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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

Seals—and Save The Bay Seal Tours—return to Newport

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

December-April, Save The Bay will run two types of tours around Newport harbor: a one-hour, boat-based seal tour, and a two-hour cruise including a stop at the Rose Island lighthouse grounds.

December-April, Save The Bay will run two types of tours around Newport harbor: a one-hour, boat-based seal tour, and a two-hour cruise including a stop at the Rose Island lighthouse... ...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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