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Environment
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A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
The Aquidneck Land Trust on Monday said it has conserved two properties – a 12.5-acre parcel known as the Arnow property in Middletown and the 14.75-acre Wild Moor property off Hammersmith Road in Newport. more
A winter storm watch is in effect for southern Rhode Island this weekend, which is expected to receive the most snow at 4 to 7 inches, while the northern half of the state may see accumulation between 2 and 4 inches, according to the National Weather Service. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo has won the Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, in the company of 118 other facilities across the country. more
The state Department of Environment Management is making $380,000 in grant funding available to help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses. more
The University of Rhode Island is offering a new, more flexible master of oceanography degree aimed at connecting students with career development opportunities in industries such as fisheries, environmental management, shipping, port operations and the military. more
An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. more
The town of Portsmouth and Aquidneck Land Trust have acquired 4.9 acres for a future waterfront community park in northern Portsmouth next to Mount Hope Bridge and the Portsmouth town common. more
More than $815,000 in grants will fund 11 projects intended to protect and restore water quality in the Narragansett Bay watershed. more
The U.S. Navy has issued a request for proposals for bids for the construction and operation of a solar photovoltaic facility that could add an estimated 15 megawatts of renewable energy in the Ocean State. more
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