Welcome to the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program where our mission is to protect, restore, and preserve Narragansett Bay and its watershed. The Narragansett Bay watershed is over 1 million acres in area and is home to over 2 million residents from Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program is made up of numerous partners from both States who work to conserve and restore natural resources, enhance water quality, and promote community involvement.

2017 State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed – Summary Report & Technical Report

Now available

Check out the summary report and the technical report developed by the Estuary Program and its partners

Bay & Watershed workshop  was held on Monday, October 23, 2017, view the video of the press conference here

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Now Announcing: Request for Proposals – 2017 Bay and Watershed Research Program

For more information visit the NEIWPCC website

Pre-proposal applications are due before 12:00 (noon) EST on November 14, 2017

Watershed Counts 2017 Climate change in Narragansett Bay

Watershed Counts 2017: Climate Change in Narragansett Bay

The newest report covers three climate change topics: Rising seas and salt marshes, Warming waters and oysters, and Intensifying storms and coastal homes

See the EcoRI and Providence Journal articles.

Contact Us

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