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RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded $481,000 in grants to 26 local animal-welfare programs. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $481K in grants to animal-welfare programs

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Monday it has awarded $481,000 in grants to 26 local animal-welfare programs organized by nonprofits and municipalities. The...

Five Questions With: Jeanine Silversmith

Jeanine Silversmith is the executive director of the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association. The Providence-based nonprofit is a collaborative network of organizations and professionals...
NATURAL CLEANSER: Ryan Kopp, coordinator of the Providence Stormwater Innovation Center, explains how a stormwater basin clears pollutants from runoff inside Roger Williams Park. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Stormwater Innovation Center using park to experiment

After three consecutive days of stifling, 90-degree heat, any droplets of water had long since evaporated from the shallow inlet of vegetation outside the...

Providence peregrines have returned to ‘Superman’ building

PROVIDENCE – A needed boost in a terrible week: the Audubon Society of Rhode Island announced that the peregrine falcons have returned to their...
GETTING HEATED: Green Development CEO Mark DePasquale is pictured at a solar array in West Greenwich, one of several the company has built across the state. The renewable energy developer has faced opposition from towns and environmentalists due to clear-cutting of forests required for its projects. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Solar flare-up: Solar farms facing backlash across Ocean State

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on the challenges and opportunities of solar- and wind-farm development in Rhode Island and...

Chace elected president of Wilson Ornithological Society

JAMESON CHACE, a professor at Salve Regina University in the biology and biomedical sciences and cultural, environmental and global studies departments, has been elected...
THE EPA has granted a combined $1.1 million to Rhode Island organizations to restore and conserve coastal ecosystems in the state. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

EPA awards $1.1M to R.I. entities for coastal conservation and restoration

PROVIDENCE – Seven Rhode Island entities have been awarded a combined $1.1 million in federal grants to promote cleaner water and healthier coastal ecosystems,...

Philanthropy Calendar, May 10, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to or at least four weeks in...
ATTENDEES GATHER at the Steamship Historical Society of America's annual Ocean Liner Dinner at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. The society will hold its fourth annual Ocean Liner Dinner on May 4 at Squantum Aquarium in East Providence. / COURTESY STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Philanthropy Calendar, May 3, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to or at least four weeks in...

State senate bill would strengthen protection of woodlands

PROVIDENCE – A Rhode Island state senator has introduced a bill that would create a commission that would identify ecologically significant woodlands and draft...

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