Archive

Year: 2018

Trash collected at Common Fence Point

A Tale of Two Beaches

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Littering. It’s as easy as the flick of your wrist—but at what cost? With the plethora of beach cleanups occurring throughout Rhode Island, some might believe that every beach is spotless, but they’d be wrong. Littering is a collective issue that affects everyone, and thankfully, we’re fortunate to have volunteers who help make sure trash doesn’t degrade local beaches. I had the pleasure of participating in two Rhode Island cleanups during the 32nd annual International Coastal Cleanup Day: First Beach in Newport and Common Fence Point in Portsmouth.

Littering. It’s as easy as the flick of your wrist—but at what cost? With the plethora of beach cleanups occurring throughout Rhode Island, some might believe that every beach is... ...Read More

A guest at the 2017 Artists for The Bay Opening Reception reflects on a series of paintings.

Artists for The Bay Show & Sale to showcase local art and jewelry on November 29

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Save The Bay’s annual Artists for The Bay Show & Sale Opening Reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Bay Center in Providence. Creative works by more than 60 local artists, sculptors and jewelers will be on display and for sale.

Save The Bay’s annual Artists for The Bay Show & Sale Opening Reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Bay Center in Providence. Creative works by more... ...Read More

Artists for The Bay Opening Reception 2018

Artists for The Bay Show & Sale to showcase local art and jewelry on November 29

Monday, November 12, 2018

Save The Bay’s annual Artists for The Bay Show & Sale Opening Reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Bay Center in Providence. Creative works by more than 60 local artists, sculptors and jewelers will be on display and for sale. Guests will discover a variety of artwork, ranging from elegant seascapes to handcrafted jewelry. All participating artists are generously donating 50 percent of all sales to support Save The Bay’s advocacy, education and restoration work.

Save The Bay’s annual Artists for The Bay Show & Sale Opening Reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Bay Center in Providence. Creative works... ...Read More

River After Neighborhood

Where Have All The Rivers Gone?

Monday, November 12, 2018

We are deep in the headwaters of the Woonasquatucket River watershed in Glocester this morning, assessing road-stream crossings as part of Rhode Island’s River and Stream Continuity Pilot Project. Rivers and streams provide vital links connecting upland, wetland, and aquatic ecosystems… But there is growing concern about the role road crossings, and especially culverts, have in altering important habitats and ecosystems.

We are deep in the headwaters of the Woonasquatucket River watershed in Glocester this morning, assessing road-stream crossings as part of Rhode Island’s River and Stream Continuity Pilot Project. Rivers... ...Read More

A pristine Rome Point shoreline

Preserving a non-nuclearized Rome Point

Thursday, November 8, 2018

When a twin-reactor nuclear power plant was planned for construction at Rome Point, North Kingstown in 1972, Save The Bay sprung into action, rallying Rhode Island residents against the proposed facility and saving one of North Kingstown’s gorgeous nature preserves from being bulldozed over.

When a twin-reactor nuclear power plant was planned for construction at Rome Point, North Kingstown in 1972, Save The Bay sprung into action, rallying Rhode Island residents against the proposed... ...Read More

Explore the eelgrass habitats of Narragansett Bay

Take a closer look at Narragansett Bay habitats this month

Monday, November 5, 2018

The center is putting Narragansett Bay’s many varied habitats at the forefront of this month’s programming. Expert aquarium staff will guide guests through exhibits and displays exploring the subject, while self-guided activities—including crafts, a scavenger hunt and storytime—will help even the youngest visitors understand habitat diversity.

The center is putting Narragansett Bay’s many varied habitats at the forefront of this month's programming. Expert aquarium staff will guide guests through exhibits and displays exploring the subject, while... ...Read More

Rebecca Doran

Rebecca Doran: Shows the Many Ways to Save The Bay

Monday, November 5, 2018

Rebecca Doran: Shows the Many Ways to Save The Bay by Jackie Carlson, membership and individual giving manager Longtime Save The Bay member, swimmer, and supporter Rebecca Doran is, for the 12th time, taking the plunge to swim 1.7 nautical miles across Narragansett Bay as part of the 42nd Annual Save The Bay Swim in … Read More

Rebecca Doran: Shows the Many Ways to Save The Bay by Jackie Carlson, membership and individual giving manager Longtime Save The Bay member, swimmer, and supporter Rebecca Doran is, for... ...Read More

Geanne Griffith: You’ve Got a Friend at the Aquarium

Monday, October 29, 2018

Geanne Griffith: You’ve Got a Friend at the Aquarium by Cindy Sabato, director of communications When Geanne Griffith, her husband, and their two cats moved to Rhode Island three years ago, Geanne didn’t wait long to jump right into the water—the water at our Exploration Center and Aquarium, that is. Geanne has been a volunteer … Read More

Geanne Griffith: You’ve Got a Friend at the Aquarium by Cindy Sabato, director of communications When Geanne Griffith, her husband, and their two cats moved to Rhode Island three years... ...Read More

Why Vote Yes on the Green Economy and Clean Water Bond?

Thursday, October 25, 2018

As a native Rhode Islander, I’m proud of our state’s history of voting for major investments in the cleanup of Narragansett Bay. We have always stepped up for the Bay, as well as clean drinking water, open space and recreation, farmland protection, and the cleanup of polluted industrial sites.

As a native Rhode Islander, I'm proud of our state's history of voting for major investments in the cleanup of Narragansett Bay. We have always stepped up for the Bay,... ...Read More

Visions from the season’s first Nature Cruise

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Visions from the season’s first Nature Cruise by Eric Pfirrmann, fleet captain The 2018-1019 seal season is underway, and our first Westerly Nature Cruise down the Pawcatuck River on October 13 was a great start. Ten nature lovers braved a little drizzle and were rewarded with all kinds of fantastic wildlife. Cruising down river surrounded … Read More

Visions from the season’s first Nature Cruise by Eric Pfirrmann, fleet captain The 2018-1019 seal season is underway, and our first Westerly Nature Cruise down the Pawcatuck River on October... ...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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July 7, 2020

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

At this time, Save The Bay’s facilities in Providence, Newport and Westerly remain closed to the public in response to COVID-19. All internship and public programs remain suspended at this time.

Save The Bay has begun to post limited volunteer opportunities with new procedures for the health and safety of volunteers. Pre-registration is required. Learn more at www.savebay.org/volunteer.

Our staff remains dedicated to working on our mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay from home. As always, we are accessible via email (listed on our website), or on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.