Outreach: State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed

staff scientist, courtney schmidt with Lincoln School class presenting information about the NBEP's 2017 state of narragansett bay and its watershed report
On November 28, 2017, Staff Scientist, Courtney met with an Ecology class at a local school in Providence, RI. Courtney spoke to the six young women (sophomores through seniors) about[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/state-of-narragansett-bay-and-its-watershed-outreach/" align="left"]

Media Release: Report says bay and rivers cleaner; but climate change is accelerating and putting us at risk

Media Release Narragansett Bay Estuary Program 10.23.17   MEDIA RELEASE October 23, 2017 For immediate release For further information contact: Dave Monti, 401.480.3444, dmonti@rdwgroup.com; or Tom Borden, Narragansett Bay Estuary

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Will climate change negate Bay cleanup? – October 23, 2017

Narragansett bay commission wastewater treatment facility
Shared from the 2017-10-23 The Providence Journal eEdition Will climate change negate Bay cleanup? Report: Algae, bacteria could thrive in warming waters; treatment plants and stormwater infrastructure are threatened by[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/will-climate-change-negate-bay-cleanup-october-23-2017/" align="left"]

EPA cancels talks by 3 agency scientists at Rhode Island event – October 23, 2017

panelists and speakers at workshop event on october 23, 2017
[SOURCE: By Alex Kuffner / Gatehouse Media Rhode Island] Posted Oct 23, 2017 at 4:30 PM   The federal agency canceled presentations that were set to be delivered by three staff members on Monday to[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/epa-cancels-talks-by-3-agency-scientists-at-rhode-island-event/" align="left"]

EPA flap overtakes report on the state of Narragansett Bay – October 23, 2017

people attending state of narragansett bay and its watershed workshop on october 23rd, 2017
[SOURCE: By Alex Kuffner Journal Staff Writer] Posted Oct 23, 2017 at 8:49 PM updated Oct 23, 2017 at 8:49 PM Sen. Jack Reed says he is “disheartened and disappointed that the Trump administration is preventing several EPA scientists, whose work[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/epa-flap-overtakes-report-on-the-state-of-narragansett-bay/" align="left"]

On the Edge: Marshes, Oysters and Waterfront Homes – September 20, 2017

Watershed Counts 2017 Climate change in Narragansett Bay
[Source: Tim Faulkner, EcoRI News] This year’s Watershed Counts report again describes a bay and shoreline under duress and facing an uncertain future. The causes aren't new, but the overarching threat to[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/on-the-edge-marshes-oysters-and-waterfront-homes-september-20-2017/" align="left"]

Brown University – Profiles in Summer Research: Michael Demanche

Brown University
[SOURCE: Brown University] August 17, 2017 Media contact: Kevin Stacey Combining data collection in the field with work in lab, Michael Demanche is developing techniques for using satellites to monitor[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/brown-university-profiles-in-summer-research-michael-demanche/" align="left"]

URI researcher: Eelgrass on decline in Rhode Island waters – July 17, 2017

underwater photo of seagrasses
KINGSTON, R.I. – July 17, 2017 – Michael Bradley calls eelgrass “the canary in the coal mine for estuarine health.” The flowering plant that grows beneath the surface of coastal[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/uri-researcher-eelgrass-on-decline-in-rhode-island-waters-july-17-2017/" align="left"]

Beneath the waves, R.I.’s underwater meadows are receding – July 15, 2017

underwater photo of seagrasses

[SOURCE: Providence Journal, Alex Kuffner] Underwater eelgrass meadows provide vital habitat for young fish and shellfish. It is spawning grounds for bay scallops and tautog, and refuge for young lobsters,

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Toxic Algae Blooms Close Four Rhode Island Ponds – July 9, 2017

Aerial photo of Monponsett Ponds, Halifax, MA. The algae is visible in the pond on the left
[Source: EcoRI News] By ecoRI News staff The Rhode Island Department of Health (DOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently advised people to avoid contact with[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/toxic-algae-blooms-close-four-rhode-island-ponds-july-9-2017/" align="left"]