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.


 2021 RI Nature Video Festival

Watch all the Videos & Vote for your Favorites here
Voting Ends March 6th!


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


Strategic Planning News

RFP for consultant to facilitate ECRI's strategic planning process is here.


Green Report Card

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