This is a website created by the RI Conservation Districts in collaboration with NRCS, to feature help for Rhode Islanders with natural resource concerns.
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"The Last Green Valley is two things - it's the 35-town National Heritage Corridor in eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts, and it’s also your member-supported, non-profit stewardship organization working for you in the National Heritage Corridor. We help you to care for it, enjoy it, and pass it on to the next generation."
From the website November 4, 2021
[This National Heritage Corridor includes western RI as well -ed.]
This is an informal group of volunteers, organized by a Lincoln, RI, resident.
"We are a Lincoln-based all-volunteer community group who organize local litter clean-up initiatives for the maintenance and beautification of our local ponds and neighborhoods."
From the Facebook page, May 3, 2021
Mission: …to promote and enhance the natural and cultural features of the Saugatucket River and its watershed for the benefit of the river and its surrounding lands and community."
From the website, April 20, 2021
"Aquidneck Island Earth Week partners aim to inspire and empower Aquidneck Islanders to support a healthier and more sustainable environment."
From the website April 9, 2021
"To promote & support best practices for the care and management of the lake/ land interface on Smith and Sayles Reservoir."
From the website, February 20, 2021
LakeSmart is a program that encourages homeowners on lakes to collaborate on taking care of lakes. Several states have such programs, e.g., New Hampshire and Maine. The only place in RI that I know of is the Sand Dam Reservoir Association. -ed
"The Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) program is a highly respected program of the National Park Service and is administered locally by the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. The VIP program aims to create a mutually-rewarding experience for the volunteer and the National Park Service by matching individual interests with the many different venues, groups, and events."
From the website, January 14, 2021.
From the website:
"New England EFC strives to build the capacity of public and private clients throughout New England and the nation to pay for the growing costs of protecting the environment and to be better prepared to manage the chronic and acute problems of environmental protection and finance."
A project to provide wetlands necessary for the endangered spadefoot toad to breed.