Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

A Rhode Island Coalition

We are a coalition of organizations and individuals. Our mission is to serve as an effective voice for developing and advocating policies and laws that protect and enhance Rhode Island's environment. We are proud of our long history of environmental advocacy dating back to 1972.

ECRI Annual Meeting – Monday June 1st at Slater Mill in Pawtucket. Keynote speaker will be Collin O'Mara, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation.

More details here, or contact the ECRI office for tickets. 


Rhode Island Compost Conference & Trade Show
was held on March 16, 2015.


Read our most recent Green Report Card.

It evaluates the environmental records of RI lawmakers on our priority issues for the previous two legislative sessions. Letter grades are assigned to individual legislators based on their bill votes and sponsorships. A qualitative evaluation of Governor Chafee's record is also part of the report.


Urban Youth Get Chance to Explore Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association

See how outreach, volunteers and Mini-Grant funding helped to shape this outdoor program