resilience

Laying Low

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Meredith Haas An old church converted into two townhomes sits 60 feet above Newport Harbor, safely away from the encroaching sea. It is here that long-time Newport [Read More]

Providence: City on a Fill

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Maury Klein Water was the lifeline for every settlement in early America. However, as villages grew into towns and then cities, some found themselves squeezed into a space [Read More]

Beach Birds

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Todd McLeish One of the rarest breeding birds in the Northeast finds the beaches of Rhode Island particularly appealing in summer—not for swimming and sunbathing, of [Read More]

Between Land and Sea

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

by Hugh Markey A 1777 map of Narragansett bay described the area as home to “one of the finest Harbours in the World … fish of all kinds … in the greatest plenty and [Read More]

Sand Mine

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Meredith Haas After Superstorm Sandy in 2012, bulldozers, trucks, dredges, and barges were put to use hauling sand from every available source to restore beaches that [Read More]

Water View

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Ellen Liberman OCEANFRONT. New construction designed with architectural grace & quality craftsmanship affording panoramic views of Pt. Judith Refuge and Block Island [Read More]

Narragansett Bay Watershed

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Elizabeth C. Smith and Emi Uchida Our natural systems provide myriad goods and services, but we often don’t think about exactly how valuable those goods and services are [Read More]
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