Look Around: DEM Urges Residents to Be ‘Bear Aware’

With healthy bear populations in Massachusetts and Connecticut, it won't be long before sows and cubs join the transient male bears and begin to settle in Rhode Island.

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Climate Change, Drought, Demographics Changing Way Lawn Care is Approached

Some homeowners are taking a more radical approach and reducing the size of their lawns. Young people may not be as interested in lawn maintenance and older couples who no longer have children at home don’t need the recreation space.

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Cultivating Change: Growing Awareness Impacts Gardening Practices

KINGSTON, R.I. — After decades of clipping, spraying and controlling home landscapes to conform to a European aesthetic, American gardeners are starting to adopt more sustainable approaches. In Rhode Island, […]

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