Wildlife & Nature
R.I. is Dangerous Territory for Hundreds of Plants and Animals
The list of animals at risk within Rhode Island’s borders and in its waters include mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, insects, a mollusk, and an amphibian. Read Story
Johnson’s Pond Dispute Heads to Federal Court
Once a popular summer destination for water activities, the water level in Johnson’s Pond is the center of a longstanding tug-of-war between homeowners and the company that manages the water level behind the dam. Read Story
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Muskrats, ‘Crucial Wetland Engineers,’ Declining in R.I.
Muskrats have been considered so prevalent and unremarkable that even people in tune with environmental goings-on have been unaware of the species’ 50-year decline. Read Story