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Harbor seals haul out on a rock in Newport harbor.

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

Monday, November 21, 2022

On November 27, a Save The Bay education vessel will depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing in Newport Harbor, marking the organization’s 22nd seal tour season in the “City by the Sea.”

On November 27, a Save The Bay education vessel will depart from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport Harbor, marking the organization's 22nd seal tour season in the “City by the... ...Read More

Opinion: R.I. Supreme Court Decision Shows Why CRMC Needs Reform

Monday, October 31, 2022

We hope the Council’s egregious breach of the public’s trust will catalyze much-needed structural CRMC reform. It is time to put an end to this relic of corrupt Rhode Island governance. 

We hope the Council’s egregious breach of the public’s trust will catalyze much-needed structural CRMC reform. It is time to put an end to this relic of corrupt Rhode Island... ...Read More

The Bristol-Warren Girl Scouts clean up Narrows Boat Ramp during ICC 2018

Save The Bay invites Rhode Island volunteers to #SeaTheChange

Thursday, September 15, 2022

This September-November, Save The Bay is calling on volunteers to be the change and #SeaTheChange as part of Ocean Conservancy’s 37th International Coastal Cleanup® (ICC)

This September-November, Save The Bay is calling on volunteers to be the change and #SeaTheChange as part of Ocean Conservancy’s 37th International Coastal Cleanup® (ICC) ...Read More

Three swimmers high-five their congratulations at the finish line of the Save The Bay Swim 2022

200+ swimmers cross Narragansett Bay in Save The Bay’s annual Swim fundraiser

Saturday, August 6, 2022

200+ swimmers cross Narragansett Bay in Save The Bay’s annual Swim fundraiser NEWPORT, R.I. – August 6, 2022 – At 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, more than 200 swimmers took to the waves of Narragansett Bay’s East Passage in support of Save The Bay’s mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay. The two-mile journey … Read More

200+ swimmers cross Narragansett Bay in Save The Bay’s annual Swim fundraiser NEWPORT, R.I. – August 6, 2022 – At 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, more than 200 swimmers... ...Read More

The Hamilton Family Charitable Trust signs on to support, name Save The Bay’s new Newport aquarium

Monday, July 11, 2022

Save The Bay is pleased to announce that the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust has generously contributed $1.5 million to the nonprofit organization’s efforts to relocate its small aquarium on Easton’s Beach to a larger location at downtown Newport’s Gateway Center.

Save The Bay is pleased to announce that the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust has generously contributed $1.5 million to the nonprofit organization’s efforts to relocate its small aquarium on Easton’s... ...Read More

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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