Join Coastal News Today for news and analysis from across the coastal space. Subscription is free and confidential!
For beachgoers and coastal property owners alike, it’s time for Rhode Island’s General Assembly to finally come together and write a clear boundary into General Laws.
Unlike beaches in most coastal states, nobody can buy Texas beaches. Nobody can fence them off. Thanks to the Texas Open Beaches Act, passed in 1959 and harkening back to a time when the hard-packed sand served as wagon roads, the rich and powerful can’t privatize them, can’t transform them into “Glass Onion” enclaves of privilege.
A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) was recently caught and released from an Alabama beach. It is believed to be the first-ever catch of a great white from a beach in the state.
By/ AZ Animals
Officials also revised their latest proposal, boosting land for active recreation and adding a third public beach
Residents concerned about visitors and traffic are increasingly pushing back against efforts to open up pieces of waterfront to the public
Florida Gulf Coast University began installing the base of its new artificial reef, named Kimberly’s Reef, in the Gulf of Mexico. Groups of concrete culverts will create an 11-acre underwater laboratory for scientific experimentation and research.
State Senator Mayes Middleton, R-Galveston has proposed ending the public’s right to enjoy the state’s Gulf Coast beaches, and many current and former members of his own party oppose the effort outlined in Senate Bill 434.
Among coastal states Texas is unique. The 1959 Texas Open Beaches Act, as well as time-honored common law and tradition in existence since long before 1959, provides that Texas beaches are open to the public.
Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, California, concluded that offshore wind promotes the creation of barreling waves.
The Connecticut House Planning & Development Committee will discuss House Bill 6650: “An Act Concerning Public Access to Coastal Resources.” The bill would limit p[parking fees charged to non-resident beach visitors
Vehicle access to two locations along the beach at Lincoln City could be discontinued under a proposal under review by the Lincoln City Council and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
The 10 'deadliest' US beaches for hurricanes, surfing and shark attacks. How to stay safe
"First time surfing ever was on Lake Erie... 500 miles from the ocean."
Good news for fans of non-motorized transportation: The last stretch of trail needed to connect Eureka and Arcata is getting closer to realization.
A curious man dropped a GoPro camera into the waters of Navarre Beach, Florida to document the remarkable sea life in the Gulf of Mexico.
This “giant” surf, which could be as high as 40 to 50 feet, is expected to arrive Tuesday night, rapidly build and peak along north facing shores of the Hawaiian isles Wednesday, and last through Thursday.
The damages to county-managed beach property and access points alone are estimated at more than $31 million, according to Heather Belden, a county community information marketing specialist.