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The Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

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

Dave McLaughlin was awarded the Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy in 2016, for his work inspiring the Newport community to come together and work on environmental issues.

Dave McLaughlin, Winner of the 2016 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Friday, July 1, 2016

Dave McLaughlin, co-founder of Clean Ocean Access, has successfully inspired a community to come together to work on environmental issues as the leader of the 2006 grassroots movement and 2013 formalization of the non-profit Clean Ocean Access.

Dave McLaughlin, co-founder of Clean Ocean Access, has successfully inspired a community to come together to work on environmental issues as the leader of the 2006 grassroots movement and 2013... ...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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