Latest Past Events

Seeding the Future: A Panel Discussion

URI Pharmacy Building, Room 170 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston

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 old this year, and we want to celebrate our history – and discuss where we go from here, in this era of climate change and […]

Beechwood Lecture – URI Chestnut Orchard Research Project

Beechwood Center 44 Beach Street, North Kingstown

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 well as the current Project Leader for the University of Rhode Island (URI) Chestnut Orchard Research Project.  She will discuss  the latest developments and findings […]

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 the Taylor Point Restoration Association, we will walk through coastal oak-holly forest that once was farmland and woodlots, and then cross the dam to explore […]