Fishermen Say Narragansett Bay Too Clean

By Alex Kuffner | Courtesy of the Providence Journal NARRAGANSETT — Narragansett Bay is cleaner and clearer than it’s been...

FDR in RI During WWII

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

Join authors Christian McBurney and Brian Wallin for a discussion on their new book, World War II Rhode Island, with...

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...

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...

Quahog Hot Spots in Narragansett Bay

Some areas of Narragansett Bay, such as Barrington Beach, are well-known quahog hot spots. But how did they get that...

Quahogs by Jessica Langlois

Narragansett Bay Recovers from Algal Bloom, Shellfish Safe

An unprecedented algal bloom that spanned from Long Island to Maine triggered a shellfishing ban in Narragansett Bay for most...

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...

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

Earlier in June, the “World Oceans Day Summit: Lessons from Narragansett Bay to the Global Ocean,” sponsored by the Newport-based...

Rhode Island Sea Grant Invests $1.5M in Fisheries and Climate Research

Narragansett –– Rhode Island Sea Grant has awarded nearly $1.5 million over the next two years to research projects focused...

Dave Brayton and grandson Evan Riley work together quahogging

Iron Man: Shellfisherman and family describe five decades of quahogging on Narragansett Bay

When Dave Brayton was 23 and fresh out of the Marine Corps, he followed his father and his older brother...

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