To register for BioBlitz CLICK HERE; it's a link to a Google form with all the info. RI BioBlitz 2023 will be on Narragansett Tribal Lands in Charlestown, June 9 & 10, 2pm to 2pm. Registration is required, please fill in the Google form this link takes you to. For more info see the BioBlitz 2023 page.
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. . . is an effort to count as many species as possible in 24 hours, held annually in Rhode Island since 2000, the longest-running such event in the world. Get info on each RI BioBlitz.
. . . provide a forum for diverse parties to discuss key issues related to Rhode Island’s biota and habitats. Here is info on past and upcoming conferences.
. . . recognize achievements by naturalists working in Rhode Island and especially generous contributions to the Survey’s mission.
Lectures and Presentations
Lectures and similar “sit-down” programs are held several times a year at venues around Rhode Island.
Out There! (Walks, Workshops and Demos)
Walks, workshops, and demonstrations give attendees a first-hand experience with particular aspects of natural history.
Open House and Natural History Art Exhibit
Members and friends mount exhibits in our offices of art inspired by natural history. Major exhibits open in conjunction with the annual Winter Open House.
Lisa Lofland Gould Native Plant Program
When Lisa Lofland Gould, the Survey’s founding executive director, retired, an endowment was raised to fund an annual event on native plants, her special expertise. The event is co-hosted with the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society and URI’s Outreach Center.
Rhode Island Natural History Week
. . . celebrates all the things we know because of natural history and the great natural history institutions around our state. Events coordinated across institutions raise the visibility of this important discipline.