Visitors to East Shore Park in New Haven aren’t easily able to stroll along the beach there. It’s not closed; it’s being physically cut off from the rest of the park by erosion.
Some of you remember summer visits to the Drive-In to see the horror movies that dominated the 1980s. You remember the villain lurking outside the house and screaming at the oblivious occupants to get out, which they never ever did. Movie after movie, those kids never got the picture.
For five years, we have endured a silly dispute over the use of Hereford Inlet sand for beach replenishment and stabilization in Stone Harbor or over needed seawall work in North Wildwood.
Plans to open more of the New York Bight to offshore wind development will threaten the East Coast scallop fishing industry that brings in more than $425 million in dockside value annually and much more to the larger U.S. economy, fishing advocates say.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state Coastal Resources Management Council will conduct a virtual public workshop Wednesday night to discuss a project aimed at reducing the risk of storm damage by elevating coastal properties in Westerly, Charlestown, Narragansett, and South Kingstown.
Washington, D.C., Jul 22 2021 — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Bill Posey (R-FL) reintroduced the Flood Insurance Rate Map Interagency Technology (FIRM IT) Act.
As Provincetown issues an indoor mask mandate to combat the Covid spike in town, the Cape Cod National Seashore is shutting down visitor centers in P-Town and Eastham.
What Happened: The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reported an invasive species of algae in Newport Bay on April 22.
With temperatures climbing back toward 90 degrees in parts of the state, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides on Monday pressed the administration’s case with senators to begin investing immediately in infrastructure and ecological restoration that will prepare Massachusetts for the impacts of climate change.
HARPSWELL (WGME) -- It's been one year since the first deadly shark attack on record in Maine. It happened in Harpswell off Bailey Island.
Gov. Ned Lamont recently signed new legislations that aims to increase the populations of oysters along the shoreline.
Atlantic Power and Infrastructure Corp. (OTC PINK:AWSL) is pleased to announce its proprietary Flexi®-Pave was selected in Bridgeport CA's famed and popular outdoor entertainment pavilion, 'Seaside Park' - ‘Band Shell'.
Scientists at Bowdoin are running experiments this summer to see whether oyster farming, contrary to current thinking, can be good for eelgrass—and vice versa. The implications for Maine's burgeoning oyster aquculture industry, and for other fisheries, could be significant.
NCCOS and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) scientists and engineers along with partners from Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDDNR) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) have released an evaluation framework in the Journal of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, to quantify the long term resilience and potential benefits of nature-based solutions (NBS).
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Portland is again looking for $24 million to remove silt from harbor wharves, and Maine lawmakers will back part of the project if federal money doesn't come through.
The COVID-19 resurgence on the Outer Cape has triggered the closures of the two visitor centers at the Cape Cod National Seashore.
We here at FishOn always have an ear to the rails and our peepers peeled to any rustling in the treeline. It's not paranoia exactly. More like a hobby.
BOSTON – State regulators have closed down shellfish harvesting up and down much of the coastline “until further notice.”
Cars crawling through a foot of water on the Harlem River Drive. Straphangers wading through chest-high pools to get from subway platform to stairway. Water racing down Dyckman Street and pooling along Broadway in Upper Manhattan.
CALAIS — A coastal fisheries and marine technology program is launching this fall at Washington County Community College to help bolster the region’s iconic waterfront industries. A new aquaculture-specific program is also in development to help jumpstart people in the burgeoning field.
As the United States grapples with how to address the impacts of the climate and biodiversity crises, policymakers should consider ways in which they can ensure the protection of ocean ecosystems and wildlife.
New technology and changing habits may keep beachgoers safe as the local great white population grows.
Peconic Bay was one of four fisheries to be declared a fishery disaster following the “near-unprecedented” Peconic Bay scallop die-off of 2019 and subsequent problems in 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced on June 29.
It’s Midday on the Environment. Today, a conversation about the Chesapeake Bay.
Governor Larry Hogan today announced the award of $22 million to 25 ecological restoration projects that will improve water quality and habitat in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, while building local resilience to climate impacts.