Composting for Gardeners

Barrington Library 281 County Rd, Barrington, RI

Composting improves the soil, replicates Mother Nature, and improves plant production. At this workshop, learn about what composting is, how it works, and how you can easily start composting.

Electric Vehicles 101

Online

Curious about getting an electric vehicle (EV), but not sure where to start? Join Green Energy Consumers Alliance for this webinar to learn the basics. We'll cover environmental and consumer […]

Public Street Community Workshop

Lifespan Community Health 335r Prairie Avenue, Suite 1B, Providence, RI

Join the Racial and Environmental Justice Committee, South Providence Neighborhood Association, and Providence's Sustainability Department for a public engagement workshop on the Public Street waterfront access design project in Providence. […]

Wildlife Solutions: Nocturnal Nuisances

Louttit Library West Greenwich, RI

Nocturnal mammals are greatly misunderstood. Still, these critters can certainly become a nuisance, especially when they begin to den under decks and dine out of chicken coops. Learning why these creatures behave the way they do is the key to finding resolution. This session will help you identify what is attracting these animals to your […]

Climate Action Rhode Island Community Meeting

Plant City 334 S Water St., Providence, RI

Climate Action Rhode Island's (CARI) 2023 Community Meeting series kicks off  with an event featuring climate scholar Alexander Gard-Murray. Building strong coalitions for climate action is hard. Even when policy creates economic benefits, the intended winners often sit on the sidelines. Experiences in Massachusetts, Washington, and West Virginia show the importance of creating winners, and […]

What Can I Do: Electric Vehicles

Online

As the climate crisis worsens, "What can I do?" is a question many people are asking themselves. We know that urgent action is needed, but the problem seems overwhelming. Excuses for not acting are growing weaker, and legislation has created financial incentives for people to take action to lower their personal carbon emissions. Join Green […]

Beech Leaf Disease Information and Practical Approaches

Online

Join the Newport Tree Conservancy (NTC) for a virtual lecture with Q&A on beech-leaf disease, which was recently detected in Newport, R.I. NTC staff will review the latest research on what the disease is, mechanisms of spread, and impact to American and European beach trees. Learn to spot signs of disease, and gain insight into […]

Merino Park Cleanup

Merino Park 100 Heath St., Providence, RI

Join the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council, Cozy Rhody and community members for a cleanup of Merino Park in in Providence.

Third Annual Valentine’s Farmers Market

Tiverton Middle School 10 Quintal Dr., Tiverton, RI

Celebrate your Valentine with a visit to the Tiverton Farmers Market. The market offers a wide selection of local produce, seafood, meat, artisan foods, and handmade textiles, crafts, and clothing. Enjoy live music, Valentine's specials, and sign up to win the ”Latin Lovers” give-away basket, sponsored by The Perfect Empanada. This event is free and […]

Land to Sea Speaker Series: Stormwater Management at Public Boat Ramps

Online

The second virtual event in this three-part speaker series features restoration ecologist Jordan Mora. Mora has 15 years of experience in aquatic systems research and monitoring. She spent ten years at Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve investigating the impacts of climate change and excess nutrient loading on estuarine habitats before starting work with Association […]

Come Birding with Me! (for Families)

Watchemoket Cove East Providence, RI

Come out for an adventure on the shoreline this winter. Learn about the migratory birds that spend their winter along Rhode Island's coastline — and how the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish & Wildlife and its research partners are studying their populations. Binoculars and spotting scopes will be available to borrow, so everyone […]

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