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 almost 2 million residents from Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
We collaborate with organizations from both RI and MA who work to protect wildlife, ensure water is safe and clean, and promote community involvement.
Narragansett Bay Estuary Program Grants 2016

Now Hiring: Watershed/GIS Specialist

We have just posted a new open position on our website:  Environmental Analyst (Watershed /GIS Specialist), located at the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program in Providence, Rhode Island.

blackstone river gorge river with rocks and trees

Registration is open – State of the Blackstone Watershed workshop

The goal of this watershed workshop is to honor the historical importance of the river watershed, highlight the success stories, address the challenges, and bring a call to action.

NBEP study area map of watersheds

SNEP Full proposals will be sent by invitation

NBEP, through its host—NEIWPCC—is inviting proposals for Watershed Restoration Projects within the greater bi-state Narragansett Bay watershed with funding from the U.S. EPA’s Southeast New England Program (“SNEP”)