To Save Creek, Bristol Turns to High School Students

BRISTOL, R.I. — Until this school year, the three Mt. Hope High School seniors hadn’t realized, or even considered, for that matter, the importance of Silver Creek. It was just some brackish water across the street from Sip ’n Dip Donuts that sometimes smelled bad.

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Slow: Rhode Island Wildlife Could be Crossing

Turtles, foxes, woodchucks, birds and deer all take to the road this time of year. So drivers, and even hikers, are advised to take it slow and help protect Rhode Island's wildlife population.

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Stream Continuity Important to Rhode Island Wildlife

Until recently, conservationists generally believed that the best way to protect a species from extinction was to preserve a chunk of its habitat, then let it thrive and reproduce in that area undisturbed. Conservationists now realize that such a system of isolated preserves is only one piece of the puzzle. Just as important to the survival of many species is the interconnectedness of different preserves.

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