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Bomb Cyclone Slams Pacific Northwest with Heavy Rain, Raising Threat of Debris Flows

9/25/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Most of the rain will be beneficial as the Pacific Northwest begins to recover from severe to extreme drought conditions. However, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding and debris flows in the burn scars across northwestern California and southwestern Oregon. A rapidly intensifying storm, called a bomb… SEE MORE

Krisin Forster, Harbormaster in Port Austin, MI. Image courtesy of Kristin.

Fifth Annual Harbormaster Appreciation Day to Be Celebrated on October 8, 2023

9/25/2023 by Anastasia Fischer

By US Harbors. Harbormasters Now Have Increased Responsibilities. Harbormasters around the country have seen exponential changes in their harbors these past few years. What once might have been a sleepy job in a remote community now requires significantly more attention due to the increased potential for local storm and flood… SEE MORE

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Underwater Museum of Art: Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

9/24/2023 by Param Bhatia

By SWIM THROUGH A TUNNEL FORMED by the arched rib-cage remains of a prehistoric marine mammal at the Underwater Museum of Art off the Gulf Coast of Florida. Atlanta-based artist Pat Mclain’s 2023 installation, Cetacean Remains, forms the tunnel and creates a singular interactive diving experience that offers something mysterious, yet rightfully… SEE MORE

Heron in Louisiana marsh (Photo: AdobeStock)

Louisiana Living Shoreline to Protect Levees, Restore Wetlands, and Reconnect People to the Coast

9/23/2023 by Param Bhatia

By With $4.5 million dollars in funding from NOAA under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act, Jefferson Parish is building the first living shoreline to protect a federal levee system. Standing outside of Mr. Ed’s Seafood & Italian Restaurant—one of the Bucktown, Louisiana, restaurants to come back… SEE MORE

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