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Rhode Island will receive $7.7 million this year to fund fish and wildlife conservation projects, as well as recreational opportunities and open space preservation, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
The town of Portsmouth and Aquidneck Land Trust have acquired 4.9 acres for a future waterfront community park in northern Portsmouth next to Mount Hope Bridge and the Portsmouth town common. more
More than $815,000 in grants will fund 11 projects intended to protect and restore water quality in the Narragansett Bay watershed. more
Nearly 20,000 pounds of trash, an increase of 3,101 pounds over last year, was collected during the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Cleanup in Rhode Island by approximately 2,200 volunteers statewide. more
Construction has begun on a $53 million youth and community sports complex, the New England Sports Village, which aims to become a one-stop-shop for parents of children in organized athletics. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has established the R.I. Outdoor Recreation Council to inform people about the state’s recreational assets and encourage residents to enjoy these spaces. more
Charles R. Clifford has been selected as the new CEO of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc. more
The nearly 93-acre Eugene Chase Farm has been acquired on Prudence Island by the state Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The Nature Conservancy and Prudence Conservancy. more
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