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Rhode Island Environmental News

Ideally I'd index the relevant stuff and discard the rest regularly, but I am not devoting my time to this in 2018 and 2019. It would be useful to have this compilation of news from a wide variety of responsible local organizations, though. This is a sample of what could be if more people started working on this project. I did index news from the beginning of 2015 into 2018, with a few gaps. It's possible to keep this up in an hour or two a day. But then I can't do other stuff..... SK

 

[First published in early 2015}  News about Rhode Island's environment is gathered automatically from blogs and feeds, and almost every source originates in Rhode Island. This processcatches some stories that aren't  important or relevant to this website, but everything here is in order of latest date published at top. Some of the feeds don't alwaysn work, some need adjustment, and some stories I see in newspapers or websites that I want to include but can't be brought in automatically, so some news is missing. Eventually, this news service will be refined, but there's plenty to read already.

A more useful way to read the news is by category. I assign environmental categories to news stories as I read them, which sometimes means they don't show up for a little while if I'm taking a break from indexing things here. I don't index the irrelevant stuff. Some stories go back to 2010 because their news feeds were set up to deliver older stories, not just the usual 5 or 10 stories.

Providential Gardener does not necessarily agree or disagree with any of the views expressed in these blogs. Facts may or may not be accurate. So read thoughtfully and do your own research in reliable sources. Of course, in this day and age of the Wild-West internet where everyone can publish their opinions, it's a serious and important question what "reliable sources" might be....

If you want to subscribe to one of the news sources directly, go to the source and grab the rss feed. In the menu, there is a list of news sources.

Latest News

The raw news feeds, which has irrelevant and sometimes duplicative stuff.

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David Austin Roses 2020 Introductions
The Rose Journal
2 weeks 2 days ago
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:36
David Austin Roses 2020 Introductions
Rose Journal
2 weeks 2 days ago
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:36
RIC student tests positive for coronavirus; 65 students remain on campus
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 2 days ago
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:29
Distance Learning Resources
RI Environmental Education Assn News
2 weeks 2 days ago
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 10:45
CULTIVATING OPTIMISM AND RESILIENCE WITH A VICTORY GARDEN
Growing with Plants
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 01:06
Rough landing for some on R.I.’s first day of virus-triggered distance learning
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 22:24
Rough landing for some on R.I.'s first day of virus-triggered distance learning
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 21:13
The Dirt – March 24, 2020: Silver Linings, Updated Guidance, March Gardening Tips
URI Master Gardener Program
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 20:46
My Turn: Douglas Y.T. Hsu: How Taiwan fought coronavirus
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 17:55
My Turn: Dante Bellini Jr.: Life on the razor's edge
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 17:04
Letters: Partisanship in emergency; protecting workers; Trump out-blunders Biden
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 17:03
CCRI cancels commencement; classes will remain online through spring
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 15:46
Letters: Beating stress; Trump’s tone
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 14:35
Letters: Beating stress; Trump's tone
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 11:07
My Turn: Laurie-Marie Pisciotta: Mental health and the coronavirus
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 11:05
On COVID-19: A Letter to the CLF Community
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 09:30
Gardening: Learn to make a spring wreath at home
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 06:45
Our Turn: Jay Zhang and Koray Ozpolat: Other countries doing better than U.S.
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 23:37
Letters: Sluggish with test kits; follow government's advice
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 23:32
Alan Rosenberg: Coronavirus has changed much about what we do, but our mission continues
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 16:46
My Turn: Froma Harrop: Votes do matter, Bernie
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 16:21
My Turn: Timothy J. Babineau: Lifespan is prepared for the coming fight
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 16:21
Homeless confront crisis; reporting Trump poll; Chris Matthews; helping Trump speak
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 16:21
My Turn: Victor Davis Hanson: The mysterious rise, fall and rise of Joe Biden
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 16:21
Urban Agriculture Kick-off canceled this year
Southside Community Land Trust
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 12:08
Making the Most of EV Batteries with Vehicle-To-Grid
Energy Consumers Bulletin
2 weeks 5 days ago
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 09:00
Thanks to plant breeders, camellia moves farther north
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 20:51
Porch and patio upgrades you'll love
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 20:51
Design Recipes: A case for the color gray
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 20:51
Bringing it home
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 20:51
Top design styles for your kitchen remodel
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 20:51
In R.I. public schools, it's all homework starting Monday
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 19:06
As Reports Of Wastewater System Damage Increase, DEM Reiterates: Dispose Of Disinfectant Wipes In The Trash
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 16:00
In Case You’re not on the FPNA List..
Fox Point Community Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 15:30
Update
Fox Point Community Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 15:06
Police investigate threats to Block Island power plant
Providence Journal Environment
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:59
California mother who confronted 'lunch shaming' is charged with fraud
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:16
Dishwasher solutions: When to call in a repairman
Providence Journal Garden News
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 10:24
Mangino column: Release non-violent pretrial detainees to combat spread of COVI-19
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 09:27
Bozelko column: Coronavirus wipeout is understandable
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 6 days ago
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 08:56
Learning More About Growing Annual Poppies, and My New Book
Growing with Plants
3 weeks 6 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 20:13
All R.I. school districts meet deadline for distance learning plans
Providence Journal Education
3 weeks 8 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 18:19
URI staff member tests positive for coronavirus
Providence Journal Education
3 weeks 8 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 17:56
My Turn: Herb Rakatansky: Epidemics reshaped our country
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 16:30
Letters: Memorial Hospital; pulling together; electric cars
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 16:11
DEM Encourages Customers To Use Online Services And Contact DEM Via Phone As It Remains Fully Operational But Limits Walk-In Services
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
3 weeks 11 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 15:30
COVID – 19 and the inability to properly celebrate the 50th Earth Day
Curriculum Resources
3 weeks 14 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:36
COVID – 19 and the inability to properly celebrate the 50th Earth Day
Prosperity for Rhode Island
3 weeks 14 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:36
Fishing in the Blackstone
Blackstone River Watershed Council News
3 weeks 14 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:23
Older shoppers make an early-morning run on groceries
Providence Journal Education
3 weeks 15 hours ago
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:40

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