Environmental Groups Shock Fish … for Science

PROVIDENCE — It was like a scene out of “Ghostbusters.” Greg Gerritt donned chest-high waders and rubber gloves and carried a 35-pound backpack that sported a digital display, battery pack and wires poking out at odd angles as he led his volunteer team into the Woonasquatucket River

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Some Serious Horse Play in Saunderstown

SAUNDERSTOWN, R.I. — “Old Manny” doesn’t seem to mind the moniker, even though his given name is much more masculine. After all, Deidre Sharp did rescue him from certain death.

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Geese Harvesting at Roger Williams Park

PROVIDENCE — Getting rid of geese isn’t easy. Egg oiling, dogs and coyote decoys all have their drawbacks. Last month, Roger Williams Park opted for more drastic action — capturing and killing 410 of its some 1,000 resident Canada geese.

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