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Aug. 16, 2022

Community Partners Restore one of Niagara’s Largest Coastal Dune Ecosystems

Eroded coastal sand dune at Nickel Beach. Image captured December 14, 2021 following a severe storm a few days prior.

Jul. 5, 2022

Niagara Coastal's Community-based Water Monitoring Program will Improve Access to Beach Water Quality Data for Niagara Region Residents

Photo of two Citizen Scientists standing knee-deep in lake water, one collecting recreational water quality samples and the other recording data on a clipboard.

Jul. 12, 2022

VAST Benefits for Great Lakes Shoreline Resiliency from Community Coastal Monitoring

Marram beach grass growing on a newly restored coastal dune.

Aug. 26, 2021

Community Coastal Monitoring Program Will Inspire Stewardship of Shoreline Resiliency

Photo of Citizen Scientist Using VAST- Wearing a grey tshirt, standing by Lake Erie beach shoreline


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Media Publications

A few samples of Niagara Coastal's work highlighted in the media are provided below.
Welland Tribune
Niagara Coastal working to protect Niagara’s shorelines

Nature-based Shoreline Restoration

Oct. 30, 2022

Niagara This Week
‘A lot of trouble spots’: Niagara Coastal fighting erosion along Lake Erie through restoration and monitoring

VAST / Nature-based Shoreline Restoration

Sep. 22, 2022

Welland Tribune
Work underway to restore sand dunes at Port Colborne’s Nickel Beach

Nature-based Shoreline Restoration

Aug. 17, 2022

Newstalk 610 CKTB
Interview: Matt Holmes - Gregary Ford, Executive Director of Niagara Coastal

Community-based Water Monitoring / Nature-based Shoreline Restoration

Aug. 16, 2022

Niagara At Large
Citizen Scientists’ Now In Second Summer of Surveying Niagara’s Great Lakes Shorelines


Jul. 22, 2022

Niagara At Large
Niagara Coastal’s Community-based Water Monitoring Program will Improve Access to Beach Water Quality Data for Niagara Region Residents

Community-based Water Monitoring

Jul. 5, 2022

St. Catherines Standard
Volunteers step up to protect Lake Erie’s shoreline

Nature-based Shoreline Restoration

Nov. 6, 2021

YourTV Niagara
Community Coastal Monitoring Program


Sep. 30, 2021

Newstalk 610 CKTB
Interview Gregary Ford - Niagara Coastal Community Collaborative


Sep. 11, 2021

St. Catherines Standard
Citizens to monitor impacts of climate change on Lake Erie through new program


Aug. 30, 2021



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