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This year make an even bigger difference in the natural communities of Rhode Island by making a gift to The Nature Conservancy of Rhode Island. From coastal ponds to forested preserves; from land conservation and stewardship to estuarine science and restoration, we are working harder than ever to make your gifts accomplish more than ever. Make a tax deductible donation today.
News & Features
Get out and find your favorite sandy beach, hiking trail, neighborhood park or backyard tree — then take and share your #NatureSelfie!
April is Earth Month ~ Join Us Outside! The Nature Conservancy is leading family nature walks in South County, cutting a new hiking trail in Hopkinton, and turning weeds into wildflowers in West Greenwich.
Need a little pick-me-up and get-me-out of these winter blues? Head outdoors right now and tune-in to the songs of birds telling us that those glory days of spring are coming soon!
Let us thank you for all your support. Download a collection of images that reflect the character of Rhode Island...for your desktop.
Venture out in the cold? Just do it! Then...look and listen carefully for those hardy souls.
LEAF (Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future) is a Nature Conservancy program that is an eye-opening and confidence building internship experience for high school students interested in science and conservation.
River Herring are released back to the sea after spawning in Quicksand Pond. The coastal pond is breached manually with heavy equipment to help this species of special concern avoid entrapment and possible death.