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Francis Carter Preserve
April 22, 2017
Help us create a new trail at the Carter Preserve, connecting the new kayak launch area to the existing trail system. We will be using clippers and hand saws to remove smaller vegetation and clear a path through the understory of beautiful oak woodlands and stands of... Learn more
Snuff Mill Road, North Kingstown
April 22, 2017
Join The Nature Conservancy and The Narrow River Land Trust in a project to complete the trail system at this newly opened preserve. We will be cutting a new trail to link with existing trails. Tasks involve clipping back vegetation and removing fallen branches, pai... Learn more
John C. Whitehead Preserve
374 West Main Road (Route 77), Little Compton
March 25, 2017 - April 01, 2017
Our bog bridge project at this new Nature Conservancy preserve is nearly finished - only 15 sections left to go! Learn how to build these common trail features that keep hikers’ feet out of the mud! Tasks will include carrying lumber along the trail, digging o... Learn more
Private Beach in Little Compton, RI or Westport, MA (TBD)
March 24, 2017 - April 07, 2017
Piping Plovers are almost here! Help us protect their sensitive nesting habitat…and spend a day on a pristine Sakonnet beach! Volunteers will install the posts, signage and rope which comprise a symbolic fence around the birds’ nesting grounds. Meet a... Learn more
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