Bring a picnic, and join The Warren Land Conservation Trust for a cruise on the Prudence Island Ferry to watch the sun set and the moon rise. There will be music by Otis Read and Friends. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased on Eventbrite. The rain date for this event is Aug. 2.
ecoRI News reporter Rob Smith will share his latest reporting about how North Kingstown made history earlier this year when it signed on to a lawsuit against 3M Company, E.I. Dupont de Nemours, Inc., and other manufacturers of per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances more commonly known as PFAS, which contaminated one of the town's drinking water […]
Wildlife Wednesdays lecture series is back for a 16th season. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome. This lecture will be led by Charles Clarkson, director of avian research for the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. For more information and to download a copy of the detailed schedule see our web page.
Enjoy birdsong, buzzing bees, and native plants along the trails at The Monastery. Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife staff will discuss Rhode Island's migratory birds and the findings of the Rhode Island Breeding Bird Atlas 2.0. While we look and listen for birds, we'll also keep an eye out for bumblebees […]
Join Lorén M. Spears, Narragansett Tribal Nation citizen and executive director of the Tomaquag Museum, to learn about Indigenous culture, traditional ecological knowledge, and medicinal plants. As a writer, author, and leader in the Rhode Island Indigenous community, Lorén has contributed to a variety of publications and shares her knowledge on Indigenous culture with the […]
Climate scientist and entrepreneur Bob Bunting will discuss specific climate issues in Barrington, R.I. After his talk, he will open the floor to the community for any questions and comments. This program aims to raise awareness of the potential climate impacts in Barrington and demonstrate how the community can come together to find solutions.
Come visit Stella Hall Conservation Area, part of the Coventry Land Trust, for a nature walk led by Jenna N O’del, M.S. associate wildlife biologist. All are welcome. Come learn about insects, tracking, plants, trees, and more. Close-toed shoes, sunscreen, bug spray recommended.
Wildlife Wednesdays lecture series is back for a 16th season. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome. This lecture will be led by Bob Kenney, naturalist, Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode Island board member, and Wildlife Wednesdays host. For more information and to download a copy of the detailed schedule see […]
The Monarch is one of the most recognized butterflies. It is also one of the most endangered. If you are interested in learning what this iconic butterfly needs to survive and thrive, this presentation is for you. This workshop will be led by Sandra Cook, a University of Rhode Island master gardener whose garden is […]
Come out for an evening of local seafood, delicious cuisine, and community at "Fishes at the Fort," a fundraiser, dinner, and auction to support the nonprofit organization Eating with the Ecosystem, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting a place-based approach to sustaining New England's wild seafood. Guests will experience the best of Rhode Island's local and […]
Come out for a mid-summer evening, and enjoy yoga and a glass of wine at Greenvale Vineyards in support of the Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District. Bring your own mat and props. Two ticket options are available — yoga with wine ($30) or without wine ($20). Additional wine will be available for purchase.
Registration for the CARI August Community Meeting is now open for all to attend. Hear about Rhode Island’s efforts on climate justice with Greg Ohadoma, energy justice manager at the Office of Energy Resources, and Chris Gaynor, climate justice specialist seconded to the Department of Environmental Management. This will be a hybrid meeting held in […]
Indie Cycle will be hosting a household electronics recycling drop-off at the Attleboro Farmers Market. Responsibly dispose of TVs, monitors, printers, small household appliances, air conditioners, cell phones, computers, and tablets.
Fall is ideal for adding native plants to your landscape. Create beauty, attract pollinators, support biodiversity. On Saturday, Aug. 26, from 9-11 a.m., find approximately 1,500 plants at our booth at the Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. Our selection includes many varieties of goldenrod and aster, but also many of your favorites […]
Participants will be guided through a series of yoga postures, while remaining close to the ground. Engage in awareness of the breath and guided meditation techniques to quiet the mind. Space is limited to 20 participants, and registration is required.
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