What Lives in the River

Middlebridge Preserve 95 Middlebridge Road, Narragansett

ll ages are invited to join Narrow River Preservation Association for this hands-on exploration of fish, shellfish, crabs and other inhabitants of Narrow (Pettaquamscutt) River. We will use nets large and small to catch river creatures and examine them in touch tanks and under microscopes. Experts and guide books will be on hand. Children under […]

RI BioBlitz 2024 at Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 3rd Beach Road, Middletown, RI

RI BioBlitz is a 24-hour field science event where volunteer scientists, amateur naturalists, and the nature-loving public work in teams to carry out a species inventory on a conserved parcel of land. Birds, bees, plants, mammals, fish, frogs, etc, you name it, we count it and try to identify it to species in an effort […]

$10 – $35

Tree Corps at Aquidneck Park

Aquidneck Park 300 Spring St., Newprt, Rhode Island

Join us as a Tree Corps volunteer by helping to plant and care for young trees in Aquidneck Park every Saturday. No experience necessary. Each week, we will be caring for Newport's city trees by mulching, pruning, and watering as needed. Volunteers are needed for this recurring opportunity to make a difference in Newport's urban […]

Summer Bat Night

Carolina Trout Hatchery 13 Old Richmond Townhouse Rd., Richmond, RI

Bring the whole family to RIDEM’s Division of Fish & Wildlife's bat colony count. Sit back, relax, and learn about R.I.’s unique bat species and the conservation work being done to help these commonly misunderstood mammals. Kids are invited to make a bat craft before the bats take to the night sky. All participants are […]

Salt Ponds Safari

Ninigret Wildlife Refuge 5 Park Lane, Charlestown, RI

Join us for a hands-on experience which introduces children and their families to a variety of aquatic creatures living in the salt ponds. Program is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please pre-register as space is limited. Directions to Ninigret Wildlife Refuge: Enter at GPS: 5 Park Lane, Charlestown, R.I. From there, continue […]

‘Microcosmos’ Creative Practices Workshop

Providence Resiliency Hub 190 Somerset Street, Providence

Join Jeffrey Yoo Warren and Joann “Jo” Ayuso of Movement Education Outdoors for a hands-on, creative, and family-friendly activity: exploring tiny living things using microscopes, and drawing the microscopic worlds we see. Have you ever wondered what the world looks like to a snail? Or a minnow? We’ll be looking through their eyes to see […]

Tree Corps Volunteer in Aquidneck Park

Aquidneck Park 300 Spring St., Newprt, Rhode Island

The Newport Tree Conservancy needs your help to plant and care for Newport's shared urban forest. This month, the group is working in Aquidneck Park. The park, which contains nearly 40 beech trees representing eight different cultivars, is a beautiful and relaxing open space in the heart of Newport. Several majestic trees have come down […]

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