August 10, 2018
The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) is hosting an annual Summer Meeting featuring coastal erosion for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn on Friday, August 10, in Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership meeting. Go to www.swcssnec.org or https://swcssnec.eventbrite.co
- Teresa Crean, Community planner and coastal management extension specialist with the Coastal Resources Center (CRC) and Rhode Island Sea Grant at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography.
- Samantha Apgar, UConn PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
- Dr. Bryan Oakley from Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) will speak on RI shoreline change, focusing on the Matunuck area.
- Janet Freedman, a Coastal Geologist at RI Coastal Resources Management Council will lead the field tour of coastal sites along the beach!