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Month: March 2020

Rocky Point Shore Dinner Hall

Dinner with a View

Friday, March 27, 2020

“Oh the stories I have of working as a hostess at the Rocky Point Dinner Hall! Lots of celebs came through. The view of the Bay from there was incredible.

“Oh the stories I have of working as a hostess at the Rocky Point Dinner Hall! Lots of celebs came through. The view of the Bay from there was incredible. ...Read More

Bayside with Jackie Carlson

Thursday, March 26, 2020

BAYSIDE WITH JACKIE CARLSON: Meet Jackie, Save The Bay’s membership & individual giving manager! Why and when did you get involved with Save The Bay? I started here in June of 2015. I was excited to use my skills in Development for a mission that both my family and I support. What is your favorite place/spot … Read More

BAYSIDE WITH JACKIE CARLSON: Meet Jackie, Save The Bay’s membership & individual giving manager! Why and when did you get involved with Save The Bay? I started here in June of... ...Read More

Putting Eyes and Ears on the Water (Part Two)

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

50 Ways We’ve Saved The Bay: Putting Eyes and Ears on the Water (Part Two) Mackensie duPont Crowley, communications specialist Save The Bay had made major steps in turning the tide on pollution—both as a political advocacy powerhouse and educational pillar in the community—for 23 years before the staff addition of a Baykeeper. A dynamic, … Read More

50 Ways We’ve Saved The Bay: Putting Eyes and Ears on the Water (Part Two) Mackensie duPont Crowley, communications specialist Save The Bay had made major steps in turning the... ...Read More

Child water skiing

Going Airborne

Saturday, March 21, 2020

One of my favorite childhood memories is learning to waterski behind my uncle’s speedboat when I was about 12 years old. It was in a cove off McCorrie Lane in Portsmouth.

One of my favorite childhood memories is learning to waterski behind my uncle’s speedboat when I was about 12 years old. It was in a cove off McCorrie Lane in... ...Read More

Putting Eyes and Ears on the Water (Part One)

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

50 Ways We’ve Saved The Bay: Putting Eyes and Ears on the Water (Part One) Mackensie duPont Crowley, communications specialist Save The Bay’s Narragansett BayKeeper Is Coming, read a headline in the Spring 1993 Bay Bulletin. For 23 years, Save The Bay had made major steps in turning the tide on pollution as a political … Read More

50 Ways We’ve Saved The Bay: Putting Eyes and Ears on the Water (Part One) Mackensie duPont Crowley, communications specialist Save The Bay’s Narragansett BayKeeper Is Coming, read a headline... ...Read More

Entries of the 2019 Old School Art Contest on display at Save The Bays 2019 Earth Day Birthday Party

Save The Bay’s “Old School Art Contest”

Friday, March 13, 2020

How do YOU see Narragansett Bay? Show us by putting down the devices, and getting back to basics, using markers, crayons, or pencils to capture the contest theme, “My Bay.” All entries must be received by April 15, 2020. Winners will be announced on May 2, 2020.

How do YOU see Narragansett Bay? Show us by putting down the devices, and getting back to basics, using markers, crayons, or pencils to capture the contest theme, "My Bay."... ...Read More

Woman on a stand-up paddleboard off Rome Point

Paddling on the Bay and in Life

Friday, March 13, 2020

The morning started off like so many others. The Bay looked smooth and glassy from my little cabin by the sea, the sunrise just about to peak over Fox Island and Jamestown. I sat on the couch and stared at it, much like I always do, and eventually stepped outside, paddle in hand, and headed across the street. I needed some flat water time in before work. Badly. So I stepped out onto the water…

The morning started off like so many others. The Bay looked smooth and glassy from my little cabin by the sea, the sunrise just about to peak over Fox Island... ...Read More

Bay-Friendly Living Tip: Protect Storm Drains

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Bay-Friendly Living Tip: Protect Storm Drains Even miles from the shoreline, waste from our streets and lawns has a direct impact on Narragansett Bay. Trash, pet poop, cigarette butts and other debris are washed down storm drains and into our local waters! A storm drain may seem to be a convenient place for disposal, but … Read More

Bay-Friendly Living Tip: Protect Storm Drains Even miles from the shoreline, waste from our streets and lawns has a direct impact on Narragansett Bay. Trash, pet poop, cigarette butts and... ...Read More

Rocky Point

Good Old Rocky Point

Friday, March 6, 2020

As a kid, so long ago, I spent many a times at a good ol’ place called Rocky Point Park. Yes, we used to have an amusement park in Rhode Island, set right on Narragansett Bay in Warwick!

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As a kid, so long ago, I spent many a times at a good ol' place called Rocky Point Park. Yes, we used to have an amusement park in Rhode... ...Read More

Bayside with Jeff Swanlund

Thursday, March 5, 2020

BAYSIDE WITH JEFF SWANLUND: Meet Jeff, a Save The Bay education specialist! Why and when did you get involved with Save The Bay? When I was 10, I attended BayCamp in Wickford, which is one of the many reasons I love the Bay. By September of 2018 I was hired as a seasonal educator and … Read More

BAYSIDE WITH JEFF SWANLUND: Meet Jeff, a Save The Bay education specialist! Why and when did you get involved with Save The Bay? When I was 10, I attended BayCamp... ...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