Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Providence Neighborhood Street Tree Plantings

  • Smith Hill, Jewelry Distric, East Side, West End (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Providence Neighborhood Planting Program (PNPP) is kicking off its fall planting season, by planting street trees with residents and community partners in neighborhoods around Providence. PNPP is seeking volunteers to help with the plantings. Families are welcome, and no special skills are needed.
Info: Visit pnpp.org for the full planting schedule and for a list of locations.

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Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Johnston Eco-Depot

About: Rhode Island Resource Recovery invites Rhode Island residents to safely dispose of household hazardous waste. This Eco-Depot is available to Rhode Island residents only, and to help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be made in advance by calling 401-942-1430 x241.
Info: Visit ecodepotri.org.

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Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

The Greene School Open House

About: Come to The Greene School's open house, and explore the 70-acre campus. Take a tour the facilities, and meet teachers, students, and administrators. The Greene School is a tuition-free statewide charter high school and Rhode Island's only Expeditionary Learning School. Using expeditions on its rural campus and across the state, The Greene School emphasizes environmental education to connect students to the natural world.
Info: To learn more, or to RSVP, click here.

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Oct
20
1:00 PM13:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

Organic Farming Panel Discussion

About: This panel discussion will feature four farmers — Camille Abdel-Nabi of Little River Farm, Diana Kushner of Arcadian Fields, Kelli Roberts of Roots Farm, and Sarah Turkus of Sidewalk Ends Farm and the Young Farmer Network — who will share their insights into their challenges and successes building an organic farm business. This event is free, but RSVP is requested. Please bring a non-perishable item or canned good to donate to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.
Info: To RSVP, click here.


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Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

Save Our Shores Rhode Island

  • Goddard Memorial State Park (Shelter F) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Rhode Island’s waterways and coastline are critically linked to the health of the local economy and communities. But stormwater pollution is making ponds, lakes, and beaches unsafe for people and wildlife. This Conservation Law Foundation walk and talk will offer solutions to the stormwater crisis and also discuss CLF’s work to counter climate change, protect the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, and harness renewable energy sources such as offshore wind and solar.
Info: Click here.

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Audubon Society Annual Meeting and Gubernatorial Forum
Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

Audubon Society Annual Meeting and Gubernatorial Forum

About: Join the Audubon Society of Rhode Island for its annual meeting. The meeting will feature keynote speaker Charles Clarkson, who will give a presentation on the “State of the Birds. Clarkson’s presentation will be followed by a presentation by three candidates for governor — Allan Fung, Gina Raimondo, and Joe Trillo — moderated by ecoRI News editor Frank Carini.
Info: To RSVP, visit asri.org.

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Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

Film Examines Bottled-Water Industry

About: The Weaver Library and the Narragansett Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club is hosting the screening of the documentary “Tapped,” which provides a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen world of the bottled-water industry. The film examines whether access to clean drinking water is a basic human right or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce. Free and open to the public.
Info: Click here.

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Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

Wild Edibles in and Around Newport

About: Newport County is home to more than 100 species of edible wild plants. The region is also home to dozens of species of edible mushrooms. Join naturalist Russ Cohen, wild edibles enthusiast and author of the book, "Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten," for a 90-minute slide presentation featuring more than three dozen of the tastiest species the region has to offer. Russ will also include a few details about native edible plants he has grown successfully from seed. He will accompany his talk with handouts and a foraged goodie or two made with wild ingredients. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.
Info: To learn more, or to register, visit newportlibraryri.libcal.com.

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Oct
27
8:00 AM08:00

Copy of Providence Neighborhood Street Tree Plantings

  • Smith Hill, Jewelry Distric, East Side, West End (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Providence Neighborhood Planting Program (PNPP) is kicking off its fall planting season, by planting street trees with residents and community partners in neighborhoods around Providence. PNPP is seeking volunteers to help with the plantings. Families are welcome, and no special skills are needed.
Info: Visit pnpp.org for the full planting schedule and for a list of locations.

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Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Pawtucket Hydropower Tour

  • 200 Roosevelt Avenue Extension Pawtucket, RI, 02860 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Green Energy Consumers Alliance, formerly Mass Energy and People’s Power & Light, invites you to learn about low-impact hydropower. Pawtucket Hydro powers roughly 640 homes annually. Representatives from Gravity Renewables, the company that manages the Pawtucket Hydro, will lead the tour and answer any questions you may have. After the tour, there will be an electric car showcase and a trunk-or-treat. Guests will enjoy warm drinks and baked goods. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is requested.
Info: To learn more, or to register, visit pawtuckethydrotour.eventbrite.com

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Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Ask a Gardener

About: Estate gardeners at Rough Point share their expertise on a range of topics from plant identification to organic garden care. Get insider tips on how to make your own garden as lush as the gardens at Rough Point. This workshop is included with admission to the house or grounds, weather permitting.
Info: Visit newportrestoration.org.

 

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Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Oct
29
12:00 PM12:00

CLF Talk: “Invenergy is a Zombie”

  • Department of Environmental Management, Conference Room 300 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: It’s the third anniversary of Invenergy Thermal Development filing its application for a permit to clear-cut a forest in Burrillville, R.I., to build a nearly 1,000-megawatt fracked-gas/diesel-oil power plant. Bring your own lunch and listen to Conservation Law Foundation senior attorney Jerry Elmer recount the fight over the past three years and explain where the case is headed over the next few months. This event is free, but space is limited. RSVP to Heather Greenwood at hgreenwood@clf.org or by calling 401-228-1902.

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Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

Solar Farm Tour at Old North Providence Landfill

  • 12 Sanderson Road Smithfield, RI United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Green Energy Consumers Alliance, formerly Mass Energy and People’s Power & Light, invites you to explore a new solar field. The solar field was built atop a capped landfill, which was otherwise unsuitable for development. The event will be staged at the Audubon Center, and tour-goers will be shuttled to the solar site. In addition to the tour, there will be an electric-car showcase and trunk-or-treat. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is requested
Info: To learn more, or to RSVP, visit tourasolarfarm.eventbrite.com.

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Nov
3
1:00 PM13:00

Massachusetts Litter Summit

About: The second Keep Massachusetts Beautiful summit is an afternoon for “talking trash.” The event will share best practices and ideas for preventing and cleaning up litter in your community, including best practices for organizing a successful cleanup, how to attract hundreds — not dozens — of volunteers, and how to raise awareness about litter prevention. Free, but registration is required.
Info: Click here.

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Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Nov
18
1:00 PM13:00

Feeding People Year Round: Winter Growing, Storage Crops, and Grain

About: Chuck Currie will share different year-round strategies employed at Freedom Food Farm, a 90-acre certified-organic farm in Raynham, Mass. He will discuss the equipment, infrastructure, and regulations involved in growing root crops, greens, grain, and beans. He will also talk about preserving the summer harvest using canning and fermentation. Tickets are $25.
Info: To learn more or to get tickets, visit nofari.org.


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Nov
24
1:00 PM13:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
27
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
28
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
29
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
30
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Dec
31
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

Westerly Nature Cruise and Seal Tour with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay for a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for glimpses of winter harbor seals. Save The Bay will provide binoculars, and expert guides will discuss the seals and their habitat. Tickets are $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12. Tickets for non-members are $22.
Info: To register, visit savebay.org/seals.

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Halloween Habitat Hike

About: Come out for a family-friendly hike. Walk through pitch pine barren habitat, and observe the effects of the controlled burn this past spring. Registration is limited to 25 people.
Info: Click here to register, or call Mary Grande at 401-782-3700 with questions.


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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

URI Graduate School of Oceanography Open House

  • URI Graduate School of Oceanography (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Open House will be a festive, family-friendly day at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus to celebrate the present and future of ocean science and exploration. Come for rain or shine for tours, aquarium, classes, exhibits, food, and entertainment. Online registration for tours including the R/V Endeavor and Rhode Island Nuclear Science Center will open Oct. 1.
Info: Click here.

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Oct
13
9:30 AM09:30

Stone Wall Workshop

About: Learn the art of traditional stone wall construction and repair from the experts. Join master class instructors for this hands-on workshop. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided to all participants. If you have work gloves, please bring them along. The rain date for this event is Oct. 14. Advance registration is required.
Info: To register, click here.
 

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Oct
13
8:00 AM08:00

Richmond Eco-Depot and Shredding Event

About: Rhode Island Resource Recovery will offer shredding services along with household hazardous waste collection. This special event is available free of charge to Rhode Island residents only. To help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be made in advance for household hazard waste collection only. Appointments are not required for shredding.
Residents who want to shred sensitive personal documents can bring up to two, 22-gallon recycling bins’ worth. Shredding services are offered weather permitting on a first-come/first-serve basis.
Info: To view the full Eco-Depot schedule, visit ecodepotri.org.

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Oct
13
8:00 AM08:00

Providence Neighborhood Street Tree Plantings

  • Smith Hill, Jewelry Distric, East Side, West End (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Providence Neighborhood Planting Program (PNPP) is kicking off its fall planting season, by planting street trees with residents and community partners in neighborhoods around Providence. PNPP is seeking volunteers to help with the plantings. Families are welcome, and no special skills are needed.
Info: Visit pnpp.org for the full planting schedule and for a list of locations.

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Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER: Power Plants and New Energy in the Age of Climate Change

DUE TO FLOODING AND WATER DAMAGE AT THE VENUE, THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL A NOVEMBER. DATE TBA.

About: As a verdict approaches for the proposed Burrillville power plant, ecoRI News takes at look at the forces influencing energy policy in Rhode Island and the region. This panel discussion — with Armond Cohen, co-founder and executive director of the Boston-based Clean Air Task Force; Curt Spalding, former administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency New England region, and Erika Niedowski, policy advocate for the Acadia Center — will be led by ecoRI News' senior reporter, Tim Faulkner, and will cover the regulators and utilities controlling the local energy market like National Grid and ISO New England. We’ll look at the role they and others play in addressing climate change and building the bridge between fossil fuels and renewable energy. The forum will also explore innovative solutions for the next era in electricity generation and examine Rhode Island’s grid modernization plan. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

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Oct
10
6:30 PM18:30

Town Hall Meeting on Lyme Disease

About: Join Social Enterprise Greenhouse for a town-hall style meeting about Lyme disease innovation. Rhode Island has the fourth highest incidence of Lyme disease in the country. This event will convene advocates, researchers, and innovators focused on solutions to Lyme, specifically in the arena of patient and provider education. This event is free and open to the public.
Info: To RSVP, and to learn more, visit eventbrite.com.

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Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

Gardening with the Masters: Colonial Foodways of New England

About: Have your soil tested by the University of Rhode Island (URI) Master Gardeners and stay for an 11 a.m. lecture, “Colonial Foodways of New England,” by Jeff Richards. This free event is weather dependent and is offered in partnership with the URI Cooperative Extension.
Info: Visit newportrestoration.org.

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Oct
6
11:15 AM11:15

All About Dahlias

  • Roger Williams Park Botanical Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Nick Califano, a University of Rhode Island Master Gardener, will give a dahlia talk and demonstration. Dahlias reward gardners with spectacular color, tremendous variety in size and height, and an extended display season. Learn dahlia history, botany, and care at this talk, which will be followed by a hands-on workshop, weather permitting. Pre-register 24 hours in advance by emailing bcinformation@providenceri.gov.
Info: Visit web.uri.edu.

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Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Assessing Deer Browse Impacts on Woodlots

About: This year’s annual Rhode Island Tree Farm Program will focus on the options available for assessing what impacts the deer population may have on your woodlot. Guests include Tom Rawinski of the U.S. Forest Service and Rob MacMillan of Providence Water, who will review a couple of citizen-science methods, and we will view the exclosures and study plots that have been established on the Went property by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. The event is free and open to the public, and registration isn’t required. The event will be held rain or shine.
Info: Click here.

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Oct
4
5:30 PM17:30

Statewide Ordinance Impacts Solar Development and Installations

  • Burrillville Police Station community room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Burrillville Land Trust is hosting the workshop on legislation that could impact solar development and installations in Rhode Island. The workshop is presented by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources. The workshop is free and open to the public. Land owners, developers, investors, installers, and the general public are encouraged to attend, as this ordinance will impact the permitting and installation of ground-mounted solar arrays, rooftop solar panel installations. and parking-lot solar projects. Parking is available on the left side of the police station.
Info: Click here.

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Oct
4
8:30 AM08:30

Path to Food-Waste Reduction in Rhode Island

  • 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue Providence, RI, 02908 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: This event will strengthen and expand our network of stakeholders working toward food waste reduction goals; showcase current efforts; identify potential actions to overcome obstacles to progress, and align on a set of implementation ideas and commitments to meet food-waste reduction goals.
Info: To learn more or to register, click here.


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Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

Narrow River Preservation Association Annual Meeting

  • University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: All are welcome to Narrow River Preservation Association’s annual meeting featuring a presentation on canine detection of human contamination. Learn about the special dogs trained to identify sources of human waste. Once identified, leaks or seepage can be corrected, stopping contamination of waterways. The speaking program will also include an update on the Narrow River watershed plan, presentation of the W.E.R. La Farge Memorial Friend of the River Award, and a kayak raffle drawing. This event is free and open to the public.
Info: To learn more, visit narrowriver.org.

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Sep
30
2:00 PM14:00

ecoRI News Zero-Trash Birthday Bash

About: Join the ecoRI News team in celebrating our ninth birthday. Everything at this ultra-green party will be eaten, imbibed, recycled reused or composted. We'll hold a pre-Bash VIP cocktail hour (VIP ticket required) at 2 p.m. at the Troop PVD bar. Then we'll move outdoors to the adjacent courtyard for the main event from 3-5 p.m. VIP ticket holders will enjoy a free drink (on us) plus a few snacks at the bar. Attendees of the main event can expect a build-your-own slider station (veg options available) and satellite cash bar featuring Revival beer along with other beverage options. Plus everyone will have a chance to enter to win raffle prizes from local businesses, including a kayak (with oars, life vest, and roof rack) from Ocean State Job Lot. We'll also be auctioning off a weeklong stay at a vacation home in New Hampshire.
Info: Click here for tickets.

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Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Ask a Gardener

About: Estate gardeners at Rough Point share their expertise on a range of topics from plant identification to organic garden care. Get insider tips on how to make your own garden as lush as the gardens at Rough Point. This workshop is included with admission to the house or grounds, weather permitting.
Info: Visit newportrestoration.org.

 

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Sep
29
8:00 AM08:00

Newport Eco-Depot/Shredding Event

About: Rhode Island Resource Recovery will offer shredding services along with a household hazardous waste collection free of charge to Rhode Island residents only. To help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be made in advance for household hazard waste collection only. Appointments are not required for shredding. Residents who want to shred sensitive personal documents may bring up to two, 22-gallon recycling bins’ worth free of charge. Shredding services are on a first come/first serve basis.
Info: To make an appointment for this collection, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430 x241.


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Sep
27
12:00 PM12:00

Solar Development and Community Relations

About: In the past five years, solar energy has grown exponentially in Rhode Island and nationally to a degree that could not have been previously imagined, and solar-energy infrastructure has arrived. However, issues have emerged and remain unresolved. Land use decisions, public participation in processes leading to these decisions, and mechanisms for dispute mediation are among the dynamics of solar development in 2018. How can developers and other stakeholders best work with communities in which solar development is under discussion or in planning? Hear from a panel representing a variety of perspectives on this critical and timely issue. Tickets are $25.
Info: Click here to learn more or get tickets.



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Sep
23
12:00 PM12:00

Organic Strawberry Production

About: Strawberries are a profitable and beneficial crop on small Rhode Island farms, because they fit well into vegetable rotations. Learn techniques for organic strawberry production, including planting strategies, fertility, pest management, day neutrals (full-season strawberries), and rotation. The workshop will cover commercial aspects of growing but will have methods relevant for home growers. Please arrive a few minutes early.
Info: To register, click here

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Equinox Retreat and Celebration

About: Join ceremonialist and Jungian astrologer, Cathy Pagano; shaman and soul wisdom tarot reader, Cris McCullough, and wild gardener, Karen Talbot for a workshop exploring the magic of this special season and culminating in a fall equinox ritual under the stars. Talbot will identify medicinal and edible plants, instruct attendees on how communicate with your special plant totem and lead us in a Plant Spirit painting. Pagano will take attendees deep into the psyche on a journey of self discovery, discuss the sacred balance of energies and the astrological influences of the season. McCullough will then lead a drumming journey A bonfire ceremony will close our evening. Directions and class syllabus will be sent upon registration. The program cost is $100 and includes lunch and evening ritual. Cost for ritual only is $25. Register by Sept. 19.
Info: Contact Cathy by e-maiing cathy@imaginecoachingservices.com or by calling 310-741-7013.

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Providence Green Drinks at The Avenue Concept

About: Next summer, The Avenue Concept will host artist Steven Siegel to build a massive sculpture on Kennedy Plaza using recycled materials At this month's Green Drinks, hosted by Social Enterprise Greenhouse, join The Avenue Concept's artists-in-residence Jen Long and Bonnie Combs who will sourcing more than 20 cubic yards of plastic material for the sculpture and invite the public to participate in a special recycling program to contribute to the art installation. Attendees who bring clean, empty plastic bottles and containers with caps and lids on will be entered to win two tickets to ecoRI News' Zero-Trash Birthday Bash
Info: To RSVP, click here.

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Sep
16
3:00 PM15:00

Annual Hot Dog Roast

  • South Kingstown Land Trust Sculpture Trail (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: This family-friendly event that is part of Rhode Island Land Trust Days. One of the featured art installations, “Sir Loin Barbecue Bull,” will be fired up for the first time to grill hot dogs and vegetarian options. You can wash your hot dog and other delicious homemade side-dishes down with a cold adult beverage, courtesy of Whalers Brewing Co. The Sculpture Trail occupies about 3 upland acres of an otherwise wet and forested 22 acres of protected land. The easy-to-walk trail includes 23 art installations by local artists. The event celebrates the trail and artwork that has been recently refreshed, restored, or replaced. Reservations required. Tickets are $5 for members, and $10 for nonmembers.

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Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Plugged-in: Drive Electric and Enjoy Music at the Park

  • Dalrymple Boathouse, Roger Williams Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: People's Power & Light is partnering with SustainPVD to celebrate National Drive Electric Week with a family-friendly picnic and the opportunity to test drive electric cars around Roger Williams Park. In September, People's Power & Light is changing its name to reflect its commitment to empowering everyday people to make green energy choices in the most cost-effective, practical and seamless ways possible, and to advocate for energy policies that benefit the greater good. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP to receive a food voucher.
Info: To RSVP, click here.

 

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Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Narragansett Salt Marsh Walk

About: Celebrate ‘Gansett Days by taking a salt marsh walk with Narrow River Land Trust. Expert guides will lead a walk along the salt marsh and intertidal zone. All are welcome to walk and learn about salt marshes and the animals that thrive in this critical ecosystem. Attendees should wear shoes that can get wet. This event is free and open to the public.
Info: To register or learn more, visit narrowriver.org.

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Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

What Lives in the River

About: Join Narrow River Preservation Association for this hands-on exploration of fish, shellfish, crabs and other inhabitants of Narrow River. We will use nets to catch river creatures and examine them in touch tanks and under microscopes. Experts and guide books will be on hand. All ages are welcome to attend this free, public event. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Info: Visit narrowriver.org.

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