U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region
Chafee NWR salt marsh restoration USFWS

Some innovative coastal protection work is happening in the Ocean State – learn more about it in this photo slideshow.


The perfect remedy for a dreary winter day? Imagine yourself kayaking this summer on Cape Cod! At Muddy Creek, paddlers have a brand new destination thanks to a restoration project that...

As waves from storm events go over the reef they will attenuate, or become less intense – saving the salt marshes from damage. Credit: Steve Droter

See how biologists at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia are teaming up with an unlikely partner in the fight against sea-level rise: oysters!