Learn about RI’s MyCoast Project!

Learn about RI’s MyCoast Project!

Rising sea levels have brought increased flooding to low-lying coastal areas around Rhode Island in recent years. Volunteers have taken thousands of photographs of local areas flooded by king tides and storms and uploaded them to MyCoast.org/ri, an online database that tags the photos with tidal and weather information and locates them on a map.  Learn…

Now Recruiting for Port Climate Co-learning Project

Now Recruiting for Port Climate Co-learning Project

Calling residents & small business owners in South Providence & Washington Park! We are looking for people from these two neighborhoods who want to participate in a NOAA-funded project to examine the possibilities for the port coastline from Sassafras Cove to Collier Point Park, with a focus on improved climate resilience, habitat restoration and other…

Smith Hill to Participate in USDOT’s Thriving Communities Program

Smith Hill to Participate in USDOT’s Thriving Communities Program

The PRP recently partnered with the City of Providence, Smith Hill Partners’ Initiative, and the Central Providence Health Equity Zone in a successful application for technical assistance from the USDOT’s Thriving Communities Program. Smith Hill is one of 64 neighborhoods across the country and the only one in RI that will receive technical support, planning…

PRP Catalyzes $500K in NOAA Funding for Port

PRP Catalyzes $500K in NOAA Funding for Port

Working closely with the City of Providence, Groundwork RI, Save The Bay and other partners, the PRP spurred funding for an innovative, co-learning project on climate resilience and habitat restoration to engage residents in South Providence and Washington Park. The three-year project will collaboratively examine the shoreline from Sassafras Cove to Collier Point Park, focusing…

“Worsening Winds” Report: Northeast at Risk

“Worsening Winds” Report: Northeast at Risk

The First Street Foundation recently unveiled their new wind model, a cutting-edge tool that provides detailed information on the likelihood and financial impacts of wind for all properties in the US. According to the 7th National Risk Assessment: Worsening Winds report, the Northeast region is expected to experience the greatest rise in tropical storm wind…