Peek-a-boo! A heron pops up to say hello in Narragansett Bay Reserve in Rhode Island.

Now You See Them: Wetland Wildlife on the Move

10/16/2023 - By The Takeaway: Scientists across the National Estuarine Research Reserve System have conducted the first-ever North American inventory of coastal wetland wildlife using 140 cameras in 29 estuaries. A fox goes hunting in the Chesapeake Bay Reserve in Maryland. A deer stops and poses in Grand Bay Reserve in… SEE MORE
US Army Corps of Engineers, photographer not specified, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Cruising the Intercoastal Waterway

4/29/2023 - By An experienced cruising couple share their favorite out-of-the-way stops along this legendary waterway. Last fall, when Onne and Tenley van der Wal headed to Florida aboard their 1986 Grand Banks Snow Goose, one of their goals was to go to less-traveled places. Here are the locations the couple really… SEE MORE
The original uploader was Serge at English Wikibooks., Public domain, Spanishtown via Wikimedia Commons

The Spanish town powered by waves

2/15/2023 - By [caption id="attachment_44740" align="alignnone" width="512"] Ocean_waves via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] For centuries, inhabitants of the picturesque coastal town of Mutriku have drawn from the ocean's riches. Now they're harnessing its immense power. The Basque town of Mutriku owes its soul to the sea. It sits wedged into a bay carved… SEE MORE
Avalon Harbor @ Santa Catalina Island by Jim Luttjohann.

AUGUST 2022 – News from Our Coasts

8/23/2022 - COASTAL NEWS FOR AUGUST Updates from US Harbors In September we celebrate International Coastal Clean Up Day on the 17th by participating in clean up events. All month gatherings will take place on beaches and in other coastal areas all over the world in order to collect debris and help… SEE MORE

Navigating Locks Safely on Your Boat

8/7/2022 - Joseph Carro, USCG Boating Safety Locks are more common in some areas than others, so navigating the intricacies of “locking” isn’t something you’ll encounter every day. Still, it’s a reality you’re likely to come upon at one time or another, so it’s important to understand the basics. Navigation locks are… SEE MORE