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Rhode Island Organizations

We Rhode Islanders have organized ourselves into more than one thousand nonprofits, community groups, and governmental agencies that specifically take care of our natural environment in one way or another. That doesn't count farms (about 1250 or so of those), or landscaping and other "green" businesses (another couple of thousand). Environmental organizations also include various academic departments and schools around the state. Many businesses, colleges and universities, professional associations further organize themselves into formal or informal collaborations and coalitions for conservation and environmental causes.

The Providential Gardener aims to collect and index basic information about all kinds of groups that impact our natural environment ~ quite a daunting task, because when you think about it, really EVERYBODY impacts our natural environment. What you'll find in the Rhode Island Organization Directory for the foreseeable future is just the tip of the iceberg.

See the most recently added organizations here.

Featured Organization

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is a federal agency that works hand-in-hand with the people of Rhode Island to improve and protect their soil, water and other natural resources. For decades, private landowners have voluntarily worked with NRCS specialists to prevent erosion, improve water quality and promote sustainable agriculture. 

(2) | 1 (3) | 2 (1) | 3 (1) | A (39) | B (79) | C (115) | D (15) | E (51) | F (38) | G (30) | H (26) | I (8) | J (20) | K (8) | L (22) | M (23) | N (121) | O (20) | P (93) | Q (2) | R (277) | S (71) | T (27) | U (47) | V (4) | W (51) | Y (5) | Z (1)
Organization
A La Rhody
Abundance Farm
Acopia Harvest International
Adult Education and Literacy Committee
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)
Agricultural Lands Preservation Commission
Air Pollution Operating Advisory Commission
Allen Harbor Marina
Alliance for a Livable Newport
Alpine Country Club
American Fisheries Society Southern New England Chapter
American Institute of Architects RI Chapter
American Lung Association in Rhode Island
American Planning Association RI Chapter
American Society of Civil Engineers - Rhode Island Section
Among RI Wildflowers
Amos House
Apeiron Center for Sustainable Education
Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living (closed)
Appalachian Mountain Club - Narragansett Chapter
Appalachian Mountain Club - Narragansett Chapter Meetup Group
Apportionment of Access and Parking Imposition, Amount, Collection and Apportionment of Access and Parking Fees at Rhode Island Public Beaches, Special Legislative Commission to Study the
Aquatic Resource Education (A.R.E) Program for Children and Adults
Aquidneck Community Table
Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center
Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus
Aquidneck Island Earth Week
Aquidneck Island Intertribal Indian Council
Aquidneck Island Planning Commission
Aquidneck Island Table
Aquidneck Land Trust
Arbutus Garden Club
Ashaway Free Library
Ashaway Sportsmans Club
Astronomical Society of Southern New England
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
Audubon Society of RI - HQ
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