In the Media

Recommendations to Come for Padanaram Harbor Management Plan ›

SouthCoastToday | May 30, 2018
UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute is coming up with specific recommendations for Dartmouth. They plan to give draft recommendations to the Padanaram Harbor Management Plan Advisory Committee in August

Selling State’s Seafood: Report Says Ports like Gloucester Must Take Lead ›

Gloucester Daily Times | May 24, 2018
An Urban Harbors Institute report says Massachusetts should increase its public commitment and investment in the state's commercial fishing industry to help foster innovation and partnerships among diverging stakeholders and the private sector.

New harbor regulations floated in Tisbury ›

Martha's Vineyard Times | May 08, 2018
Jack Wiggin and Allison Novelly of UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute were in Tisbury on Monday to share the results of a recent harbor use survey and discussed potential regulation changes.

Blair reappointed to Harbormasters Training Council ›

Martha's Vineyard Times | April 20, 2018
UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute offers a three-part harbormaster laws course, a marine medical emergencies course, a private aids to navigation course, and a marine theft and marine documentation course.

Dartmouth Is Working with UMass Boston to Map the Future of Padanaram Harbor ›

SouthCoastToday | April 03, 2018
The School for the Environment's Urban Harbors Institute is working with Dartmouth on a new harbor management plan. On Monday, several subcommittees provided input on issues dealing with docks, piers and seawalls, and the local, state, and federal regulations of such waterfront structures.

Dartmouth residents share their vision for Padanaram Harbor ›

SouthCoastToday | February 07, 2018
Kristin Uiterwyk, acting director of the Urban Harbors Institute, says some who answered a survey about future use of Padanaram Harbor thought promoting aquaculture operations would help improve the water quality, while others thought it would interfere with recreational uses of the harbor.

Dartmouth takes steps to develop Harbor Management Plan ›

SouthCoastToday | February 02, 2018
Kristin Uiterwyk, acting director of the Urban Harbors Institute, says water quality, recreational use of the harbor and shoreline, and management of living marine resources were the most important issues identified in a public survey being used to construct Dartmouth's Harbor Management Plan.

Padanaram Harbor Management Plan Moves Forward ›

New England Boating | December 16, 2017
Steve Bliven of UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute will use his experience as a Dartmouth, Massachusetts resident and boater to develop an updated management plan and a series of recommended actions the town might take to protect and improve harbor activities over the next 5 to 10 years.

Residents wade into discussion of Harbor Management Plan ›

SouthCoastToday | October 25, 2017
UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute facilitated discussion at the public kick-off meeting and scoping session for a future Harbor Management Plan in Dartmouth.

Five sites in Fall River, Somerset ID’d for offshore wind development ›

The Herald News | October 24, 2017
UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute prepared a report detailing 18 sites of interest for offshore wind energy developers and 320 businesses that could shape a supply chain. Six sites on the list are in New Bedford, five are in the Fall River/Somerset area, and seven are in Boston/Quincy.

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