Photo courtesy of Save the Bay.

Deadline Approaches for Project Narragansett Program

12/12/2011 - Are you a middle- or high-school teacher looking for a way to connect your students with the wonders of Narragansett Bay? Project Narragansett is a FREE one-of-a-kind professional development program for middle- and high-school educators. Teachers participate in three workshops with Save The Bay staff and local marine scientists to… SEE MORE
Quiet scenes like this one await on the Schoodic peninsula, part of Acadia National Park. Photo by Alex Plummer/USHarbors.com.

Quiet, Solitary Scenes from the Schoodic Peninsula

12/6/2011 - The Schoodic section of Acadia National Park is an absolute gem of a place. The only mainland acreage in the park, the Schoodic peninsula juts out into the rough Atlantic ocean, allowing for brilliant and harsh displays of the ocean's considerable wrath. On a clear and crisp December day, when… SEE MORE
This NOAA GOES-13 satellite image captures Irene’s landfall moment near Cape Lookout, NC, on August 27. Photo Courtesy of NOAA.

2011 Hurricane Season Ends, Breaks NE ‘Hurricane Amnesia’

12/1/2011 - The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Wednesday, having produced a total of nineteen tropical storms of which seven became hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. This level of activity matched NOAA’s predictions and continues the trend of active hurricane seasons that began in 1995. The nineteen tropical storms represent the… SEE MORE
Federally endangered Roseate Tern. Photo courtesy Kirk Rogers/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Cadets, Community to Help Rebuild Roseate Tern Habitat

11/3/2011 - In the days following Hurricane Irene's landfall on southern New England, lots of people came together to help the slew of people and causes that were affected by the storm. This weekend a bunch of kind-hearted Connecticut residents are gathering to help out one of the smallest and rarest local… SEE MORE