Strawberry Social

Tiverton Recreation Area 3588 Main Road, Tiverton, RI

The Tiverton Farmers Market is celebrating the beginning of summer with its 4th annual Strawberry Social. Strawberry shortcake with whipped cream will be available for purchase at the market table. Come by for a celebration of the season's strawberries and shop all the vendors' strawberry specials. This event is free and open to the public. […]

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 […]

Volunteer Event to Remove Invasive Water Chestnut Plants from Turner Reservoir In East Providence

Turner Reservoir East Providence, RI

Several environmental organizations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are banding together in calling for volunteers to help harvest invasive water chestnuts, an invasive plant found in several local ponds. Volunteers are needed at Turner Reservoir to gently weed the invasive plants out of the water before the seeds form at the end of July. Non-boating […]

Wildlife Solutions: Veggie Vandals

East Greenwich Library 82 Peirce St., East Greenwich

Rabbits, groundhogs and deer: The bane of many gardeners' existence. Half-eaten tomatoes and munched-on magnolias are enough to drive anyone to their wits' end. While these critters may seem impossible to manage, there are measures you can take to defend your garden. As frustrating as these fuzzy felons may be, they are important to Rhode […]

RIEEA Flatbread Pizza Fundraiser

Flatbread Co. Providence 161 Cushing St., Providence, RI

Join RIEEA at Flatbread Company in Providence raise funds for environmental education in R.I. Our staff and board will be around to answer questions while you eat some delicious pizza. Come hang out and meet fellow supporters of environmental education while you eat, or order takeout if you’re busy – a portion of all dine-in […]

Wildlife Wednesdays: Understanding Shorebird Movement in New England

Kettle Pond Visitor Center 50 Bend Rd, Charlestown, RI, United States

“Understanding Shorebird Movement in New England,” with Rebeca Linhart, graduate student in natural resources science at URI. Rebeca was with us last summer to talk about her planned research on shorebirds that migrate through New England, with a special focus on Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She’s back to tell us about her latest results, including […]

Salt Ponds Coalition’s Coastal Social

Kinney Bungalow 505 Point Judith Road, Narragansett

Join us for an unforgettable summer soirée and silent auction that celebrates the vibrant spirit of Rhode Island's salt ponds. The Salt Ponds Coalition cordially invites you to an exclusive event at the Kinney Bungalow. It's an evening of joy, conservation, and giving back, all rolled into one unforgettable experience. This hybrid in-person and digital […]

$80 – $200

‘Fresh Indigo’ Creative Practices Workshop

Gather Farm 380 Greenville Ave., Johnston, Rhode Island

Experience the fantastic turquoise tones of fresh-leaf indigo dyeing. Workshop participants will dye a scarf and a headband with color from plants harvested at Gather Farm. Get to know the history, the growing, and the harvesting process of Persicaria tinctoria (Japanese indigo) and learn a few simple pattern-making techniques. Then, coax the colors from the […]

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 […]

Wildlife Wednesdays: Dolphins in Southern New England

Kettle Pond Visitor Center 50 Bend Rd, Charlestown, RI, United States

“Dolphins in Southern New England,” with Bob Kenney, naturalist, Friends board member, and Wildlife Wednesdays host. Many people are familiar only with the bottlenose dolphin, like TV’s “Flipper.” But would you believe that 13 species of dolphins have been observed in our region, including two different bottlenose dolphins, and another five could possibly occur, especially […]

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