...to preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders
The Rhode Island Habitat Restoration Team is a group of representatives from state and federal agencies and non-profit organizations coordinated by the RI Coastal Resources Management Council. The Team’s purpose is to improve Rhode Island’s environment by facilitating restoration of the state’s habitats. This includes restoration planning and prioritization, project implementation, technical assistance, public outreach and education, monitoring, research and leveraging resources.
The RI Habitat Restoration Team meets twice annually. These meetings serve as an opportunity for the restoration community to share information about individual projects, funding opportunities, policy and planning efforts, and to identify gaps where resources are needed. A set of independent subcommittees and working groups address specific habitat types. (See Restoration Planning Efforts below).
Rhode Island Rivers Restoration Working Group
Contact: Tom Ardito, Narragansett Bay Estuary Program firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Calabro, Save the Bay email@example.com
Eelgrass Mapping Task Force
Contact: Marci Cole, Save the Bay firstname.lastname@example.org
Freshwater Wetlands Restoration Strategy Working Group
Contact: Carol Murphy, RI DEM Carolyn.Murphy@dem.ri.gov
Forest Health Works and Rhody Native Project
Contact: Hope Leeson, RI Natural History Survey email@example.com
Shellfish Restoration Working Group
Contact: David Beutel, RI CRMC firstname.lastname@example.org
State Agencies and Organizations
Non-Profit Organizations and Educational Institutions
RI Rivers Restoration Group. RIDEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI. Room 280, 10 a.m.
Discussion Paper Outline
River Restoration Presentation.
Cold Spring Community Ctr., 30 Beach St., North Kingstown, RI.
Dam Removal Workshop
CT DEP Marine Fisheries
333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, CT. 9a.m. to 4p.m.
Contact: Amy Singler
River Restoration Working Group Meeting. RIDEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI. Room 300. 2:00 p.m.
Contact: Tom Ardito email@example.com