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Environmental Award Winners

Anna Painter, a dedicated STEAM Teacher at Lincoln's Lower School, is Save The Bay's 2019 Bay Educator of the Year.

Anna Painter, 2019 Bay Educator of the Year

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Anna Painter, a passionate educator and Lincoln Lower School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) teacher, has always displayed enthusiasm about protecting the Ocean State’s natural environment.

Anna Painter, a passionate educator and Lincoln Lower School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) teacher, has always displayed enthusiasm about protecting the Ocean State’s natural environment. ...Read More

2019 Volunteers of the Year, Chen and Ferrante

Emma Ferrante and Gina Chen, 2019 Volunteers of the Year

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

2019 Volunteers of the Year Emma Ferrante and Gina Chen Emma Ferrante and Gina Chen, both part of a dedicated team of volunteers and interns at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium, have demonstrated continual support for Save The Bay, contributing more hours than any current volunteer or intern. Emma Ferrante Ferrante, a senior … Read More

2019 Volunteers of the Year Emma Ferrante and Gina Chen Emma Ferrante and Gina Chen, both part of a dedicated team of volunteers and interns at Save The Bay’s Exploration... ...Read More

Save The Bay's 2018 Volunteers of the Year, Stacy Coutu and David Boulanger

Stacy Coutu and David Boulanger, 2018 Volunteers of the Year

Sunday, July 1, 2018

2018 Volunteers of the Year Stacy Coutu of Providence, R.I. and David Boulanger of Coventry, R.I. Stacy Coutu and David Boulanger are longtime friends who have become crucial participants in Save The Bay’s annual Swim. Each year, both volunteers are active before the sun has risen. Couto, a former Save The Bay staff member, joins … Read More

2018 Volunteers of the Year Stacy Coutu of Providence, R.I. and David Boulanger of Coventry, R.I. Stacy Coutu and David Boulanger are longtime friends who have become crucial participants in... ...Read More

Neil Marcaccio, shown here, was awarded Save The Bay's 2018 Bay Educator of the year for his dedication to connecting students with Narragansett Bay.

Neil Marcaccio, 2018 Bay Educator of the Year

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Neil Marcaccio, principal of Meadowbrook Elementary School in East Greenwich, is a passionate educator, scientist and steward of Narragansett Bay. As a principal, Marcaccio has worked to connect his entire school community with Save The Bay’s education team, allowing his students to see and experience the Bay both on the water and at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center in Newport.

Neil Marcaccio, principal of Meadowbrook Elementary School in East Greenwich, is a passionate educator, scientist and steward of Narragansett Bay. As a principal, Marcaccio has worked to connect his entire... ...Read More

The Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club was awarded Save The Bay's 2018 Students of the Year Award for their work removing plastic utensils in favor of metal ones in their school cafeteria.

Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club, 2018 Students of the Year

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Led by Meg O’Brien, the Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club exemplifies leadership in student initiative and inspiration. This school year, through passionate persistence and a well-presented cost analysis, the club was able to persuade the Bristol Town Council to, by unanimous vote, cease use of plastic utensils in favor of metal utensils in the school cafeteria.

Led by Meg O’Brien, the Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club exemplifies leadership in student initiative and inspiration. This school year, through passionate persistence and a well-presented cost analysis, the... ...Read More

Barbara Rubine, shown here, was recognized in 2018 with Save The Bay's Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Barbara Rubine, Winner of the 2018 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Over the years, Rubine has mobilized well over 1,000 people in shoreline cleanups and marsh plantings at Stillhouse Cove and was recently a vocal and effective advocate for maintaining fishing access to the cove’s waters. Beyond Stillhouse Cove, Rubine frequently lends her voice to the ongoing need to invest in water quality improvements in the Upper Bay.

Over the years, Rubine has mobilized well over 1,000 people in shoreline cleanups and marsh plantings at Stillhouse Cove and was recently a vocal and effective advocate for maintaining fishing... ...Read More

The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association was recognized in 2018 with Save The Bay's Environmental Achievement Award.

Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association, 2018 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Since 2004, the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association has supported the fishing communities of Rhode Island by fostering sportsmanship, promoting right practices and hosting youth fishing days, in addition to being an effective champion of every citizen’s right to access the Bay.

Since 2004, the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association has supported the fishing communities of Rhode Island by fostering sportsmanship, promoting right practices and hosting youth fishing days, in addition to... ...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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