Press Releases

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200+ swimmers cross Narragansett Bay in Save The Bay’s annual Swim fundraiser

Saturday, August 6, 2022

200+ swimmers cross Narragansett Bay in Save The Bay’s annual Swim fundraiser NEWPORT, R.I. – August 6, 2022 – At 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, more than 200 swimmers took to the waves of Narragansett Bay’s East Passage in support of Save The Bay’s mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay. The two-mile journey … Read More

200+ swimmers cross Narragansett Bay in Save The Bay’s annual Swim fundraiser NEWPORT, R.I. – August 6, 2022 – At 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, more than 200 swimmers... ...Read More

The Hamilton Family Charitable Trust signs on to support, name Save The Bay’s new Newport aquarium

Monday, July 11, 2022

Save The Bay is pleased to announce that the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust has generously contributed $1.5 million to the nonprofit organization’s efforts to relocate its small aquarium on Easton’s Beach to a larger location at downtown Newport’s Gateway Center.

Save The Bay is pleased to announce that the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust has generously contributed $1.5 million to the nonprofit organization’s efforts to relocate its small aquarium on Easton’s... ...Read More

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Registration opens for R.I.’s only cross-Bay swim

Monday, April 11, 2022

Save The Bay opens registration for the annual Swim on Monday, April 11. The event challenges skilled swimmers to a two-mile, cross-Bay swim from Newport to Jamestown.

Save The Bay opens registration for the annual Swim on Monday, April 11. The event challenges skilled swimmers to a two-mile, cross-Bay swim from Newport to Jamestown. ...Read More

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Save The Bay and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055

Friday, April 8, 2022

Save The Bay, state representatives, legal and science experts, and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2022 – Following Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on H.8055—a bill that would clarify where Rhode Islanders can exercise their constitutional right to the shore—shoreline access advocates and … Read More

Save The Bay, state representatives, legal and science experts, and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2022 – Following... ...Read More

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Citizen scientists count 464 seals in Narragansett Bay, 106 on Block Island, during Save The Bay’s annual Bay-Wide Seal Count

Thursday, March 17, 2022

On Tuesday, March 15, 17 volunteer citizen scientists took to water and shore to continue a 13-year Save The Bay tradition: counting seals in the nonprofit organization’s annual Bay-Wide Seal Count, an effort to establish a minimum estimate of the number of seals in Narragansett Bay.

On Tuesday, March 15, 17 volunteer citizen scientists took to water and shore to continue a 13-year Save The Bay tradition: counting seals in the nonprofit organization’s annual Bay-Wide Seal... ...Read More

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Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA and Common Cause Rhode Island respond to denial of “friend of the court” brief filed in controversial Block Island marina case

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

“We are surprised and disappointed to learn that our joint brief will not be considered in the case,” said Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone.

“We are surprised and disappointed to learn that our joint brief will not be considered in the case,” said Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone. ...Read More

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Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA and Common Cause Rhode Island file “friend of the court” brief

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA, and Common Cause Rhode Island have filed a “friend of the court” brief in the RI Supreme Court in a long-standing controversy involving the proposed expansion of Champlin’s Marina on Block Island

Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA, and Common Cause Rhode Island have filed a “friend of the court” brief in the RI Supreme Court in a long-standing controversy... ...Read More