Archive

Year: 2018

The Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club was awarded Save The Bay's 2018 Students of the Year Award for their work removing plastic utensils in favor of metal ones in their school cafeteria.

Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club, 2018 Students of the Year

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Led by Meg O’Brien, the Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club exemplifies leadership in student initiative and inspiration. This school year, through passionate persistence and a well-presented cost analysis, the club was able to persuade the Bristol Town Council to, by unanimous vote, cease use of plastic utensils in favor of metal utensils in the school cafeteria.

Led by Meg O’Brien, the Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club exemplifies leadership in student initiative and inspiration. This school year, through passionate persistence and a well-presented cost analysis, the... ...Read More

Barbara Rubine, shown here, was recognized in 2018 with Save The Bay's Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Barbara Rubine, Winner of the 2018 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Over the years, Rubine has mobilized well over 1,000 people in shoreline cleanups and marsh plantings at Stillhouse Cove and was recently a vocal and effective advocate for maintaining fishing access to the cove’s waters. Beyond Stillhouse Cove, Rubine frequently lends her voice to the ongoing need to invest in water quality improvements in the Upper Bay.

Over the years, Rubine has mobilized well over 1,000 people in shoreline cleanups and marsh plantings at Stillhouse Cove and was recently a vocal and effective advocate for maintaining fishing... ...Read More

The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association was recognized in 2018 with Save The Bay's Environmental Achievement Award.

Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association, 2018 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Since 2004, the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association has supported the fishing communities of Rhode Island by fostering sportsmanship, promoting right practices and hosting youth fishing days, in addition to being an effective champion of every citizen’s right to access the Bay.

Since 2004, the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association has supported the fishing communities of Rhode Island by fostering sportsmanship, promoting right practices and hosting youth fishing days, in addition to... ...Read More

A Sandy Simulation

Monday, June 25, 2018

A Sandy Simulation: A Technology-Enhanced Sandbox Helps Rhode Island Youth Understand Watershed, Erosion and Topography by Katy Dorchies, marketing and graphics specialist In an effort to illuminate watershed issues, Save The Bay educators are breaking into the virtual world with their newest technological acquisition: the AR (augmented reality) Sandbox. The first of its kind in … Read More

A Sandy Simulation: A Technology-Enhanced Sandbox Helps Rhode Island Youth Understand Watershed, Erosion and Topography by Katy Dorchies, marketing and graphics specialist In an effort to illuminate watershed issues, Save... ...Read More

Save The Bay names Elizabeth Beisel swim ambassador

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Two-time Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel has been named Swim Ambassador for the 42nd Annual Save The Bay Swim. In her capacity as Swim Ambassador, Beisel will welcome swimmers and present awards, lead youth swim clinics, share swim training tips, and participate in the 1.7-nautical-mile challenge across the Bay.

Two-time Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel has been named Swim Ambassador for the 42nd Annual Save The Bay Swim. In her capacity as Swim Ambassador, Beisel will welcome... ...Read More

Local lighthouses light up Narragansett Bay at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this month

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Local lighthouses light up Narragansett Bay at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this month NEWPORT, R.I. – May 2, 2018 – “Narragansett Bay has a long history of lighthouses guiding wayward vessels through the shallows of our rocky Bay,” said Adam Kovarsky, Save The Bay’s Exploration Center Manager. Because of that history, Save … Read More

Local lighthouses light up Narragansett Bay at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this month NEWPORT, R.I. – May 2, 2018 – “Narragansett Bay has a long history of... ...Read More

Save The Bay launches volunteer citizen Water Reporter Program

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Save The Bay invites community members to become volunteer Water Reporters, helping Save The Bay fight pollution and other watershed issues around the state. The Water Reporter Program is a social network of community volunteers who use the Water Reporter App to share photographic observations of water and shoreline conditions with Save The Bay’s Waterkeepers.

Save The Bay invites community members to become volunteer Water Reporters, helping Save The Bay fight pollution and other watershed issues around the state. The Water Reporter Program is a... ...Read More

Save The Bay to hold volunteer Earth Day beach cleanups on April 21-22 and through all of April

Monday, April 16, 2018

Save The Bay to hold volunteer Earth Day beach cleanups on April 21-22 and through all of April PROVIDENCE, RI – April 16, 2018 – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Save The Bay has organized several beach cleanups all over Rhode Island, giving individuals, families and groups many options for getting involved. … Read More

Save The Bay to hold volunteer Earth Day beach cleanups on April 21-22 and through all of April PROVIDENCE, RI – April 16, 2018 – In celebration of Earth Day... ...Read More

Falling for the Bay: Central Falls students discover their role in the watershed

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Falling for the Bay: Central Falls students discover their role in the watershed by Elizabeth Droge-Young, Ph.D., communications intern Local high school students dove into learning about the Bay this June—one of them quite literally. While scanning the beach at Colt State Park for interesting animals to show his classmates, a fully dressed student spotted … Read More

Falling for the Bay: Central Falls students discover their role in the watershed by Elizabeth Droge-Young, Ph.D., communications intern Local high school students dove into learning about the Bay this... ...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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May 8, 2020

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

Save The Bay’s facilities in Providence, Newport and Westerly will remain closed until June 1 in response to COVID-19. All volunteer, internship and public programs will remain suspended during this time.

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.


Students of all ages are invited to tune in to our Breakfast by the Bay live stream on Save The Bay’s Facebook page on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Join us to learn about Bay species, habitats and more!

Unable to watch the video live? Catch the video later in the day on our Youtube page