On the Trail – Paul Dolan WildforaRI, Spring 2016 Powder Mill Ledges is one of the sixteen public wildlife refuges owned by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. This refuge also houses the headquarters for the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. There are three separate trails on the property, taking 35 to 90 minutes, if […]
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On the Trail – by Gail and Roger Green, Dick Disher WildfloraRI, Winter 2016 The Simmons Mill Pond Management Area is a 500+ acre site in Little Compton, RI, composed of several parcels of land, six ponds, and more than three miles of well-marked trails. It is located in the upper reaches of the Cold Brook drainage as it makes its way to […]
RIWPS baseball style cap will be available for purchase at our General Meeting in January.
Despite two changes in dates due to rain, a full compliment toured the landscape of veteran RIWPS member, Sally Johnson, on September 27. Sally and her husband Curtis have worked to make their garden serve as a coastal wildlife refuge.
RIWPS Botanizing Walk at Neutaconkanut Hill Park. On Thursday, October 4, about 16 enthusiastic RIWPS members and friends joined Joe Jamroz, advisory board member for the Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy, to enjoy spectacular views of Providence at Neutaconkanut Hill Park. Neutaconkanut by the way, means home of squirrels.
Rising nearly 300 feet above Narragansett Bay, this naturally forested park is situated in
Doug McGrady, veteran RIWPS member and leader of numerous botanical walks and forays cited for his recent discovery of a population of chaff-seed (Schwalbea americana) in his work as a Plant Conservation Volunteer with the New England Wild Flower Society.
Saturday August 25th was a great day for our public sale at Pawtuxet Village Farmer’s Market in Cranston giving more people opportunity to add native plants to their gardens as cooler weather approaches. And they did come! Not only our members and Cranston area shoppers but also from CT and MA. Thank you to the […]
Due to the work of so many volunteers, RIWPS’ May and June Sales sent over 4,500 native plants into Rhode Island and surrounding communities. People are looking to be good stewards of the landscape by adding more native plants and our sales are the best place to find a great selection of native flowers, shrubs, trees, ferns, and grasses and at reasonable prices.
Anne Raver, RIWPS Board Member with over 30 years of experience writing about landscapes and the environment, describes her experiences with her now three-year-old native garden.
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