Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) has released a set of plans, called the Island Waters project, to collect and treat stormwater runoff, reducing harmful pollutants that enter the water system.
Volunteers collected more than 210 lbs. of litter and marine debris at Island Park beach last Saturday
Clean Ocean Access will hold a beach cleanup in Island Park next weekend. Find out more information about the cleanup here.
Twenty-five members and members-elect of the Rhode Island General Assembly are calling on the president and his cabinet members of Commerce and the Interior to preserve protection of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.
Learn how community gardens are created and maintained at a special event in Common Fence Point this October. Find out more here.
The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) is seeking funds to help purchase signage for the newly-conserved Spruce Acres Farm in Portsmouth and Middletown.
Registration for popular Energy-Saving Trees Program, which helps Rhode Island homeowners save energy and money, opens Monday, Sept. 17.
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) and the Portsmouth Department of Public Works are partnering for a household hazardous waste collection.
The Common Fence Point (CFP) will receive a rain garden as a gift for the new community hall. However, CFP needs your help installing the new garden. Find out how you can help below.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced the following closures of shellfishing areas.
Rhode Island recently joined the fight to address plastic ocean pollution by signing the Clean Seas Pledge on behalf of Governor Gina M. Raimondo, announced Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit at a recent Volvo Ocean Race summit.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) does not anticipate widespread defoliation of trees by gypsy moth caterpillars in Rhode Island this year, as occurred in 2016 and 2017, announced DEM recently. There will still be some localized areas, however, where tree defoliation may be severe.
Several recycling and collection events, including a paper shredding and hard plastic collection, will be held in Portsmouth. Find out more about these events below.
Volunteers took part in a Stringham Road Stewardship cleanup hosted by Clean Ocean Access on Wednesday. Featured here are photos, provided by New England Boatworks, from the cleanup.
Volunteers, including members of Boy Scout Pack 50, participated in an Earth Day cleanup this past weekend in Common Fence Point. Featured below are photos from the event.
Several Earth Day cleanups will be held in Portsmouth this weekend. Find out when, where, and how you can help out this Earth Day below.