Environment

Spotted Lanternflies Are Beautiful — Kill Them All

The RI DEM advises that the spotted lanternfly is here in Rhode Island and poses a serious threat to agricultural interests. I know what you’re thinking . . . what would Kieran Culkin do? Apparently the Big Apple is experiencing a particularly robust invasion. The New York Times describes how celebrities have been stepping up:

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Fix The CRMC Now!

The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) was created fifty years ago, tasked with protecting our coastal resources taking into consideration the various economic and recreational interests who have a stake in its decisions. One would like to think that experts with education and experience in the field have the last word on these decisions, but

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Earth Day Cleanup — River Drive

(4.22) The Blackstone Park Conservancy invites volunteers to meet at the Narragansett Boat Club, between 8am and 10am, for their Earth Day Cleanup. The BPC has other events coming up involving topics such as turtles, mushrooms, and coming up on May 13, “Pollinator Pathways and Guerilla Gardening.” The Blackstone Parks Conservancy is dedicated to the

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Downtown Neighborhood Assn — River Cleanup

(4.21) The Providence Downtown Neighborhood Association invites the public to join them in an Earth Day clean-up along the Providence River this Friday morning. You don’t have to do the whole four hours; do what you can. Our first volunteer project of 2023 will be an Earth Day Clean-Up on Friday, April 21st, from 8am

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Women And Whale Guitar — Music Mansion

(4.15) Head over to the Music Mansion this Saturday for a celebration of women guitarists making waves for the ocean. Stone Soup Coffeehouse will be hosting a songwriters-in-the-round along with the Whale Guitar Project. Inspired by Herman Melville’s epic American novel, Moby-Dick, the Whale Guitar is on a journey to amplify voices for climate justice

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Gubernatorial Forum On Climate At RIC

(8.2) Where do Rhode Island’s candidates for governor stand on the state’s most pressing environmental issues? Head over to Rhode Island College this Tuesday for the Gubernatorial Forum on Environment and hear from the candidates about their plans for addressing climate change, creating green jobs, protecting our resources, and other environmental issues facing the Ocean

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E-Waste Drop Off At PPL

(7.13) Providence Public Library will hold a free electronic recycling drop-off event at the library from 2pm to 5pm on Wednesday. Items may be brought to the library’s back lot during drop-off times (corner of Greene and Fountain Streets). Bring your computers, monitors, laptops, servers, hard drives, PDAs, cell phones, mice, keyboards, printers, toner cartridges, networking equipment,

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