Stone Living Lab Hires Two New Leaders!

The Lab announces the hiring of two new directors. Joe Christo will become the Lab’s Managing Director and Melanie Gárate will become the Lab’s new Director of Climate Engagement.

06/21/2022 | Education

Measuring Change with Boston Students

The Stone Living Lab partnered with National Parks of Boston to work with the O’Donnell Elementary School in East Boston. We joined fifth grade students for four lessons on coastal change, erosion, and climate change, and took the students into the field to learn beach profiling skills and explore Boston Harbor by boat!

Stone Living Lab Deploys New Monitoring Equipment around Boston Harbor

In late 2021, the Stone Living Lab deployed two Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers, or ADCPs, in the Boston Harbor area. These instruments will provide us with critical information about Boston Harbor and how winter storms affect its waters.

Out and About: Education & Engagement in 2021

Read an overview about the Lab's education and public engagement programs that happened during 2021.

The Duxbury Beach Reservation Creates Nature-Based Approaches to Address Erosion

The Duxbury Beach Reservation is moving forward with plans to create a nature-based approach consisting of a cobble berm, dune restoration, and abutment protection to address erosion concerns.

Exciting New Research at Coughlin Park in Winthrop!

The Lab is helping make Coughlin Park more resilient to climate change threats through using nature-based solutions.

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Force of Nature

The Boston Harbor Islands are a natural barrier to storm-driven waves and offer a perfect setting for research into nature-based methods for enhancing their protective features.