November 2015
I hope this letter finds you all well and ready for the fast approaching winter! This month were are taking a quick break from our usual topics to tell you about LDCN and non-profit organization founded and directed by NETCO's Manager of Field Operations, Zach Lager. NETCO is supportive of LDCN and other organizations that seek to give back to society.

As usual, our beach notes and links to past newsletters are below. Remember, we appreciate your feedback!
NETCO Team Members Give Back
Meet Zach Lager, NETCO's Manager of Field Operations and a very busy man!  Zach is a graduate of the University of Richmond. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, has traveled extensively, and spent a number of years in Mozambique, Africa where, in 2011, he founded Local Development Catalyst Network (LDCN). LDCN is a community based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to foster sustainable development in rural Mozambique.  

Beach Notes
Now, dynamic modeling by the University of Massachusetts Boston, University of New Hampshire, and Woods Hole Group for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation could help towns avoid building in flood prone areas. .. Read More
National Geographic
Climate change is modifying the way our oceans work in many different ways, including ocean acidification and water warming. But where people really start to pay attention is where humans and oceans meet: the coast ... Read More
Coastal News Today
Most people - certainly ones willing to look at the facts - agreed that sea level is rising. How much is often open to discussion, but when does that discussion turn damaging ... Read More
FEMA The climate is changing. Extreme storms and flooding are becoming more common - especially in the Midwest and Northeast. That is because warmer air and water temperatures exacerbate the frequency and severity of extreme weather events. For coastal areas, there is the added spectre of sea level rise... Read More 
The University of New Hampshire's Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) has received a $6.2 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the work of the Joint Hydrographic Center, a NOAA partnership and national ocean-mapping research center ... Read More  
Upcoming Event
Restore America's Estuaries, in partnership with the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, will hold a Living Shorelines Workshop in Hartford, Connecticut. This workshop, Living Shorelines: Sound Science, Innovative Approaches, Connected Community, will feature nationally relevant issues and discussions along with region-specific sessions... Learn More
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Contact Information
  • Coir log and coir envelope construction
  • Coastal bank, shoreline and dune stabilization
  • Inland waterway erosion control
  • Construction site erosion control
  • Sand drift fencing
  • Beach nourishment
  • Vegetated buffers and coastal bank vegetation
  • Rock gabion construction (wire & HDPE gabions)
  • Boardwalks, dune crossovers, walkway construction
  • Wetland/salt marsh restoration
  • Infrastructure protection

21 Worthen Road
Lexington, MA 02421

781-863-6270 phone
781-274-0569 fax



David C. Lager