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Conservation Websites

Conservation Websites

LAND TRUSTS:
The Land Trust Alliance www.lta.org
The Land Trust Alliance is the national convener, strategist and representative of more than 1,500 land trusts across America.

Rhode Island Land Trust Council www.rilandtrusts.org
The R.I. Land Trust Council strives to empower land trusts in Rhode Island to accelerate land conservation throughout the state.

ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Audubon Society of Rhode Island www.asri.org
A voice in statewide ecological issues, the Society actively fulfills its environmental stewardship through preservation and protection of Rhode Island’s natural heritage.

Center for Whole Communities www.wholecommunities.org
Center for Whole Communities creates a more just, balanced and healthy world by exploring, honoring, and deepening the connections among land, people and community.

The Conservation Agency www.theconservationagency.org/
The Conservation Agency is a scientific organization dedicated to the conservation of natural biodiversity. Its focus is on scientific research and publication of results, usually in peer-reviewed journals.

TreeHugger www.treehugger.com
TreeHugger strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.

ecoRI News www.ecoRI.org
The mission of ecoRI News is to investigate issues and write stories that will catalyze positive environmental/social justice change in Rhode Island.

The Nature Conservancy www.nature.org
The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island
www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/rhodeisland/
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

Rhode Island Natural History Survey www.rinhs.org
The Rhode Island Natural History Survey is a clearinghouse for ecological information in Rhode Island, providing sound scientific data to scientists, naturalists, educators, land managers, decision makers, and the public.

Sailors for the Sea www.sailorsforthesea.org
Sailors for the Sea is a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers the boating community to protect and restore our oceans and coastal waters.

Save The Bay www.savebay.org
Save The Bay seeks carefully planned use of the Narragansett Bay and its watershed to allow the natural system to function normally and healthfully, both now and for the future.

 

AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American Farmland Trust www.farmland.org
American Farmland Trust is committed to protecting the nation’s best farm and ranch land and improving the economic viability of agriculture.

Farm Fresh RI www.farmfresh.org
Farm Fresh RI helps people and businesses find local food. Buy local for flavor, for health, for the environment, for vibrant communities across Rhode Island.

New England Farmland Finder www.newenglandfarmfinder.org
This website was created to help New England’s farm seekers and farm property holders find each other. For many new and established farmers, simply finding available land is a huge challenge. On the other side of the equation, more and more private, public and organizational landowners want to make land available for farming. They want farmers to find them.

 

AQUIDNECK ISLAND ORGANIZATIONS:

Aquidneck Island Planning Commission www.aquidneckplanning.org
The goal of AIPC is to preserve and improve the quality of life on Aquidneck Island – to ensure that the Island remains a great place to live, work, play and thrive.

Friends of Ballard Park www.ballardpark.org
Ballard Park is a wild and natural open space of 13 acres located near the intersection of Hazard and Wickham Roads, directly across from Rogers High School in Newport, Rhode Island.

The Norman Bird Sanctuary www.normanbirdsanctuary.org
The Norman Bird Sanctuary is a 300+ acre wildlife refuge offering hiking trails, a wide variety of educational programs, and a trailside museum.

The Preservation Society of Newport County www.newportmansions.org
Since 1945 the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island’s largest cultural organization, has been preserving and protecting the best of Newport County’s architectural heritage.

 

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES:

Coastal Resource Management Council www.crmc.state.ri.us
The Coastal Resources Management Council is a management agency with regulatory functions. Its primary responsibility is for the preservation, protection, development and the restoration of the coastal areas of the state.

State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management www.dem.ri.gov
Department of Environmental Management (DEM) offers assistance to individuals, business and municipalities, conducts research, finds solutions, and enforces laws created to protect the environment.

US Fish and Wildlife Service www.fws.gov
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

USDA National Resource Conservation Service www.nrcs.usda.gov
Since 1935, the Natural Resources Conservation Service has provided leadership in a partnership effort to help America’s private land owners and managers conserve their soil, water, and other natural resources.

Town of Middletown, Rhode Island www.middletownri.com

City of Newport www.cityofnewport.com

Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island www.portsmouthri.com