Hatteras Shoreline by Ann Tihansky, USGS

How to Prepare Your Coastal Property for Sea-Level Rise and Weather Extremes

5/10/2021 - By JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL.  Your yard can be part of the solution. People who live along the Atlantic seaboard are accustomed to dealing with environmental extremes: salt spray that can kill just about anything green; relentless wind that whips vegetation into Leaning Tower of Pisa shapes; sand, shells, rocks and… SEE MORE
Photo Courtesy of AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon

Understanding Wildfire Warnings, Watches and Behavior

10/30/2019 - How to Prepare for Wildfire: Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildland fire so your home is ready in case of a fire: Create defensible space by clearing brush away from your home. Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction measures. Put… SEE MORE

Rising Seas Swallow $403 Million in New England Home Values

2/4/2019 - Data scientists from First Street Foundation and Columbia University have expanded their peer-reviewed housing market research to include 2.5 million coastal properties in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island and found that increased tidal flooding caused by sea level rise has eroded $403.1 million in relative home values between… SEE MORE
Key West, Florida

Unique Harbors Around the US

2/1/2019 - In honor of the Best Harbors 2019 contest we wanted to share a few of our nominees who are known for being the most, best or least…the southernmost, northernmost, largest, smallest, foggiest, most successful and the busiest. Southernmost Harbor in the US mainland: Key West, Florida As part of the… SEE MORE
Water fun at the Lowcountry Maritime Society

Doing Good Work for Coastal Communities

10/31/2018 - Getting out on the water, whether in a powerboat, sailboat, canoe or paddleboard, is something we all love to do. How did you get started? Was there someone who showed you just how much fun it could be? Not all kids are fortunate enough to have an opportunity like that.… SEE MORE