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Our 2023 monitoring season is nearly done (late October). Contact us with any questions, and please start spreading the word – we’ll be getting ready for 2024 before we know it!

Excited to see Chronicle, a Boston TV program that shares information about area communities and experiences will broadcast and stream “Main Streets and Back Roads of Rhode Island” will feature the Narrow River Wednesday, July 26, 2023! Click here for links to the live and archived streams.

RI Department of Environmental Management has posted updated maps of sites with aquatic invasive plants and Asian clams.


Wet, warm weather like we are experiencing often leads to harmful algal blooms  To learn more these blooms or current advisories posted to warm of potential harm if you swim in a particular place, check out our HABs resource page.

Photo of E.Torello on Potter Pond in South Kingstown, RI; photo by B. McCusker


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