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 1970.

ECRI's Strategic Plan Update


ECRI Celebrated Fifty Years of Environmental Advocacy!

On June 7th, 2021 at our Annual Meeting we celebrated the past 50 years and began the process of planning for the challenges ahead.

Review the events of the evening & Sign Up to attend a workshop to plan for the future!

ECRI's Education Fund Announces Winners of 2021 Loraine Tisdale Environmental Education Grants

The $250 grants will go to:
 • The Westerly Land Trust
 • Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School
 • The Central Falls School District's Expanded Learning Community

Read the Press Release

Review our 2019-2020 Green Report Card

Incomplete & Lacking Leadership: Rhode Island Urgently Needs Climate Action

In the midst of crises of public health, justice, and climate change, the General Assembly and Administration fail to act on environmental policy.

Download the complete report