The 2015 breeding season for the Sakonnet region’s piping plovers was one of the best we’ve seen at The Nature Conservancy in RI since 1989.
Peregrine falcons and merlins are drawn to the windswept bluffs of Block Island and present a rare chance to study the fastest birds in the world.
The Nature Conservancy works with local loggers to manage its woodland preserves. A vibrant mix of wildflowers, shrubs, and saplings are providing food and better cover for migratory songbirds.
Learn about the new dam removal project on the Pawcatuck River in this technical presentation.
Thank you for helping to preserve Rhode Island’s lands, waters and jobs by voting yes on ballot issue 7 in the November election!
Restoring Rhode Island’s historic oyster reefs benefits more than just oysters.
There is no place like Goosewing Beach Preserve. Learn about this unique an vibrant ecosystem!
Learn about the Conservancy's work with local restaurants and seafood processors to recycle oyster shells and improve the health of the ocean.
The Conservancy is at it again this summer! We're giving young people from urban areas the hands-on opportunity to explore environmental science and careers in conservation.
There has never been a more critical time to protect Rhode Island's coastline from erosion. The "living shoreline" is a new, natural solution to erosion that uses coconut fiber "coir" logs and oyster shells to protect and rebuild shoreline over time.
A guide to help you manage your land with the ethics of conservation in mind.
When was the last time you came "face to face" with an endangered species?
This fall scan the skies on Block Island for a thrilling look at migrating peregrines, merlins...and more.
It's not too early to think about the stirrings of spring! Bluebirds are beginning to arrive and wood frogs are waiting for the first warm rains.
A special year for the fall Monarch migration along the Atlantic coast.
The Northern Saw-whet Owl Migration
Rhode Island is very important to migratory songbirds in the fall as a place to rest and refuel before continuing their long journey south.
Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future(LEAF). Students from an Atlanta, GA high school have an in-depth experience on Block Island with The Nature Conservancy.
Gather some insight into the varied plant and tree species along the Dundery Brook boardwalk and trail, in the RI Wild Plant Society's bulletin - Wildflora RI.
Check out the line-up of feature stories profiling the great conservation work that continues today!