SAUNDERSTOWN, R.I. — Made up predominantly of volunteers and with limited funding, the Wildlife Rehabilitators Association of Rhode Island treats more than 5,000 injured animals annually.
KINGSTON, R.I. — Rhode Island has been awarded a $1.1 million grant for a five-year study of coyotes. The research will look at the changing coyote population, how coyotes interact with people, and the best ways for people and coyotes to co-exist safely.
HOPKINTON, R.I. — This rural town continues its struggle with utility-scale solar development, as the Planning Board and Town Council disagree on how to address the surge in such projects. The largest proposed project would cover 122 acres and require the clear-cutting of 35,000 trees.
Cutting down more trees, paving over more agricultural soils, and utilizing more in a time that demands less adds to the burden of natural systems that are already straining to cope. Opinion
The energy element of the Rhode Island State Guide Plan charges local governments to reduce regulatory hurdles and better enable a massive deployment of renewable energy. Opinion