Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Pawtuxet River Water Quality Study

The Coventry High School Pawtuxet River Water Quality Study teaches high school students concepts of math, science and civic responsibility in a hands-on river classroom. The students' collection of river data for environmental analysis has measurable benefits not just to the students but to the Pawtuxet River Authority and its efforts to study and improve the water quality of the river.

Audubon Society of RI

The purposes of the Audubon Society of RI are to foster conservation of wild birds and other animal and plant life; to conserve wildlife habitat and unique natural areas through acquisition or other means; to carry out a broad program of public conservation education; to focus public attention on natural resource problems; to provide leadership when action on natural resource problems is necessary, and to do all other things necessary to foster better management of the natural environment for the benefit of humans and all other life.

RI Saltwater Anglers Association

The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association is a non-profit  organization, created to provide a forum for recreational saltwater anglers;  to provide education to members concerning fishing  techniques, improved catches, and overall enjoyment of fishing;  to foster sportsmanship;  to support marine conservation and sound management of fisheries resources;  and provide a unified voice to preserve and protect the rights, traditions and the future of recreational fishing in Rhode Island

Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association

WPWA's goal is to ensure protection of the natural and historic areas of the watershed. Activities include: the River Captain Program and the Watershed Watch Program to build a base of information from visual observation of changes and weekly analysis of samples, the Pawcatuck Estuary Planning Project, an Environmental Fair for schoolchildren, clean-ups, canoe trips, and public forums.

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