The Charlestown Town Council will be hosting URI Professor Jon C. Boothroyd at their August 4 workshop. Dr. Boothroyd, Research Professor Emeritus of Quaternary Geology, will be providing an opportunity for coastal homeowners to understand recent climatic and weather relalted changes, as they relate specifically to the south shore of Rhode Island including Charlestown’s Barriers and headlands. Dr. Boothroyd will discuss in detail projected sea level rise and related coastal geologic hazards that affect Charlestown’s South Shore.
Attend the meeting to learn about our changing shoreline and how we can work together to protect this most important natural resource. Questions and discussion will follow.