Make a Difference in Rhode Island
The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends, and for more than 50 years, we’ve been working in Rhode Island to do just that.
TNC’s Providence and Block Island offices reopened to staff on April 11, 2022. To keep everyone safe, office visits must be approved in advance and visitors must certify that they are vaccinated. Staff are available by phone, e-mail or video.
Places We Protect
See the Places We Protect in Your Community
Discover and enjoy TNC's Rhode Island nature preserves. Since 1964, TNC has helped protect more than 35,000 acres of outstanding wildlife habitat in the Ocean State.
Bidding Open for Blackstone River Fish Passage
The Nature Conservancy and the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program are seeking professional design services for fish passage projects at the Elizabeth Webbing and Valley Falls Dam in Central Falls, Rhode Island. All questions are due via email to email@example.com by 5:00 p.m. on November 28, 2022; answers will be provided via email by 5:00 p.m. on November 30, 2022. All bids are due by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on December 2, 2022.
Scope of Work
Project description and background on Blackstone River Diadromous Fish Restoration Plan Download File
Bidding Open for Hunts Mill Fish Passage
The Nature Conservancy and the RI Department of Environmental Management are seeking construction services to improve fish passage on the Ten Mile River in East Providence, Rhode Island. Construction will be performed in the late summer or fall of 2023. There is a mandatory pre-bid conference at 27 Hunts Mill Road in Rumford at 1:00pm on November 28, 2022. All questions are due via email to email@example.com 5:00pm on December 5, 2022; answers will be provided via email by 5:00pm on December 7, 2022. All bids are due by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on December 14, 2022.
Scope of Work
Project description provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Download File
Project designs provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Download File
Specifications for the construction of wire mesh gabions Download File