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Citizen scientists count 464 seals in Narragansett Bay, 106 on Block Island, during Save The Bay’s annual Bay-Wide Seal Count

Thursday, March 17, 2022

On Tuesday, March 15, 17 volunteer citizen scientists took to water and shore to continue a 13-year Save The Bay tradition: counting seals in the nonprofit organization’s annual Bay-Wide Seal Count, an effort to establish a minimum estimate of the number of seals in Narragansett Bay.

On Tuesday, March 15, 17 volunteer citizen scientists took to water and shore to continue a 13-year Save The Bay tradition: counting seals in the nonprofit organization’s annual Bay-Wide Seal... ...Read More

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Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA and Common Cause Rhode Island respond to denial of “friend of the court” brief filed in controversial Block Island marina case

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

“We are surprised and disappointed to learn that our joint brief will not be considered in the case,” said Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone.

“We are surprised and disappointed to learn that our joint brief will not be considered in the case,” said Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone. ...Read More

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Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA and Common Cause Rhode Island file “friend of the court” brief

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA, and Common Cause Rhode Island have filed a “friend of the court” brief in the RI Supreme Court in a long-standing controversy involving the proposed expansion of Champlin’s Marina on Block Island

Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA, and Common Cause Rhode Island have filed a “friend of the court” brief in the RI Supreme Court in a long-standing controversy... ...Read More

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

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

December-April, Save The Bay will run two types of tours around Newport harbor: a one-hour, boat-based seal tour, and a two-hour cruise including a stop at the Rose Island lighthouse grounds.

December-April, Save The Bay will run two types of tours around Newport harbor: a one-hour, boat-based seal tour, and a two-hour cruise including a stop at the Rose Island lighthouse... ...Read More

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A chill in the air means it’s Seal Tour season!

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The inaugural Save The Bay Seal Tour and Nature Cruise of the 2021 season will depart from Viking Marina in Westerly, R.I. on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. The 90-minute tour cruises down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay, giving passengers the opportunity to enjoy the fall landscape from the deck of the M/V Elizabeth Morris.

The inaugural Save The Bay Seal Tour and Nature Cruise of the 2021 season will depart from Viking Marina in Westerly, R.I. on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. The... ...Read More

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City of Newport, Save The Bay and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority sign Gateway Center agreements

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

This week, the City of Newport, Save The Bay and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority signed agreements that will allow the local nonprofit organization to move its Exploration Center and Aquarium to the ground floor of the Gateway Transportation & Visitors Center at 23 America’s Cup Blvd.

This week, the City of Newport, Save The Bay and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority signed agreements that will allow the local nonprofit organization to move its Exploration Center... ...Read More