Archive

Year: 2021

Outdoors, a man steps on the lip of a shovel, digging a runnel in the middle of a saltmarsh that is otherwise covered in brown and golden vegetation in April 2021.

Spades of work to save our salt marshes

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Salt marshes, like Winnapaug, across Rhode Island, face multiple and complex challenges to their continued survival. Digging runnels can help drain water off the marsh, so that’s just what our habitat adaptation staff and interns spent their spring doing!

Salt marshes, like Winnapaug, across Rhode Island, face multiple and complex challenges to their continued survival. Digging runnels can help drain water off the marsh, so that's just what our... ...Read More

Save The Bay Advocacy Coordinator, Jed Thorp, submits testimony virtually during the 2021 Rhode Island legislative session.

Steps Forward: A 2021 legislative wrap-up

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Despite all the changes in the format of this year’s legislative session, we’re pleased to share that the environmental community saw many steps forward, from addressing climate change to reducing plastic pollution in the Bay.

Despite all the changes in the format of this year’s legislative session, we’re pleased to share that the environmental community saw many steps forward, from addressing climate change to reducing... ...Read More

Gaurav and Amol Rathore, 2021 Bay Volunteers of the Year

Thursday, June 24, 2021

2021 Volunteers of the Year GAURAV & AMOL RATHORE Brothers Gaurav and Amol Rathore have established a family tradition of excellence, dedication and leadership in Save The Bay’s volunteer program.   Gaurav started as a volunteer in the shoreline cleanup program in 2017 at age 14, and quickly became one of our most outstanding volunteers. He … Read More

2021 Volunteers of the Year GAURAV & AMOL RATHORE Brothers Gaurav and Amol Rathore have established a family tradition of excellence, dedication and leadership in Save The Bay’s volunteer program.  ... ...Read More

Rhode Island Teachers, 2021 Bay Educator of the Year

Thursday, June 24, 2021

2021 Bay Educator of the Year Rhode Island Teachers The education team would like to recognize the teachers of Rhode Island for their passion and dedication to teaching during one of the most challenging times of our lives. In a time where the world turned upside down overnight, teachers gave their students some sense of … Read More

2021 Bay Educator of the Year Rhode Island Teachers The education team would like to recognize the teachers of Rhode Island for their passion and dedication to teaching during one... ...Read More

Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School students, 2021 Bay Students of the Year

Thursday, June 24, 2021

2021 Bay Students of the Year MEADOWBROOK FARMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS In 2018-2019, second grade Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School students Amelia Riley, Eva Mulrooney, Sophia Brown, Charlotte Barrett, Natalie Ucci, Gwyn Xynellis, Kayla Washburn and Juliette Christopher, and their fearless principal Neil Marcaccio, started a community-wide campaign to raise money and awareness for Save The … Read More

2021 Bay Students of the Year MEADOWBROOK FARMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS In 2018-2019, second grade Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School students Amelia Riley, Eva Mulrooney, Sophia Brown, Charlotte Barrett, Natalie Ucci,... ...Read More

Maria Mack, Winner of the 2021 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Thursday, June 24, 2021

2021 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy Maria Mack Maria Mack brings the passion, commitment, and knowledge to environmental advocacy that Alison Walsh so embodied, especially in land use planning and policy. While Maria operates the Canterbury Farm in Wakefield, R.I., she is best known for her volunteer efforts as a relentless advocate … Read More

2021 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy Maria Mack Maria Mack brings the passion, commitment, and knowledge to environmental advocacy that Alison Walsh so embodied, especially in land... ...Read More

Bill Napolitano, Winner of the 2021 Environmental Achievement Award

Thursday, June 24, 2021

2021 Environmental Achievement Award BILL NAPOLITANO Environmental Program Director, SRPEDD (Southeast Regional Planning & Economic Development District) of Massachusetts For over 30 years, Bill Napolitano has been an inspiring partner in, and champion of, the health of the Taunton River Watershed and other regions in the Narragansett Bay watershed.  And he has done so while … Read More

2021 Environmental Achievement Award BILL NAPOLITANO Environmental Program Director, SRPEDD (Southeast Regional Planning & Economic Development District) of Massachusetts For over 30 years, Bill Napolitano has been an inspiring partner... ...Read More

An aerial shot. In the foreground: A red crane parked in front of a long building lifts a large HVAC component off of a flatbed truck along the coast of Fields Point in Providence, R.I. In the background: A foggy pier extends into the waters off Fields Point.

Bay Center Improvements

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Save The Bay’s normally bustling Bay Center was quieter than usual through 2020 and early 2021, with our programs and events transitioning to a virtual format, and our staff working from home. The lighter traffic, however, allowed our facilities team to make the most of a golden opportunity! 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Save The Bay’s normally bustling Bay Center was quieter than usual through 2020 and early 2021, with our programs and events transitioning to a virtual... ...Read More

Save The Bay kicks off the swim season with a youth swim clinic led by Elizabeth Beisel

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Save The Bay kicks off the swim season with a youth swim clinic led by Elizabeth Beisel PROVIDENCE, R.I. – June 9, 2021 – On Tuesday, June 29, Save The Bay will offer a youth swim clinic led by Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel. Swimmers ages 8 to 18 are invited to register for … Read More

Save The Bay kicks off the swim season with a youth swim clinic led by Elizabeth Beisel PROVIDENCE, R.I. – June 9, 2021 – On Tuesday, June 29, Save The Bay... ...Read More

M/V Elizabeth Morris

Save The Bay submits testimony on South Fork Wind Energy proposal

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Save The Bay submits that the project is not consistent with CRMC’s federally approved Coastal Management Program, even with the recommended conditions. This might be the correct project, but it is not the correct location.

Save The Bay submits that the project is not consistent with CRMC’s federally approved Coastal Management Program, even with the recommended conditions. This might be the correct project, but it... ...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 11, 2021

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

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

The Exploration Center and Aquarium in Newport reopened Monday, July 5, with new hours and visiting procedures in place.

Save The Bay is offering volunteer and internship opportunities with new policies and procedures for the health and safety of all involved.

Our staff continues to protect and improve Narragansett Bay, working both remotely and on-site. If you have any questions, you can contact us by phone (401-272-3540) or email (savebay@savebay.org), or on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.