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.

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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.

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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.

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