons Learned Elsewhere and Thoughts for RI Moving Forward

04/01/14   CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

03/31/14   DEM announces new emergency closure of shellfishing areas in Point Judith Pond and Potters Pond as a result of excessive rainfall and runoff

03/27/14   2013 Aquaculture report shows significant growth in farm-gate value

03/20/14   CRMC funds 9 habitat restoration projects

03/11/14   RI Coastal Erosion Control Workshop, April 8th, 2014 (PDF)

03/04/14   CRMC takes part in Engage Newport

02/18/14   Meet newest CRMC Council Member Joy Montanaro

02/17/14   CRMC permits Clean The Bay’s debris removal project at Bold Point Park in EP

01/30/14   New observations of SLR effects on barrier island groundwater released

01/30/14   CZM releases fact sheets to help coastal property owners reduce impacts of erosion, storm damage

01/27/14   Note to Parties Interested in the Deepwater Wind Matter

01/09/14   Where the Wild Quahogs Are: Looking at Quahog Larval Supply and Distribution in the Upper Narragansett Bay


12/20/13   Ocean SAMP/Block Island wind farm project update – December 2013

12/18/13   CRMC deputy director appointed co-chair of NROC

12/18/13   Delaware models new aquaculture program after RI CRMC

12/02/13   Silkes blue mussel farm approved

11/25/13   CRMC issues 2013 ROW report

11/14/13   CRMC Success Story: 195 Commission redevelopment

11/08/13   Sandy Success Story: letting nature recuperate

11/07/13   Shoreline Change SAMP (Beach SAMP) Stakeholder Meeting

10/21/13   CRMC permits QDC parcels for easy developing

10/21/13   Engage Newport SEA Aware Community Event

10/17/13   CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects

10/16/13   The Future of Shellfish in Rhode Island – 12th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, November 14, 2013

10/14/13   CRMC adopts fourth Clean Marina

10/14/13   Jamestown marina to unveil its photovoltaic system, receive Clean Marina designation on October 21

10/08/13   Coastweeks Events in October

10/01/13   Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea

10/01/13   RI Shoreline Change SAMP Stakeholder Meeting cancelled

09/26/13   CRMC Seeks Proposals for Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program

09/25/13   CRMC, Save The Bay address erosion at Stillhouse Cove

08/26/13   Grover Fugate appears on WPRI's Newsmakers to discuss areas of concern for Rhode Island’s 420 miles of coastline and what predictions for a sea level rise mean for the Ocean State

08/06/13   CRMC conducting survey for aquatic invasive species

07/23/13   Clam Digging 101 at Point Judith Pond, Narragansett

07/01/13   East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail Temporary Closure notice
UPDATE: DEM Announces Reopening of East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail at 9 Am Friday, July 26

06/20/13   Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Grants for Historic Properties

06/11/13   Please join us for the Next Public Stakeholder Meeting for the Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP)

06/11/13   Court affirms Jamestown ROW

06/06/13   Ocean Special Area Management Plan stakeholder group meeting

05/08/13   CRMC issues annual ROW report

05/01/13   CRMC, Save The Bay will host beach cleanup

04/26/13   RI Attorney General and RI DEM Joint Investigation Leads to the Return of the Narragansett Rune Stone

04/25/13   CRMC funds 10 habitat restoration projects

04/24/13   Two Rhode Islanders Join Sen. Whitehouse for Oceans Meeting in Washington

04/17/13   2012 Aquaculture report shows steady growth

04/10/13   New Energy Sources, Electric Vehicles & Battery Technology – Grover Fugate to participate in the Rhode Island College Speaker Series

04/01/13   CRMC, URI to develop Beach SAMP

03/25/13   “Understanding and Addressing Climate Change Impacts in North Kingstown” at the North Kingstown Free Library

03/20/13   RI Shellfish Management Plan meeting on March 20th

03/14/13   RI Shellfish Management Plan – 1st Input Session to create use maps, March 14th in Bristol

02/26/13   Sustainable Communities Initiative – Grover Fugate to participate in the Rhode Island College Speaker Series

02/07/13   Grover Fugute featured in CQ Researcher magazine (PDF)

02/04/13   DRAFT Experimental Coastal Erosion Control rules for Matunuck and Misquamicut areas, working draft for public review. CRMC has scheduled a public workshop for March 7 starting at 3:00pm at the URI Coastal Institute Auditorium.

02/26/13   Sustainable Communities Initiative – Grover Fugate to participate in the Ehode Island College Speaker Series

02/04/13   RI Oceans Leader to Join Sen. Whitehouse for State of the Union Address

02/04/13   Experimental Coastal Erosion Control

02/01/13   CRMC Climate Change Adaptation Actions

01/17/13   Ocean SAMP Update

01/04/13   RI Shellfish Management Plan to launch January 7 At URI


12/03/12   CRMC not requiring a permit for DEM-exempted OWTS repairs

11/29/12   Fugate chosen as state lead for National Ocean Policy’s Regional Planning Council

11/08/12   Thursday, Nov. 8th: 40th Anniversary Celebration & Forum: Celebrating Forty Years of Coastal Management in Rhode Island

11/07/12   CRMC extends deadline for emergency permitting

10/31/12   CRMC to issue emergency permits in wake of Sandy

10/12/12   The CRMC seeks proposals for the Rhode Island Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund 2012-2013

10/11/12   CRMC awarded NOAA research grant

10/11/12   Attorney General Secures $7,300 for Town of Warren

09/18/12   Attorney General Kilmartin Files Lawsuit to Enforce Public’s Right to Use Misquamicut Beach

09/18/12   URI and RISG release new short film, America’s Ocean Economy: Challenges and Opportunities

09/18/12   RIDOT, CRMC, others honored by FHWA

09/05/12   CRMC holds first aquatic invasives conference

08/27/12   Roger Williams University School of Law 9th Marine Law Symposium, November 14-15, 2012 – SHIFTING SEAS: The Law’s Response to Changing Ocean Conditions

08/15/12   CRMC to hold aquatic invasives conference

07/12/12   Update on the Ocean SAMP

07/12/12   BOEM to host RI, MA public meetings on offshore wind development process

06/22/12   Enter the CRMC's AIS Logo Design Contest

06/05/12   Still Time to Register! Get your hands wet while helping to protect narragansett bay from invasive species

05/29/12   CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

05/23/12   On the passing of Scott Nixon (courtesy of RISG)

05/21/12   Photo contest: Your extreme high tide photos needed!

05/21/12   CRMC featured in RI Sea Grant postcard about SLR, June 2 and 3 high tide event, and City Park project (PDF)

04/18/12   Boaters Watch Your Mailboxes – New Survey Invites Boat Owners to Inform Ocean Management in the Northeast

04/18/12   Climate change impacting Rhode Island coasts, new document says

03/27/12   Aquaculture report shows steady growth

03/23/12   Notice of April 10, 2012 Public Hearing on Town of South Kingstown petition for Matunuck shoreline designation application 2011-12-017

03/19/12   Ninigret dredging completed early, under budget

03/15/12   Notice of April 10, 2012 Public Hearing on Town of South Kingstown application 2011-09-005 to construct a seawall

03/12/12   CRMC funds 10 habitat restoration projects

03/01/12   CRMC and Save The Bay conducting workshops for StormSmart Coasts program (PDF)

02/27/12   BOEM, RI officials name Wind Energy Area

02/24/12   RI to Advance Commercial Offshore Wind Energy Development

02/22/12   Training Announcements from the URI Outreach Center

02/01/12   This Old House episodes featuring CRMC to air

01/24/12   CRMC, Town of Charlestown to perform maintenance dredge of Ninigret Pond

01/20/12   Lemont appointed as CRMC hearing officer


12/15/11   CRMC issues annual ROW report

12/08/11   CRMC featured on This Old House

12/06/11   CRMC’s GLD approved for Ocean SAMP

12/02/11   Court fines Koolen in CRMC case

11/23/11   CRMC approves UCG project

09/23/11   Council to appoint a Habitat Advisory Board

09/12/11   Rhode Island Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund 2011-2012

07/27/11   NOAA, CRMC celebrate Ocean SAMP federal approval

07/25/11   J&W University, CRMC to hold UCG ribbon-cutting ceremony

07/19/11   Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Johnson & Wales University Urban Coastal Greenway

06/27/11   Study: Warming Accelerates U.S. East Coast Sea Level Rise

06/23/11   Temporary Job Announcement: Aquatic Invasive Species Policy Analyst

06/06/11   Ocean SAMP Public Meeting, Thursday, June 9, 2011

05/19/11   Governor appoints new CRMC Council members

05/13/11   Trust Fund project a John Chafee award recipient

05/03/11   CRMC to conduct invasives monitoring

04/11/11   CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

04/01/11   URI, RISG to hold workshop on marine spatial planning tools

03/31/11   R.I. Coastal Hazard Web Portal Joins National Network

03/29/11   DEM, CRMC announce completion of RI Low Impact Site Planning and Design Guidance Manual

03/25/11   CRMC to hold joint work session with Town of SK on erosion

03/24/11   Routine Program Changes, March 2011 (PDF)

03/15/11   CRMC funds 9 habitat restoration projects

02/15/11   CRMC issues annual ROW report

01/24/11   CRMC is seeking proposals for the Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP)

01/18/11   The CRMC Chinese Mitten Crab gets a name!


10/22/10   R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund seeking pre-proposals

10/19/10   CRMC approves Ocean SAMP

09/27/10   New aquatic invasive species discovered in RI

09/27/10   CRMC Seeks Comment on Draft 309 Assessment and Strategy

09/15/10   Workshop: Vibrio: Impact on Rhode Island Shellfish Industry – September 20, 2010

08/30/10   Rhode Island CMP 312 Final Findings, 2010 (PDF)

07/23/10   CRMC announces survey for aquatic invasive species

07/13/10   T.F. Green Airport Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Available on Public Website

06/29/10   Council extends public comment period on Ocean SAMP chapters

06/16/10   CRMC executive director receives national Susan Snow-Cotter Award

06/02/10   Aquaculture report shows industry still growing

05/22/10   Boating Safety Day event held at Brewers Cove Haven Marina in Barrington

04/27/10   Massive Shellfish Transplant May 3 and May 17 – Volunteers Needed to Improve Health and Marine Life of Coastal Ponds

04/22/10   Revised RI Stormwater Manual "Final Draft - April 2010" is now posted online

04/06/10   CRMC rewards RI students for science fair projects

03/22/10   CRMC funds 10 habitat restoration projects

03/18/10   The CRMC Chinese Mitten Crab needs a name!

02/25/10   Chinese Mitten Crab created by BIG NAZO heads to Olympics

02/23/10   CRMC issues annual ROW report

02/12/10   CRMC is seeking proposals for the Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP)


12/08/09   Rhode Island’s Rising Tide: CRMC and RI Sea Grant’s Pam Rubinoff featured in NOAA Climate Magazine

10/01/09   CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects

09/25/09   OREC calls RI, CRMC leaders in marine spatial planning

09/25/09   CRMC, RI Sea Grant sponsor 28th  Annual Coastweeks

09/23/09   Baird Symposium to address offshore wind farm issues

09/23/09   Federal, state officials to celebrate RI habitat restoration projects

09/22/09   Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in Providence on 9/24/09

09/15/09   CRMC to hold Ocean SAMP meeting on Block Island

08/31/09   CRMC introduces Metro Bay SAMP Hazards Chapter

06/30/09   CRMC receives $3 million from NOAA for restoration projects

06/09/09   CRMC, South Coast project partners receive Coastal America Award

05/28/09   CRMC, South Coast project partners to receive Coastal America Award

04/20/09   CRMC hires new Aquaculture Coordinator

04/15/09   CRMC to conduct invasives monitoring

04/10/09   CRMC rewards RI students for winning science fair projects

03/12/09   CRMC funds 8 habitat restoration projects

02/12/09   CRMC seeks project proposals for CELCP

01/14/09   CRMC South Coast project receives Coastal America Partnership Award


12/12/08   CRMC to hold special AI SAMP meeting

12/02/08   CRMC adopts third Clean Marina

10/28/08   CRMC executive director receives lifetime achievement award from RI Sea Grant

09/16/08   CRMC Cleanup at Swan Point Cemetery for Audubon International Coastal Cleanup

09/16/08   CRMC, RI Sea Grant sponsor 27th Annual Coastweeks

09/16/08   CRMC receives funding for aquaculture study

06/20/08   CRMC Chairman confirmed by Senate

06/19/08   CRMC, URI host climate change conference

06/16/08   CRMC, URI to host climate change conference

05/22/08   CRMC, Clean Ocean Access to celebrate adopted ROW

04/28/08   CRMC 2007 Aquaculture report says industry adding new products

03/25/08   CRMC approves Narragansett HMP

03/24/08   CRMC rewards RI students for winning science fair projects

03/14/08   CRMC receives federal funds for its RI Aquatic Invasive Species Plan

02/15/08   Point Judith Marina designated as a Clean Marina by CRMC

01/29/08   CRMC announces funding for six habitat restoration projects


11/21/07   Restore America’s Estuaries seeks proposals for national conference

11/16/07   CRMC, Save Bristol Harbor celebrate five adopted ROWs

10/23/07   CRMC, ACOE to continue Ninigret habitat restoration

10/18/07   CRMC to hold Greenwich Bay Public Forum on Oct 25th

10/04/07   CRMC developing sea level rise regulations

10/03/07   Panel to hold forums on Aquatic Invasive Species from October 10-12

09/18/07   CRMC to hold Trust Fund workshops

09/12/07   CRMC celebrates first Clean Marina in Rhode Island

09/07/07   CRMC to celebrate first Clean Marina in Rhode Island

09/06/07   International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 15th

09/01/07   CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects

07/26/07   CRMC to celebrate Metro Bay SAMP with sign unveiling

07/26/07   CRMC to make aquaculture presentation to towns

07/25/07   CRMC wants public input on Aquidneck Island SAMP, CRMC to give overview of coastal resources plan on July 31, Middletown

07/12/07   CRMC, Reed to christen new R/V

07/12/07   CRMC to hold Public Trust talk

07/05/07   Champlin's Realty Associates Decision (PDF)

06/27/07   CRMC Chairman Michael M. Tikoian’s Response to CLF letter to the RI Ethics Commission

06/01/07   Chinese Mitten Crab Alert

05/31/07   CRMC adopts new SAV regulations, shoreline change maps

05/31/07   CRMC leading LID efforts in RI

05/11/07   CRMC Deputy Director to represent coastal states in Ohio OCRM review

04/23/07   CRMC 2006 Aquaculture report says industry growing

04/06/07   Surfrider Foundation, RIRRC, CRMC to hold beach cleanup

03/09/07   Workshop Announcement – Making an Impact with Low Impact Development: Helping Rhode Island Communities Use Lessons Learned from Existing Projects

02/14/07   CRMC adopts Clean Marina Program

01/24/07   CRMC announces funding for 9 habitat restoration projects

01/08/07   CRMC begins development on Aquidneck Island SAMP


12/01/06   CRMC, releases 2005-2006 ROW report

11/27/06   CRMC, ACOE to announce start of Point Judith dredge project

11/14/06   New marina regulations now in effect

10/16/06   CRMC approves Urban Coastal Greenways policy

10/11/06   CRMC applauded in OCRM evaluation

09/11/06   CRMC, officials celebrate Coastal America award for Lonsdale project

08/31/06   CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects

08/29/06   CRMC, Save The Bay, town, officials celebrate Walker Farm restoration

08/17/06   Save the Dates: September Training Opportunities

08/15/06   Clean The Bay, CRMC, DEM, officials kick off Project Clean Sweep

07/20/06   Warwick officials, CRMC celebrate book, city’s ROW

06/26/06   Coastal Landowners Sought for Rhode Island Oyster Gardening Program

05/19/06   CRMC will provide protected site for sunken ships in Newport

05/19/06   CRMC to hold UCG public workshop

05/11/06   Warwick Neck Overlook Project will improve wildlife habitat, water quality

05/03/06   CRMC to hold public workshop in Charlestown on SAMP changes

05/01/06   Flyer - Allin's Cove Planting, Saturday, May 6, 8 am-3 pm

04/27/06   CRMC announces Clean Marina Program with public workshops
Directions URI Bay Campus Corliss Auditorium
Directions to RWU Law School
Directions to Save the Bay

04/24/06   Earth Day cleanup of Woonasquatucket a success

04/13/06   NBC, CRMC celebrate Earth Day with Woonasquatucket cleanup

04/10/06   CRMC 2005 aquaculture report says industry making progress

03/09/06   Small Portion of Ninigret Sand Trail Must Close Temporarily to Vehicles this Summer

02/22/06   CRMC seeks partners for Public Rights-of-Way Adopt-an-Access Program

02/15/06   CRMC announces funding for 11 habitat restoration projects

02/10/06   CRMC Responds to CLF Allegations

01/19/06   CRMC introduces new marina regulations

01/13/06   CRMC adopts Marine Resources Development Plan


12/19/05   CRMC approves WSA Sewer Connection Program

11/23/05   CRMC supports marine debris cleanup program

11/03/05   CRMC, officials celebrate Allin’s Cove restoration project

10/27/05   CRMC Hires New Coastal Policy Analyst

10/05/05   CRMC, officials celebrate start of Pawtuxet Cove dredging project

09/19/05   CRMC approves Quonset Development Corporation’s public access plan

09/09/05   Join CRMC, RI Sea Grant, for 24th Annual Coastweeks Celebration

08/18/05   CRMC’s Policy & Planning group approves new freshwater wetland regulations

08/04/05   CRMC moves to improve freshwater wetlands regulations

07/06/05   Two CRMC ROWs Adopted by Angler's Adopt-An-Access Program

07/05/05   CRMC Hails RI Court Decision on Westerly Property Owner as Win for Wetlands

06/28/05   Greenwich Bay Citizens Advisory Committee receives conservation award

06/17/05   CRMC celebrates adoption of Greenwich Bay SAMP with signing event

06/17/05   RIAI Aquaculture, Fisheries and Habitat Map Server

05/11/05   CRMC adopts Greenwich Bay Special Area Management Plan

05/09/05   Reed tours CRMC, other habitat restoration projects

05/06/05   CRMC's RI Aquaculture Initiative awards four research mini-grants

05/05/05   CRMC rewards RI students for winning science fair projects

05/05/05   CRMC Chairman Tikoian confirmed by RI Senate

04/20/05   CRMC announces funding for three habitat restoration projects


03/24/04   Napatree Point Dune Restoration Project Underway (PDF)

01/16/04   Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council Releases a New Edition of "Down Where the Water Is: A Coastal Awareness Activity Book". Related Interpretative Programs Available Free To Rhode Island Students In K-3 Classrooms (PDF)

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