New resource for learning about living shorelines is now online

Suzanne Simon, a strategic programs manager at the national organization Restore America’s Estuaries, or RAE, said it began with a “magic wand question.” If given unlimited resources, she asked, how can we help promote the use of living shorelines? A few years ago, Simon began posing the question to leaders in the restoration and management […] Island Features |  Full Article

States and cities may be unprepared for Zika virus

State health officials, worried about having resources to fight a potential outbreak of the Zika virus in North Carolina, were heartened this month when President Barack Obama asked Congress for $1.8 billion to combat the spread of the potentially debilitating disease. Budget cuts have left state and local health departments understaffed and, officials say, in […] Island Features |  Full Article