Eelgrass Helps Record Warnings and Wins in Ocean State’s Salt Waters

In Rhode Island, the two prominent types of seagrasses are called widgeon grass and eelgrass.

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Waterfront Property Owners File Injunction to Continue Their Fight Against R.I.’s New Shoreline Access Law

The Rhode Island Association of Coastal Taxpayers, a 50-member coalition of beach and waterfront property owners, has filed a preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court to stop state authorities from enforcing the law the General Assembly passed and the governor signed last month.

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‘Ropeless’ Fishing Gear Aims to Protect Whales, But Adds Complications, Costs

The 2021 rules required a lot of actions by fishermen, including formalizing and requiring some whale-protection practices that they have been doing on their own initiative, they said, for many years.

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