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Month: September 2018

2 Seals in the Pawcatuck River

Save The Bay’s Nature Cruises resume in Westerly on October 13

Monday, September 24, 2018

The inaugural Save The Bay Nature Cruise of the 2018-19 season will depart from Viking Marina in Westerly, R.I. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. The 90-minute tour cruises down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay.

The inaugural Save The Bay Nature Cruise of the 2018-19 season will depart from Viking Marina in Westerly, R.I. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. The 90-minute tour cruises... ...Read More

Save The Bay works toward a sustainable Atlantic herring fishery

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

We recently met with Gov. Raimondo’s staff and R.I. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit to share our views on Atlantic herring. The New England Fisheries Management Council has been working on an amendment to the herring management plan for many years. Like last year’s menhaden proposal, the herring plan includes a measure that would set catch limits based upon the fish’s role as a forage fish, which Save The Bay supports.

We recently met with Gov. Raimondo’s staff and R.I. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit to share our views on Atlantic herring. The New England Fisheries Management Council has... ...Read More

EPA presents 2018 Merit Award to Wenley Ferguson, Save The Bay’s director of habitat restoration

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Save The Bay is pleased to announce that Wenley Ferguson, director of habitat restoration, was recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office.

Save The Bay is pleased to announce that Wenley Ferguson, director of habitat restoration, was recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s... ...Read More

A Blue Crab Rescue in Westerly

Monday, September 10, 2018

This summer, Save the Bay partnered with Tower Street School in Westerly and the Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative to offer a summer camp experience that combined marine science and summer fun. What could be better?

This summer, Save the Bay partnered with Tower Street School in Westerly and the Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative to offer a summer camp experience that combined marine science and summer... ...Read More

Narragansett Bay: Always Changing, but Not Too Clean

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The question of whether Narragansett Bay has become too clean to sustain a healthy fishery was the main topic of the annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Symposium, held at the University of Rhode Island’s Bay Campus in December. Reports from the 1800s tell us that Narragansett Bay was teeming with fish and natural resources readily available for harvest. Researchers point to many reasons why fisheries in the Bay have changed since then. But changed by what?

The question of whether Narragansett Bay has become too clean to sustain a healthy fishery was the main topic of the annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Symposium, held at... ...Read More

*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.

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