Narragansett Bay is Changing in More Ways Than One

Narragansett Bay was reported last summer to be the cleanest it’s been in the last 150 years, an announcement that...

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...

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...

Sacred Symbol: Beauty of Wampum

41˚N Rhode Island’s Ocean and Coastal Magazine Winter 2015  by Sarah Schumann | photographs by Acacia Johnson   Allen Hazard,...

New Documentary on Narragansett Bay Quahogs

Narragansett Bay quahogs have not only served as a cultural icon to the state, but are also a valuable commodity...

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Whelk Go On Hunger Strike

In support on the Rhode Island Shellfish Management Plan (SMP), Rhode Island Sea Grant has dedicated its 2014-2016 research efforts in...

Taking Stock of Currents and Quahogs

RESEARCHERS SEEK BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CLAM DISPERSAL IN NARRAGANSETT BAY by  ZoeGentes Over 39 million clams were harvested from Narragansett Bay in...

Catching Dinner: Quahogging Lessons with Jody King

A small group of people, rakes in hand, wade out into knee-deep water at the North Kingstown Town Beach to...