A Walk Along Parris Brook on the Mount Tom Trail – Marnie Lacouture WildfloraRI, Winter 2020 The Mount Tom Trail in Exeter, with almost six miles of varied hiking experiences, is perhaps best known for the panoramic views from its high point south of Route 165. I like to wander at a snail’s pace, however, […]
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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 grants possible.
The 2021 RIWPS volunteer awards were announced at the March 13, 2021 Annual Meeting. Well deserved congratulations to ….
2021 Annual Report
On March 13, 2021 Alicia Lehrer, Executive Director of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council, spoke at our annual meeting about the organization’s work with emphasis an on invasive plants.
2021 Annual Report
Long time RIWPS member and volunteer Garry Plunkett dedicates his efforts to land conservation in his town. Read about his experiences collecting data on a newly acquired property of the Tiverton Land Trust.
Doug Tallamy, has spent years studying the relationship between plants and the insects they support. He is passionate about how to create biodiverse habitats in as many places as possible, including ones own landscape.
Dr. Susan Barton discusses how the lessons learned in planting and editing roadsides can be applied to a variety of landscapes and illustrate strategies for managing landscapes sustainably and provide guidelines for promoting native plants and combating invasive plants in public and private spaces.
The word “meadow” brings to mind fields of open grassland, dappled with wildflowers bending to the wind in rolling waves across the horizon. Those inviting images frequented gardening publications twenty-five years ago, about the time I was figuring out my meadow.
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