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Grover Fugate discusses extreme weather before the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee. Streamed live at www.rilin.state.ri.us/CapTV.
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CELEBRATING OVER 40 YEARS OF COASTAL MANAGEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND
In The Spotlight
Developing methods for analysis and drawing conclusions from larval settlement monitoring in Narragansett Bay: Is the timing of seasonal recruitment a driver of non-native success in the intertidal fouling community? (PDF)
Losing Ground: Coastal Erosion in Rhode Island (PDF) – Did you know that 50 percent of Rhode Island's shoreline sediments are susceptible to erosion? Or that with the increasing rainfall that comes with climate change, Block Island's bluffs will face more rapid erosion? This presentation by Janet Freedman, coastal geologist with the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council, describes some of the erosion threats Rhode Island's coastal areas are facing, as well as efforts the state is undertaking to help municipalities and property owners address these problems.For more on climate change impacts to Rhode Island, see Climate Change and Rhode Island's Coasts (PDF).
Currently Proposed Policies/Regulations
Header photo above provided by the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program.
State of Rhode Island Web Site