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Eight University Partners Selected for Fourth Envision Resilience Challenge: The 2024 Design Studio and Community Engagement Initiative will Explore Portland and South Portland, Maine

By Charlotte Van Voorhis

PORTLAND, Maine May 8, 2024 — The Envision Resilience Challenge, a multi-university design studio and community engagement initiative developed by Remain Nantucket, announced today it is headed to Maine with eight universities set to participate. Portland, South Portland and the Casco Bay Islands have been selected as study sites for the 2024 fall design…

Nantucket Footprints Launches First Virtual Reality Garden Tour: An Interactive, Educational Experience of the Island’s Native Biodiversity

By Charlotte Van Voorhis

NANTUCKET, Mass. October 23, 2023 — Nantucket Footprints—a program of ReMain Nantucket—is releasing the first of a series of virtual garden tours starting October 23. The Nantucket Footprints Virtual Garden Tour is an immersive experience through various sustainable and resilient gardens that highlight their necessity within our local ecosystem alongside its natural beauty. Its goal…

Six University Partners Selected for 2023 Envision Resilience New Bedford and Fairhaven Challenge that Calls on Students to Reimagine Buzzards Bay in the Face of Rising Seas

By Claire Martin

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. May 16, 2023 — Six university partners—including two from the University of Massachusetts system—have been selected for the third iteration of the Envision Resilience Challenge taking place in New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts, this fall as students develop innovative solutions for coastal communities to adapt to sea level rise. The 2023…

Envision Resilience Challenge Launches Year Three of Design Studio and Community Engagement Program in New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts

By Claire Martin

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. February 9, 2023 — The Envision Resilience Challenge, a semester-long design studio connecting interdisciplinary university teams with coastal communities to inspire adaptive and creative solutions to the challenges of sea level rise and climate change, will take place in New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts in the fall of 2023. Enlisting student…

Envision Resilience Narragansett Bay Challenge Cohort Wins 2022 Student Award from the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Planning Association

By Claire Martin

CRANSTON, R.I. January 12, 2023 — The six university teams that participated in the 2022 Envision Resilience Narragansett Bay Challenge to design creative solutions to sea level rise have won the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-RI)’s annual student award, ReMain Nantucket announced today. The Envision Resilience Challenge is a semester-long…

ReMain Nantucket Supports Innovative Solar Project at Wiggles Way

By Charlotte Van Voorhis

NANTUCKET, Mass. August 31, 2022 — In support of Housing Nantucket’s goal to operate the new Wiggles Way affordable rental housing development with net-zero energy usage, ReMain Nantucket is helping to fund the construction of an on-site solar power installation. Housing Nantucket’s latest affordable rental housing development is currently under construction on Fairgrounds Road. The…

ReMain Ventures Purchases 5 Amelia Drive

By Charlotte Van Voorhis

NANTUCKET, Mass. July 25, 2022 — With the goal of improving local and regional food systems on Nantucket and across the Northeast, ReMain Ventures has purchased 5 Amelia Drive as a site for a business incubator and commissary kitchen, the organization announced today. ReMain Ventures will work with Nantucket entrepreneur Karen Macumber to create…

Envision Resilience: Designs for Living with Rising Seas—A Month-Long Exhibition of Adaptive Proposals for Sea Level Rise on Narragansett Bay—Opens at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence with a June 4 Open House and Reception

By Claire Martin

PROVIDENCE, R.I. May 27, 2022 —The Envision Resilience: Designs for Living with Rising Seas exhibition opens with a free community open house on Saturday, June 4 at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The exhibition, which runs from June 4 through June 26, will feature adaptive designs by participating university teams in the…