Ninigret Salt Marsh Boat Tour

When: This Event Is Now Full Wednesday, September 27 – two times at 9:30am and 12:30pm
Where: Meet at Charlestown Breachway State Beach
Cost: Free. Sponsored by CRMC. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Please contact Rhode Island Sea Grant at (401) 874-6805 or rhodeislandseagrant@gmail.com and note your preferred tour time.

What: Tour Ninigret Pond salt marsh on one of Rhode Island’s most prized coastal lagoons in a pontoon boat. This site has been the focus of an extensive marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project designed to help this vital habitat better withstand flooding from sea level rise and coastal storm surge.

Caitlin Chaffee, R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council policy analyst, will lead the tour and be joined by officials from the town of Charlestown to share details on this project and how storms and sea level rise are affecting coastal marshes.

* Footwear will get wet. Please plan accordingly. This event is appropriate for adults and children 10 and older.

Free. Sponsored by CRMC. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Please contact Rhode Island Sea Grant at (401) 874-6805 or rhodeislandseagrant@gmail.com and note your preferred tour time.