State of Narragansett Bay & Its Watershed

The 2017 State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed summary and technical reports are now available.

The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program brought together more than 50 practitioners from universities, organizations, and agencies in a bi-state effort by Massachusetts and Rhode Island to collaborate on the 2017 State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed technical report. This report presents and tracks 24 indicators in order to:

  • evaluate key stressors to Narragansett Bay and its watershed;
  • assess the chemical, physical, and biological conditions,
  • describe past and recent trends;
  • look ahead to potential future changes; and
  • identify data and research essential to advancing our understanding of these changes

 

The State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed technical report can be downloaded here:

State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed – Technical Report (High resolution PDF)

State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed – Technical Report (Low resolution PDF)

Individual sections and chapters on specific indicators can be downloaded here

 

Download the State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed – Summary Report (PDF)

Download the State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed – Overview (PDF)

State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed summary report cover, aerial image of Narragansett Bay
executive summary cover

For prior work of the Estuary Program, you can find the 2009 status and trends report, Currents of Change, here:

2009 Currents of Change – Public Summary

2009 Currents of Change – Technical Report

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