Technical Support for Marine Spatial Planning in Other States and Countries

Lead: J. McCann.

For this effort, McCann provided lessons learned from the Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan (Ocean SAMP) and other ocean planning efforts and tailored technical support, including extensive study tours and recommendations reports, to other states and countries seeking to resolve pressing coastal and ocean resources challenges and issues. McCann provided this extensive technical support to: South Carolina, Washington (State), Delaware, and New York between 2012 – 2018.

Funder: Rhode Island Sea Grant and The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.