Marin gets thousands for projects to combat sea-level rise

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SF State’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center to receive $190,000 grant to accelerate research on nature-based adaptation and restoration focused on SF Bay’s steeper shores and rocky habitats and alternatives to rip-rap and seawalls. The project will fill a knowledge gap for SF Bay and engage in community education through ecological research, science education, and restoration and adaptation planning and design. This is one of four grants awarded by the Coastal Conservancy from the Marin Community Foundation totaling $750,000 to advance green initiatives to improve habitats that also protect communities from sea-level rise.

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