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Updated February 6, 2024

Trail and Wildlife Refuge Closures Due to Storm

Recent storms have caused trail damage at some of our wildlife refuges. Please see below for updates on affected locations, and check back here for updates.

Here's How You Can Help

Please consider lending a helping hand in the coming days by:

  • Reporting Audubon trail issues you come across. Push small fallen branches off the trails when visiting. Please be careful on the trails and adhere to closures!
  • Donate to support repairs on our wildlife refuge trails.
  • Contact your elected officials: The increasing intensity and frequency of storms is a direct result of climate change caused by rampant emissions. Tell your elected officials that you support climate action and the implementation of better stormwater management in your community. Find your officials here!

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Join naturalists from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Urban Wildlife Conservation Partnership for FREE GUIDED BIRDING on Tuesday, February 27, 10-11 am at India Point Park. This lovely park is a good place to look for the winter water birds who congregate on the open water searching for food in their wintering grounds. The area has a rich history as well, so we will also discuss a bit of that as we look out at the landmarks. Get the details, here.

Let the kids go a little wild during February school vacation break! Come to Audubon and meet owls, hawks, and turtles. Pull on your warm and wooly mittens for outdoor explorations to search for animal tracks. Audubon offers plenty of winter fun at three locations to keep the kids busy, engaged and immersed in nature!
Family Programs Offered in Bristol and Smithfield, RI, and Seekonk, MA

Soil is the living, breathing component of habitats that support terrestrial communities worldwide. Natural scientists, gardeners and farmers appreciate soil, yet we still have much to learn about this crucial resource. Audubon practices soil conservation in many ways. Whether you are a gardener or a large landowner, you can adopt similar conservation actions.