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Aerial view of the Endeavor at the URI Bay Campus

Oceanography Students Launch Ocean Science Discussion Series

Bay Informed Discussion Series: Bringing ocean science ashore! The public is invited to the kick-off talk in a new discussion series Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:00-8:00 p.m. GSO Coastal Institute Auditorium 220 S Ferry Rd, Narragansett, RI Continuing on every third Thursday of the month Join us for an interactive discussion of ocean science, the first
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Aquaculture in Ninigret Pond

State of Aquaculture in Rhode Island Salt Ponds | June 29

Join us for this public event focused on the state of aquaculture in Rhode Island’s salt ponds. The program will feature experts who will provide different perspectives on this topic and will offer the community the opportunity to ask questions and share concerns about aquaculture. Date: Thursday, June 29 Time: 5 – 7 p.m. Where: Kettle Pond
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Boat Disposal Plan Progresses

Sea Grant looks for opportunities to reduce waste from composite boatbuilding. By Melissa Wood Courtesy of Professional BoatBuilder Magazine Last year PBB investigated several potential solutions to reduce waste from composite boatbuilding and to dispose of the pile of unwanted used composite boats. Those included developments in carbon fiber recycling, and the introduction of materials
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Paid Commercial Fisherman Apprenticeship

The Commercial Fisherman Apprenticeship Program is a new crew training program designed and offered by the East Farm Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island in cooperation with the University of Rhode Island, commercial fishermen, and supporting shoreline businesses of Point Judith. The training will provide essential knowledge and skills The training will provide essential knowledge and
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FDR in RI During WWII

Book Talk on Rhode Island’s Role in World War II, June 29

Join authors Christian McBurney and Brian Wallin for a discussion on their new book, World War II Rhode Island, with a special focus on what happened at and near the Narragansett Bay Campus (formerly Fort Kearney).  Rhode Island’s contribution to World War II vastly exceeded the state’s small size. Narragansett Bay was an armed camp
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URI Student Earns National Coastal Management Fellowship

Sean Duffey will head to Massachusetts to aid habitat restoration Sean Duffey, University of Rhode Island Master’s of Oceanography candidate, has been named one of five 2017 NOAA Coastal Management Fellows out of 44 applicants from around the country. Duffey, a Watervliet, New York, native, will spend two years working in the Massachusetts Office of
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Pecan-Crusted Scallops - 2017 Rhode Island Seafood Cook-off

Pecan-Crusted Scallops Win Seafood Cook-off

Dish to be featured at Trio Restaurant, or try out the recipes at home Five teams of high school culinary students from around the state competed in the third annual cook-off featuring local seafood. Pecan-crusted scallops over an apple salad took the prize at the 2017 Rhode Island Seafood Cook-off for the team from Chariho
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shucking shellfish at RI Shellfish Initiative launch

Rhode Island Shellfish Initiative to Bolster Shellfishing, Aquaculture, and Bay Health

Aquaculture and shellfishing are multi-million dollar industries in Rhode Island, but there are challenges to both industries’ continued growth. On one hand, Narragansett Bay is cleaner than it has been since the Industrial Revolution. On the other, climate change is increasing water temperatures and paving the way for ocean acidification that harms shellfish. Other challenges
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Girl Scout Beach at King Preserve

Shoreline-ri.com: Hiking at King Preserve

I don’t know how it is for other people, but for me, hiking with kids was not something I did too much of until mine were 7 and 9 years old—which is to say, we’ve just begun. In prior years, even short neighborhood walks were met with groans of boredom and exhaustion while our home
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RISG’s Pam Rubinoff on Accelerated Sea Level Rise with WPRI

Courtesy of WPRI 12 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The ocean is a major resource for Rhode Island and Massachusetts. They’re not called the Ocean State and the Bay State for nothing. So sea level rise is a vitally important issue for our area and according to local researchers, our coastline will change dramatically in
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