The Blue Machine with Helen Czerski

URI Narragansett Bay Campus Corliss Auditorium, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island

Author, oceanographer and physicist Helen Czerski will share stories of history, culture and animals to illustrate the mechanisms behind the Earth’s ocean. In her new book, "The Blue Machine: How the Ocean Works," Czerski offers a new perspective on the ocean, not as a distant and static splash of blue on the world map, but […]

Charles and Marie Fish Lecture: Six Months Across the Ocean

URI Edwards Hall 64 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI, United States

The first American skipper to lead a U.S. team to victory and hoist the iconic trophy in The Ocean Race’s 50-year history, Charlie Enright and the 11th Hour Racing Team overcame many challenges over six months as they sailed seven legs, visited four continents, and covered 32,000 nautical miles racing around the world. Join us […]

Pawtuxet River 5K: Run of the Mills

Pawtuxet River Hope, Rhode Island

Families and friends are invited to walk, run, roll, or stroll along the banks of the Pawtuxet River. Participants can cross three trestle bridges along the Coventry Greenway, a rail trail known as the Washington-Secondary bike path, enjoy views of the river, two majestic mills, and a jog through Anthony Historic District, on the National […]

Youth Environmental Leadership Retreat

Providence Public Lirary 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI

Applications are now being accepted to attend the 2023 Youth Leadership Retreat, an annual event hosted by the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association (RIEEA), on Nov. 4 at the Providence Public Library. This event is free for Rhode Island youth, ages 14 through 24. Lunch will be provided and transportation costs will be fully reimbursed. […]

Tour of Sowams Meadow Preserve

Sowams Meadows Preserve 314 Market Street, Warren, Rhode Island

Sowams Meadow Preserve is a 26-acre wetland habitat along the Palmer River in Warren that has been undergoing a restoration project over the last few years. Visitors are invited to come see the work that has been done to restore this coastal buffer. All are welcome to this free, kid-friendly tour to learn about the […]

Turkey Tales

Westport Watershed River Center 493 Old County Road, Westport, Massachusetts

Gobble up excitement at the Westport River Watershed Alliance's Turkey Tales. Join us for a feathered-fun-filled day of turkey and Thanksgiving-themed activities and crafts. This children's event is free for the whole family. No registration required.

Screening of ‘Common Ground’

Jane Pickens Theater 49 Touro St., Newport, RI

Aquidneck Community Table (ACT) will present of ‘Common Ground," a documentary film featuring the regenerative agricultural movement—farming based on working with nature rather than against it. The film profiles a hopeful look at a diverse group of farmers who use regenerative models of agriculture to balance climate challenges, save our health, and stabilize America’s economy […]

John Kostrzewa, Author of “Walking Rhode Island,” at Charlestown Land Trust’s Annual Meeting

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

Charlestown Land Trust's annual meeting will feature guest speaker John Kostrzewa, author of “Walking Rhode Island - A Guide to Hiking in the Ocean State.” In his talk, which will follow the business portion of the meeting, he’ll share how and why he started, where he has hiked and what he has learned on the […]

Who Benefits From Climate Change and What You Can Do About It

Barrington Library 281 County Rd, Barrington, RI

Members of the Climate Action Rhode Island's End Fossil Fuel Funding Team will give a presentation titled, "Who Benefits From Climate Change and What You Can Do About It." Presenters will explain how financial institutions benefit from climate change and share strategies for you to help change the status quo.

PVD Green Drinks

Pizza J 967 Westminster St., Providence, RI

Join Social Enterprise Greenhouse for PVD Green Drinks — an evening of casual networking over brews and pizza. Connect with professionals, activists, and environmental enthusiasts dedicated to making a positive impact on our planet. Engage in lively conversations, exchange ideas, and expand your sustainability network.

Forest Conservation Easements Workshop

West Greenwich Community Center Route 102, West Greenwich

The Rhode Island Forest Health Works Project and Rhode Island Forest Conservator's Organization presents an evening workshop on forest conservation easements and funding availability. Event is free but registration is requested.

White Rock Farm Tour (Rescheduled from 10/21)

White Rock Farm 199 West Main Road, Little Compton

Visitors can tour White Rock Farm, which partners with the Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service to follow smart environmental practices. The farm raises its own animals from birth. They are 100% pasture raised, grass-fed, and grass-finished, using rotational grazing to make the most of natural methods to optimize the […]

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