Beechwood Lecture: Residential Landscape Design Basics

Beechwood Center 44 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI

Join Kevin Alverson, owner and principal of Kevin M. Alverson Landscape Architecture, (Wickford, RI.) to learn the basics of residential landscape design -- from identifying your goals, to conceptualizing solutions […]

A Great Swamp Escapade, South Kingstown, RI

South Kingstown, RI

Join Anne Wagner and Kathy Barton, veteran RIWPS walk leaders, on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 9:00 to 11:00 am, as we go adventuring in search of the botanical denizens […]

Fall Native Plant Sale

Rhodes on the Pawtuxet 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston

Solidago sempervirens, seaside goldenrod with common buckeye butterfly Find our booth at the  Pawtuxet Village Farmer’s Market 60 Rhodes Place from 9 AM to noon. We will be offering about  900 plants of 60 […]

First Thursday Botanizing Walk -Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge

Coventry, RI

Note.  This walks starts at 9:30 a half hour earlier than our normal First Thursday Walks. Solidago sempervirens (seaside-goldenrod) and Junonia-coenia (common buckeye butterfly) In late summer the flora begins […]

First Thursday Botanizing Walk – Simmons Mill Pond

Little Compton, RI

Solidago sempervirens (seaside goldenrod), GGardner Simmons Mill Pond in Little Compton offers a variety of habitats within a short distance. Guided by Dennis Webster, RIWPS member and board member of […]

Beechwood Lecture – URI Chestnut Orchard Research Project

Beechwood Center 44 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI

Rhode Islanders Helping to Restore the American Chestnut Our speaker Yvonne Federowicz is a Master Gardener and the former President of the RI/MA Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation as […]

Seeding the Future: A Panel Discussion

URI Pharmacy Building, Room 170 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI

photo (D.Vissoe) WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, November 12, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the University of Rhode Island Pharmacy building (Rm 170), Kingston, RI. WHY: RIWPS is 35 years […]