Animals

Half-Priced Winter Wonder Days At Zoo

Winter Wonder Days are back. Enjoy half-priced admission during the months of January and February. It may be cold but it’s the perfect weather for viewing animals outside enjoying nature’s cooler temperatures. And perfect for getting out of the house with the kids . . . even toddlers can run around safely and burn off …

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Bird Walk In RWP

(10.2) Attention birders: Meet at the Museum of Natural History this Sunday for a guided bird walk. Join us for guided bird walks in Roger Williams Park. Although many of our breeding birds have flown south, plenty of year-round residents can be seen in the park! Please wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars if you …

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Fish Ladder Bike Tour

(5.7) Ever wonder why fish need ladders? Join the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council’s Fish Ladder Bike Tour for an easy bike ride along the Woonasquatucket River Greenway bike path and see for yourself. Guided by WRWC Executive Director Alicia Lehrer and the Recreation Program leaders, you’ll discover the beauty, importance and success of the WRWC’s …

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Avian Flu Threatens RI

Birds infected with a deadly virus affecting chickens, ducks, turkeys, and other farmed and wild birds, have been detected across our state borders. With near 100% lethality, this virus is also considered “super-contagious.” (No human cases of this particular virus have been found in the U.S.) The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has …

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Drawing Wild At Museum Natural History

(3.2) The Museum of Natural History at Roger Williams Park is again offering its “Drawing Wild from the Collection” program. You will have the opportunity to discover, or rediscover, the fascinating collections during this private program exploring the museum. Bring a small easel or chair and your drawing or painting materials, and choose your subject …

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DEM Stocking Local Waters With Trout

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be restocking local ponds and rivers with rainbow and brook trout, now through Friday, for the fall fishing season. “With crisp clear weather and lighter crowds than in spring, fall is a terrific time to try to reel in a trout,” said DEM Acting Director Terry …

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Free Zoo Admission For Prov Residents ‘First Saturdays’

(7.17) The Roger Williams Park Zoo will be kicking off ‘Free First Saturdays’ for Providence residents this Saturday, July 17, then occurring on the first Saturday of each month. Go here for visitors info. As a “thank you” to Providence residents whose tax money helps to support the Zoo, the first Saturday of every month …

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