Press Releases

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Discover creatures of the deep at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium

Monday, April 1, 2019

Dive into the mysteries of the deep at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this April and discover some of the “glowing” creatures of Narragansett Bay, including the comb jellyfish and the chain catshark.

Dive into the mysteries of the deep at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this April and discover some of the "glowing" creatures of Narragansett Bay, including the comb... ...Read More

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Save The Bay offers opportunities to join or lead Earth Day cleanups throughout April

Thursday, March 28, 2019

“Cleanups are a direct way to help the Bay and take a stand for a clean environment,” said July Lewis, volunteer and internship manager at Save The Bay. “And you can really see the difference you make when you’ve completed a cleanup!”

"Cleanups are a direct way to help the Bay and take a stand for a clean environment," said July Lewis, volunteer and internship manager at Save The Bay. "And you... ...Read More

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Earth Day Birthday Party on April 27 kicks off Save The Bay’s 50th anniversary celebration

Monday, March 18, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Save The Bay kicks off its celebration of the organization’s 50th anniversary with a free, community-wide Earth Day Birthday Party at Easton’s Beach in Newport, R.I.

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Save The Bay kicks off its celebration of the organization’s 50th anniversary with a free, community-wide Earth Day Birthday Party... ...Read More

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Call for Nominations for Save The Bay environmental awards, open now through March 30

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Now through March 30, Save The Bay is accepting community nominations for its 2019 Environmental Achievement Award and Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy.

Now through March 30, Save The Bay is accepting community nominations for its 2019 Environmental Achievement Award and Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy. ...Read More

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Save The Bay releases 2018 Narragansett Bay Seal Monitoring Report, confirms stable seal population

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Save The Bay has released its third annual Narragansett Bay Seal Monitoring Report, compiling decades of historical data with new information collected during last year’s seasonal monitoring efforts and the 2018 Bay-Wide Seal Count.

Save The Bay has released its third annual Narragansett Bay Seal Monitoring Report, compiling decades of historical data with new information collected during last year’s seasonal monitoring efforts and the... ...Read More

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“Sensational Seals” haul onto the scene at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this February

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

This February, stop by the Exploration Center and Aquarium for fun and educational activities and games that focus on one of the region’s most endearing winter visitors: the “puppy-faced” harbor seal.

This February, stop by the Exploration Center and Aquarium for fun and educational activities and games that focus on one of the region’s most endearing winter visitors: the "puppy-faced" harbor... ...Read More

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Save The Bay and partners to develop water quality improvement plan for Hundred Acre Cove

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Hundred Acre Cove has been closed to shellfishing since the 1990s due to bacterial pollution, but Save The Bay and partners are working to reverse this long-standing trend. Over the next three years, Save The Bay and its bi-state partners will review pre-existing data, conduct an existing conditions assessment, and work with project partners to develop and implement a plan for future actions.

Hundred Acre Cove has been closed to shellfishing since the 1990s due to bacterial pollution, but Save The Bay and partners are working to reverse this long-standing trend. Over the... ...Read More

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“Crazy Cool Fish” steal the spotlight at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center

Monday, January 7, 2019

The hippest fish in the Bay are taking center stage this January, as Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium highlights “Crazy Cool Fish.” Guests will learn all about the fascinating ways local fish camouflage, feed, communicate and more when they participate in a scavenger hunt, craft their own fish or sit in on a storytime this month.

The hippest fish in the Bay are taking center stage this January, as Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium highlights “Crazy Cool Fish.” Guests will learn all about the... ...Read More

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Save The Bay kicks off the new year by opening annual Swim registration on January 7

Friday, December 28, 2018

Save The Bay will mark the season of new beginnings by opening registration for the Annual Save The Bay Swim on January 7. The iconic open-water swim, taking place this year on Saturday, July 27, challenges skilled swimmers to a 1.7-nautical-mile journey from the Naval War College in Newport to Potter Cove in Jamestown. The event draws as many as 500 swimmers and 200 kayakers from across the country every year.

Save The Bay will mark the season of new beginnings by opening registration for the Annual Save The Bay Swim on January 7. The iconic open-water swim, taking place this... ...Read More

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Exploration Center and Aquarium sets sights on the future of Narragansett Bay this December

Monday, December 3, 2018

While conservation, or the act of protecting and preserving ecosystems, is not a new practice, it has become an increasingly critical one—especially in regions, like Rhode Island, that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Guests to the Exploration Center and Aquarium this month can engage in a number of hands-on exhibits—including an interactive watershed model and ocean acidification demonstration—that illustrate why conservation is so important in Narragansett Bay.

While conservation, or the act of protecting and preserving ecosystems, is not a new practice, it has become an increasingly critical one—especially in regions, like Rhode Island, that are particularly... ...Read More