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Month: May 2019

The AINC Family Passport Challenge will take you across Aquidneck Island this summer!

Aquidneck Island Nature Collaborative launches Family Passport Challenge

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Explore Aquidneck Island by taking the Aquidneck Island Family Passport Challenge! Complete with a map, 11 sites and family-friendly activities, it’s the perfect way to explore the outdoors this summer.

Explore Aquidneck Island by taking the Aquidneck Island Family Passport Challenge! Complete with a map, 11 sites and family-friendly activities, it's the perfect way to explore the outdoors this summer. ...Read More

New Public Pier open at Fields Point

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New Public Pier at Fields Point offers kayaking, touch-and-go docking, fishing and bird watching by Cindy Sabato, director of communications Mother Nature gave Save The Bay a sweet 50th anniversary gift on May 20. It was the first beautiful, sunny, warm day of the season, and it happened to the be the day we cut … Read More

New Public Pier at Fields Point offers kayaking, touch-and-go docking, fishing and bird watching by Cindy Sabato, director of communications Mother Nature gave Save The Bay a sweet 50th anniversary... ...Read More

Beisel's 2018 Swim Clinic

Elizabeth Beisel returns as Swim Ambassador, offers swim clinics and training tips

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel will return to her role as Swim Ambassador at the 43rd Save The Bay Swim on Saturday, July 27. Beisel will help kick off this year’s Swim season by leading a youth swim clinic on June 1, and by sharing workouts with the Save The Bay Swim community.

Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel will return to her role as Swim Ambassador at the 43rd Save The Bay Swim on Saturday, July 27. Beisel will help kick off this year’s... ...Read More

Fields Point public pier

Save The Bay to open public pier at Fields Point on May 20

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

On May 20, Save The Bay will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new public pier at Fields Point. The accessible pier, Providence’s newest public access point to Narragansett Bay, offers touch-and-go docking, kayak launches, fishing, and beautiful views of the Upper Bay.

On May 20, Save The Bay will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new public pier at Fields Point. The accessible pier, Providence’s newest public access point to Narragansett... ...Read More

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium illuminates local lighthouses

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium is celebrating the lighthouses of Narragansett Bay this May. Themed activities—including a lighthouse craft, scavenger hunt, and the story, “The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge,” by Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward—will educate visitors about the functions and purpose of lighthouses.

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium is celebrating the lighthouses of Narragansett Bay this May. Themed activities—including a lighthouse craft, scavenger hunt, and the story, "The Little Red Lighthouse... ...Read More

NBEP workshop highlights efforts to improve Blackstone River and its watershed

Narragansett Bay Estuary Program workshop highlights efforts to improve Blackstone River and its watershed

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The first known water quality complaints about the Blackstone River emerged in 1719, and by 1990 it was deemed “the most polluted river in the country.” But on April 29th, many of those who have contributed to improvement in the Blackstone met to discuss successes, strategies and plans for continued improvement.

The first known water quality complaints about the Blackstone River emerged in 1719, and by 1990 it was deemed "the most polluted river in the country." But on April 29th,... ...Read More

The Bay That Saves Me!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

For me over the past few years, the bay has become an escape from the everyday. It gets me away from the craziness of life, business, and the big cities. I love to kayak and fish the bay and I have incredible memories of…

For me over the past few years, the bay has become an escape from the everyday. It gets me away from the craziness of life, business, and the big cities.... ...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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