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Coastal flooding and erosion are as old as the island itself. These forces have shaped the island into the familiar form we see today. This constant and progressive shaping of land by water is now causing problems that are being quickened by sea level rise. This is threatening our island’s infrastructure as well as built and natural environments, from roads and docks to private property and the shape of our beaches. We cannot maintain the island in perpetuity, but we can take steps to reduce to the impact of these risks and to improve the resilience of our community over time.
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Attend a Coastal Resilience Advisory Committee meeting, participate in one of the upcoming community engagement activities, or send us an email:
Vincent Murphy Natural Resources DepartmentCoastal Resilience CoordinatorEmail
[VM1]I realize some of these are repeated from above.
[JT2]Vince, is this the correct link?
The CRP will result in a final report including an implementation roadmap. The planning process will result in the following: