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Manomet, Temporary Activities in Shore Protection Act Jurisdiction, Multiple Locations, Chatham County & Glynn County, Georgia

May 13th, 2024 This serves as a notification from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources of the issuance of a Letter of Permission (LOP) to Manomet to install temporary signage on Tybee Island and at Gould’s Inlet on St. Simons Island. The temporary project will begin no sooner than 15 days after the date of […]

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The Long Journey

November 9th, 2023 The four-wheeler speeds down the deserted beach. It’s about 9:30 p.m. on a nearly moonless July night on the island of Wassaw—a 3-mile-wide piece of land 14 miles southeast of Savannah, Georgia. From the driver’s seat, Kris Williams Carroll scans the area ahead that’s lit through red filters on the Kawasaki’s headlights.

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New Monitoring Equipment Deployed At Tybee Island, GA

August 6th, 2023 – CITRA’s PI, Dr. Felix Santiago-Collazo, and the summer intern from IRIS, Erin Gavin, went to Tybee Island in Georgia and deployed new monitoring equipment. They installed three new groundwater well loggers, a complete meteorological station, and a soil moisture sensor. Now the team can thoroughly investigate the relationship between groundwater, tides,

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New federal laws have money for climate projects — if communities can actually get it

August 2, 2023 AILSA CHANG, HOST: Communities nationwide are trying to protect themselves from the effects of climate change. They’re shoring up coastlines, they’re making roads higher. And all of that is expensive. Now two new laws aim to help with tens of billions of federal dollars. But as WABE’s Emily Jones reports, that money

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Saving Half the Seas

April 10, 2023 In the Galapagos Islands, multi-national cooperation to save migrating animals from intense fishing pressures resulted in a new marine reserve; one fishing community in Cedar Key, Florida, managed to pivot when environmental pressures caused the oyster population to crash; experimenting with marsh and dunes to deal with sea level rise on Tybee

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March 7 – ERDC-CHL researchers assess hazardous vessel wakes near Tybee Island

March 7, 2023 – Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District and the city of Tybee Island to measure vessel wakes near the island’s north shore in hopes of better understanding which ships and operating conditions are

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