Archive

Year: 2019

Photo of Welcome to Harbour Island sign

Digging for Clams

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

My uncle had a home on the water on Harbor Island. We used to dig clams on the beach, dive for little necks in the black muck out in deeper water. Then in the evening we would build a fire on the beach and steam the clams in seaweed and eat the little necks on the half shell raw!

My uncle had a home on the water on Harbor Island. We used to dig clams on the beach, dive for little necks in the black muck out in deeper... ...Read More

Newspaper clipping from 1971 about establishment of the CRMC

Establish a Coastal Resources Caretaker

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

50 Ways We’ve Saved The Bay: Establish a Coastal Resources Caretaker by Cindy Sabato, communications One of Save The Bay’s very first actions was advocating for the creation of a state agency to manage development along Rhode Island’s coastline in a way that would also protect our invaluable coastal lands and waters. We know this … Read More

50 Ways We’ve Saved The Bay: Establish a Coastal Resources Caretaker by Cindy Sabato, communications One of Save The Bay’s very first actions was advocating for the creation of a... ...Read More

Sarto holds benefit dinner for Save The Bay on November 20

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

You’re invited to enjoy delicious food and drink, while supporting a great cause! Join us at Sarto on November 20 for a Save The Bay benefit dinner.

You're invited to enjoy delicious food and drink, while supporting a great cause! Join us at Sarto on November 20 for a Save The Bay benefit dinner. ...Read More

Students on a boat-based marine science trip

Melissa Turner

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

During my first few years of teaching grade five in Newport, we would take out students out on a Save the Bay vessel to conduct water tests and trawl the bay. This trip sadly ended because we ran out of funding to support it. It was so disheartening as our students would come alive when … Read More

During my first few years of teaching grade five in Newport, we would take out students out on a Save the Bay vessel to conduct water tests and trawl the... ...Read More

In 2018, Save The Bay assisted with the removal of the Shady Lea Mill dam in North Kingstown.

Dam concerns in Rhode Island

Monday, November 4, 2019

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s latest release of its annual Dam Safety Report gave us an in-depth look at how the DEM’s dam safety program is functioning. The information is alarming.

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s latest release of its annual Dam Safety Report gave us an in-depth look at how the DEM’s dam safety program is functioning. The... ...Read More

Edgewood Yacht Club circa 1980s

Gidget Loomis

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

As a teen in the mid-60s my sister and I raced our BlueJay every single weekend at a regatta somewhere on the Bay. Predictably at each Edgewood regatta (Providence River just south of the STB headquarters) we would get into an argument over who would reach over the side to scrub off the brown oily … Read More

As a teen in the mid-60s my sister and I raced our BlueJay every single weekend at a regatta somewhere on the Bay. Predictably at each Edgewood regatta (Providence River... ...Read More

Children at the beach looking at horseshoe crabs

Tammy C.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Horseshoe crabs! This past spring, the kids and I enjoyed a late afternoon at Goddard Park beach. We saw four pairs of mating horseshoe crabs right at the waterline. When we got home, we read about these “living fossils” in “Save The Bay’s Uncommon Guide” – a field guide to the flora and fauna of … Read More

Horseshoe crabs! This past spring, the kids and I enjoyed a late afternoon at Goddard Park beach. We saw four pairs of mating horseshoe crabs right at the waterline. When... ...Read More

Moonstone Beach, courtesy VisitRI.com

Don Fowler

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

My favorite memories were back in the 70s, when the Butler and Fowler families would drive from Cranston to Moonstone Beach, which was the best family beach in R.I. Our young children would swim in the adjacent salt pond while adults swam in the ocean. We all gathered moonstones. In the 80s, the beach became … Read More

My favorite memories were back in the 70s, when the Butler and Fowler families would drive from Cranston to Moonstone Beach, which was the best family beach in R.I. Our... ...Read More

The Exploration Center and Aquarium had a special guest October 2019: a rare one-in-30-million orange lobster!

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium highlights amazing adaptations, receives a rare orange lobster this October

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

This October, the Exploration Center and Aquarium highlights the amazing adaptations of marine life found in Narragansett Bay. With the guidance of expert staff and volunteers, guests will learn about the importance of adaptations as they observe fascinating species that have undergone special changes to ensure survival.

This October, the Exploration Center and Aquarium highlights the amazing adaptations of marine life found in Narragansett Bay. With the guidance of expert staff and volunteers, guests will learn about... ...Read More

We've partnered with Target Circle! Vote by January 5!

Save The Bay and Target Circle

Monday, October 7, 2019

To our friends and supporters, We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to us! Now through January 5, vote for us through the Target Circle program to help determine how Target’s donation … Read More

To our friends and supporters, We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you... ...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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March 25, 2020

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

Save The Bay’s facilities in Providence, Newport and Westerly will remain closed through April 10, 2020 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 every weekday 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