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Thank You For All of This

Monday, November 19, 2018

We were sitting on a mooring near Potter’s Cove on the west side of Prudence Island. The day could not have been any better, with the sun shining and a full day of marine science education behind us as our 20 or so campers enjoyed a swim off of the M/V Elizabeth Morris.

We were sitting on a mooring near Potter’s Cove on the west side of Prudence Island. The day could not have been any better, with the sun shining and a... ...Read More

Trash collected at Common Fence Point

A Tale of Two Beaches

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Littering. It’s as easy as the flick of your wrist—but at what cost? With the plethora of beach cleanups occurring throughout Rhode Island, some might believe that every beach is spotless, but they’d be wrong. Littering is a collective issue that affects everyone, and thankfully, we’re fortunate to have volunteers who help make sure trash doesn’t degrade local beaches. I had the pleasure of participating in two Rhode Island cleanups during the 32nd annual International Coastal Cleanup Day: First Beach in Newport and Common Fence Point in Portsmouth.

Littering. It’s as easy as the flick of your wrist—but at what cost? With the plethora of beach cleanups occurring throughout Rhode Island, some might believe that every beach is... ...Read More

River After Neighborhood

Where Have All The Rivers Gone?

Monday, November 12, 2018

We are deep in the headwaters of the Woonasquatucket River watershed in Glocester this morning, assessing road-stream crossings as part of Rhode Island’s River and Stream Continuity Pilot Project. Rivers and streams provide vital links connecting upland, wetland, and aquatic ecosystems… But there is growing concern about the role road crossings, and especially culverts, have in altering important habitats and ecosystems.

We are deep in the headwaters of the Woonasquatucket River watershed in Glocester this morning, assessing road-stream crossings as part of Rhode Island’s River and Stream Continuity Pilot Project. Rivers... ...Read More

A pristine Rome Point shoreline

Preserving a non-nuclearized Rome Point

Thursday, November 8, 2018

When a twin-reactor nuclear power plant was planned for construction at Rome Point, North Kingstown in 1972, Save The Bay sprung into action, rallying Rhode Island residents against the proposed facility and saving one of North Kingstown’s gorgeous nature preserves from being bulldozed over.

When a twin-reactor nuclear power plant was planned for construction at Rome Point, North Kingstown in 1972, Save The Bay sprung into action, rallying Rhode Island residents against the proposed... ...Read More

Rebecca Doran

Rebecca Doran: Shows the Many Ways to Save The Bay

Monday, November 5, 2018

Rebecca Doran: Shows the Many Ways to Save The Bay by Jackie Carlson, membership and individual giving manager Longtime Save The Bay member, swimmer, and supporter Rebecca Doran is, for the 12th time, taking the plunge to swim 1.7 nautical miles across Narragansett Bay as part of the 42nd Annual Save The Bay Swim in … Read More

Rebecca Doran: Shows the Many Ways to Save The Bay by Jackie Carlson, membership and individual giving manager Longtime Save The Bay member, swimmer, and supporter Rebecca Doran is, for... ...Read More

Geanne Griffith: You’ve Got a Friend at the Aquarium

Monday, October 29, 2018

Geanne Griffith: You’ve Got a Friend at the Aquarium by Cindy Sabato, director of communications When Geanne Griffith, her husband, and their two cats moved to Rhode Island three years ago, Geanne didn’t wait long to jump right into the water—the water at our Exploration Center and Aquarium, that is. Geanne has been a volunteer … Read More

Geanne Griffith: You’ve Got a Friend at the Aquarium by Cindy Sabato, director of communications When Geanne Griffith, her husband, and their two cats moved to Rhode Island three years... ...Read More

Why Vote Yes on the Green Economy and Clean Water Bond?

Thursday, October 25, 2018

As a native Rhode Islander, I’m proud of our state’s history of voting for major investments in the cleanup of Narragansett Bay. We have always stepped up for the Bay, as well as clean drinking water, open space and recreation, farmland protection, and the cleanup of polluted industrial sites.

As a native Rhode Islander, I'm proud of our state's history of voting for major investments in the cleanup of Narragansett Bay. We have always stepped up for the Bay,... ...Read More

Visions from the season’s first Nature Cruise

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Visions from the season’s first Nature Cruise by Eric Pfirrmann, fleet captain The 2018-1019 seal season is underway, and our first Westerly Nature Cruise down the Pawcatuck River on October 13 was a great start. Ten nature lovers braved a little drizzle and were rewarded with all kinds of fantastic wildlife. Cruising down river surrounded … Read More

Visions from the season’s first Nature Cruise by Eric Pfirrmann, fleet captain The 2018-1019 seal season is underway, and our first Westerly Nature Cruise down the Pawcatuck River on October... ...Read More

World Prodigy oil spill in Narragansett Bay

Changing the Oil Industry

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Fifty years ago, Save The Bay was founded by a group of Rhode Island residents who, concerned about the risks of oil spills in Narragansett Bay, fought hard to stop the proposed construction of an oil refinery in Tiverton.

Fifty years ago, Save The Bay was founded by a group of Rhode Island residents who, concerned about the risks of oil spills in Narragansett Bay, fought hard to stop... ...Read More

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Labor

Thursday, October 11, 2018

With over 400-miles of accessible coastline, Rhode Island is aptly named the “Ocean State.” Sadly, many do not understand the importance of keeping our beaches clean, and leave their trash for gulls to fight over.

With over 400-miles of accessible coastline, Rhode Island is aptly named the “Ocean State.” Sadly, many do not understand the importance of keeping our beaches clean, and leave their trash... ...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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