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Calling all citizen scientists

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Audubon Osprey 1 by Butch Lombardi

Volunteers needed for osprey monitoring. Spring has returned to New England and with it came the ospreys. The Audubon Society of Rhode Island manages the Rhode Island Osprey Monitoring Program, a network of volunteer observers who report on the breeding success of these fish-eating raptors. The program relies on approximately seventy-five volunteers to monitor over two […]

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‘Rulers of the Sky’ bring their talons to town

By   /  September 5, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Come meet raptors like this Snowy Owl, as Raptor Weekend, New England's biggest gathering of raptors and the people who love them, returns to Bristol this Saturday .

Bristol’s Audubon Environmental Education Center is a lot of things: a great place to spy a bullfrog; a perfect spot for a boardwalk stroll to the shores of Narragansett Bay; a wonderful place to touch a starfish, or see a life-sized model of a baleen whale. And this weekend, it is something else entirely. A […]

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Audubon has Low Tide Adventures and Summer Solstice Stroll

By   /  June 21, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

Audubon-Low Tide

Celebrate with a summer solstice stroll at the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Environmental Education Center at 1401 Hope St. on the Bristol/Warren town line tonight, June 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Celebrate by joining Audubon for a leisurely stroll at sunset down the boardwalk to Narragansett Bay. Before the walk, discuss crepuscular animals, […]

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Frogs fill outdoor classroom lesson in Barrington

By   /  June 11, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Hampden Meadows School fourth-grader Will Silveria conducts a test on the Kent Street Pond water during a recent outdoor lesson.

Carrie Clegg, the science curriculum coordinator for Barrington elementary schools, moved slowly along the bank of Kent Street Pond. She crouched down, pausing for a moment, and then swung a net swiftly at the ground. “I got one!” she yelled. Mrs. Clegg, who is also a teacher at Hampden Meadows School, lifted the net, revealing […]

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