Month: July 2016

Heidi Gauch, pictured here, was named Save The Bay's 2016 Bay Educator of the Year.

Heidi Gauch, 2016 Bay Educator of the Year

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Gaudet Middle School science teacher successfully sought funding that allowed hundreds of students and colleagues to participate in Save The Bay’s Narragansett Bay Field Studies program.

Louise Pryor, shown here, has spent more than forty years volunteering with Save The Bay.

Louise Pryor, 2016 Volunteer of the Year

Friday, July 1, 2016

Louise Pryor has been volunteering with Save The Bay since its beginnings in 1970, and was named the organization’s Volunteer of the Year in 2016.

Angelo Liberti's career-long efforts to reduce nutrient loadings to the Bay earned him Save The Bay's 2016 Environmental Achievement Award.

Angelo S. Liberti III, 2016 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Save The Bay policy team, who jointly nominated Liberti for the award, emphasizes his efforts to reduce nutrient loadings to the Bay through strengthened permit limits on wastewater treatment facilities, by assisting municipalities with wastewater facility planning, close work with the Environmental Protection Agency, and leadership in the areas of shellfish monitoring/pollution related closures and stormwater strategy.

Dr. Candace Oviatt, director of the University of Rhdoe Island's Marine Ecosystems Research Lab, was awarded Save The Bay's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Candace Oviatt, 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Friday, July 1, 2016

Candace Oviatt, of Richmond, “is one of the most respected experts in the study of coastal ecosystems, with a particular emphasis on the study of Narragansett Bay,” Judith Swift and Tom Borden said in their nomination.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.