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Oakland Beach | Building a new reputation

Spreading a culture of stewardship to address problems with local pollution and aging infrastructure.

Narragansett Bay is Cleaner Than it's Been in 150 years

With the advent of the Clean Water Act and the enforcement of upgrades for wastewater treatment facilities, Narragansett Bay is now cleaner than it has been since the Industrial Revolution.

Ocean Drifters Aid University Study of Currents

Rhode Island Sea Grant-funded researchers track water circulation patterns in the hopes of finding the origins of currents and how nutrients are transported.

Building a Resilient Newport

URI’s Senior Landscape Architecture Studio looks to the future with adaptive designs for Newport's Easton's Beach and Easton's Pond to address elevated sea levels and storm hazards.