Tracking Seaweed to Monitor Biodiversity Changes

KINGSTON, R.I. — Increasing numbers of invasive species of seaweed are arriving on Rhode Island shorelines every year, potentially resulting in negative effects on tourism and the local economy, according to local researchers.

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Dredging Waste has Home in Narragansett Bay

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Dredging of a shipping lane at Quonset Point is underway. State and federal officials expect minimal impacts on the environment, yet waste from past and ongoing dredging projects remains in Narragansett Bay.

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Currents of Change Sweep Through Narragansett Bay

For centuries, those who have lived and worked within the Narragansett Bay watershed have tailored the valuable ecosystem to suit their needs.

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