Green Energy Consumers Alliance Spring Meeting

Roger Williams Park Botanical Center Floral Ave., Providence, RI

Join Green Energy Consumers Alliance (GECA) for an evening of networking. celebrating climate victories, addressing challenges, and planning for the future. Honor Barrington, Central Falls, Narragansett, Newport, Portsmouth, Providence, and South Kingstown for pioneering a municipal aggregation model. Hear about GECA's climate advocacy priorities for 2023. Take a look at a variety of electric cars […]

Spacial Planning for Sustainable Low-Carbon Transitions


The most recent roadmaps for reaching net zero emissions will require unprecedented land-intensive renewable energy infrastructure that will have significant implications for host communities, plants, animals, and humans. Grace Wu, assistant professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, will explore ways to consider the land use dimensions and impacts of renewable energy infrastructure planning […]

Birds, Bees, and Botany

Simmons Mill Management Area 212 Coldbrook Road, Little Compton, RI

Join Department of Environmental Management Division of Fish and Wildlife staff to learn about Rhode Island's migratory birds and the efforts of the Rhode Island Breeding Bird Atlas 2.0. While we look and listen for birds, we'll also keep any eye out for bumblebees and other pollinators, and you'll get the scoop on how to […]

RI Wild Plant Society’s Best Native Plant Sale in Rhode Island

URI Botanical Gardens Kingston, RI

Garden with native plants that nurture a healthy environment and bring beauty and joy to your landscape. Select from 170 different species of perennials, grasses, ferns, trees, and shrubs at Rhode Island Wild Plants Society’s (RIWPS) Best Native Plant Sale in Rhode Island. The sale is open to the public at 9 a.m. RIWPS members […]

Bike Newport’s Big Blue Bike Barn Celebration

Bike Newport Bike Barn Sunset Blvd., Newport, RI

Join Bike Newport for an afternoon of food, music, and activities for everyone. The Bike Barn campus is a hub of bicycle activity, complemented by food gardens, a pump track, and park trails.

Exploring Inequities in the Transportation Sector


Emphasizing equity in the way sustainable technologies are rolled out is critical to ensure a movement toward a just and inclusive society, especially in the context of a renewable energy transition. Sergio Castellanos — assistant professor at Austin's civil, architectural, and environmental engineering department — will focus on a set of local and international examples […]

Aquidneck Island Smart Growth Workshop: Conservation

Common Fence Point 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth, RI

This workshop will examine different ways to preserve natural areas and open space when planning for necessary development on Aquidneck Island.

Bike Newport’s Elliot’s Ride for Everyone

Newport, RI Newport, RI

Elliot’s Ride for Everyone is a community event featuring safe, family-friendly fun for all — every age, every mobility, every kind of cyclist, hiker, roller, and stroller. Experience the joys of biking and hiking along Newport’s captivating coastline – car-free.

Gardening with Native Plants

Cranston Public Library 140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, RI

Learn how to transform your lawn into a wildlife habitat with native plants.

How We Move on: Planning for a Future Without Fossil Fuels


As the world faces an urgent need to address climate change, it has become essential to phase out systems that emit greenhouse gases. So how do we move forward, and what will this process look like? Emily Grubert, a civil engineer and environmental sociologist will discuss how we can navigate this shift as safely and […]

Innovations in the Renewable Energy Transition


This panel is designed to uncover possible solutions not commonly discussed such as hydropower and energy storage. Experts will share their insights and experience in this moderated discussion.

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