Coastal resilience

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Spotting Resilience Along Your Atlantic Coastline Beaches

As Spring fades to Summer and the weather gets hot, maybe too hot, it’s a wonderful time to visit the beach. From the chilly waters of Maine to the white …

Community scientists doing pre-construction monitoring for terrapins and horseshoe crabs before a living shoreline is installed.

Restoration Project Monitoring–Why is it Important?

Restoring wildlife habitat is a wonderful way to protect the environment, but how does one know if a project is effective? – monitoring!  There are varying ways you can monitor …

Kemps ridley sea turtle heads back to gulf after laying eggs.

Texas’ Coast is at High Flood Risk, But Solutions at Hand

The roughly 6.5 million Texans that live near the Gulf Coast face some of the highest flood risks in the nation. Many Texas coastal cities are, in fact, ranked at …

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Recovery and Resilience on Louisiana’s Coast

On August 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida struck southeast Louisiana as a Category 4 storm with 150 mph winds. It ties Hurricane Laura (2020) and The Last Island Hurricane (1856) as …

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Working with Nature to Address Coastal Flooding Along the Eastern…

The Town of Oxford, MD, located in Talbot County, is situated at the mouth of the Tred Avon River on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Founded in 1683, Oxford is …

Sea Stars at California Coastal National Monument

Three Policies Supporting Coastal Resilience

Efforts to protect and enhance our nation’s coastal resilience are, by their very nature, place-based. As coastal states and communities pursue strategies to adapt to a changing coastline, federal policy …

Aerial photo of King Tide in Essex, MA

Expanding Technical Assistance for Coastal Communities

Stitched together, the coastline of the United States, including along the Great Lakes, extends for more than 95,000 miles. Roughly half of our population lives along the coast, making coastal …

Oxford Living Shoreline – Where Innovation Meets Community Science

The Town of Oxford is a vibrant small town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. This area forms a peninsula sandwiched between the Choptank and Tred Avon River’s of the …

Restoring America’s Everglades

In Florida, everything from wildlife to tourism runs on clean water and in South Florida, that means the Everglades. America’s Everglades once covered some three million acres – a shallow …

One Year After Hurricane Harvey, Are We Ready for Future Storms?

It’s been one year since Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, lashing the coast and dumping record-breaking amounts of rain over Houston and surrounding communities. The resulting floodwaters damaged over 204,000 residences …

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