riwps annual grant

Annual Grant Recipients

RIWPS is pleased to be able to support a number of projects related to native plants through our Annual Grants.  We thank our members and other donors who make these possible.  The recipients of the  2021 RIWPS Annual Grants were announced at the March 13 Annual Meeting. 

  • NayaBlack, WoonasquatucketRiver Watershed Council ‐ $1,000 ‐ For removal of invasive species and plantings of natives along the river
  • SummerGonsalves, Narragansett Indian Tribe ‐ $2,500 ‐ To install a native pollinator garden at the Narragansett Indian Tribe Farm
  • MelissaGuillet, WashingtonParkAssociation ‐ $1,000 ‐ To create a pollinator garden at Columbia Park
  • ElizabethVarkonyi, URI department of PlantSciences and Entomology ‐ $1,500 ‐ To work on pollen analysis of historical bee specimens

Information about Annual Grants