Sharing Nature-based Approaches with Communities

Join the Stone Living Lab, Woods Hole Group, Duxbury Beach Reservation, and MA Office of Coastal Zone Management for one of four educational field trips this season!

A close-up image of a wrack line with shells, dry grass, and seaweed along the shore.

Cobble Berm Monitoring Project Update: Focus Group Kickoff!

Woods Hole Group, the SLL, and MA Coastal Zone Management hosted two focus groups to help guide our work in education and outreach for coastal resilience professionals!

All Storms are Local: The December 23rd 2022 Storm in Boston Harbor

New data from the SLL's Boston Harbor buoy is shedding light on how winter storms affect Boston Harbor.

Stone Living Lab Announces Partnership with 2021 Earthshot Prize Finalist Living Seawalls

Stone Living Lab Named Host Committee Member of The Earthshot Prize, Boston 2022

The Stone Living Lab is delighted to be a member of the Host Committee for The Earthshot Prize, Boston 2022!

Wicked High Tides are coming to Boston!

This fall, Boston will experience a spectacular tidal event: the Perigean Spring Tides (also called King Tides). These “wicked high tides” result in high tides that are 2-4 feet higher than normal. This natural phenomenon occurs a few times each year, and gives us a window into how sea level rise will soon start affecting our daily lives.

Commemorating Hurricane Sandy

This Saturday will be the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy making landfall in New York City and New Jersey on October 29, 2012.

For coastal communities, the canary is a sparrow

Lab Director of Climate Engagement, Melanie Gárate, authored this important piece which was featured in the Hill.

A close-up image of a wrack line with shells, dry grass, and seaweed along the shore.

Intense Intertidal Temperatures

From July 19th – July 26th, Boston experienced a memorable weeklong heatwave with air temperatures well over 90°F every day, even topping out at 100°F on July 24th. We typically think of the coast as a place to cool down, but our sensors revealed that our intertidal sites were experiencing extreme heat, too.