On April 27-29, 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management conducted a routine review of the Massachusetts coastal program as required by Section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA). These reviews are typically conducted in person and include a variety of site visits—but given COVID-19 restrictions, the review was done virtually. To help bring the Massachusetts coast alive for the NOAA reviewers, the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) created a story map collection. These story maps include an overview of the entire 1,500-mile coastline, along with a story map of each of CZM’s five regions with some highlights of coastal habitats, state parks and sanctuaries, ports and harbors, recreational beaches and waterfront access, and more.
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- This page, Story Map Tours of the Massachusetts Coast , is offered by
- Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)