Sustainable Landscaping
healthy lawn care
rain gardens



URI Programs & Resources
RI Agencies & Organizations
Regional & National Resources

URI College of the Environment and Life Sciences Programs and links

URI Small Acreage Livestock Education Program

The URI Home*A*Syst Program is part of the URI Cooperative Extension Water Quality Program within the Department of Natural Resources Science.

URI CE Outreach Center - master gardener, greenshare, coastal landscapes, master composting & recyling programs; learning landscape, botanical gardens, and the URI Plant Protection Clinic.

URI CE Master Gardener website

URI CE 4-H Program

URI Sustainable Agriculture Program

RI Agricultural Experiment Station

For information on all URI Cooperative Extension Programs

URI Dept. Plant Sciences and Entomology

RI Stormwater Solutions

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Rhode Island Organizations/Agencies

The Town of North Kingstown, RI -- served as a demonstration community for the Healthy Landscapes Education Program. Visit their Department of Water Supply link to view more on water conservation tips.

The Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association

Rhode Island Wild Plant Society

The RI Natural History Survey

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; Warwick, RI office

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Other Regional and National Resources

USDA NIFA Northeast States and Caribbean Islands Regional Water Center - view the sustainable landscaping focus area.

The University of Connecticut Water Quality and the Home Landscape

The University of Connecticut NEMO Program - Reducing Runoff Page

The University of Connecticut, Haddam research/demonstration rain garden.

The Center for Watershed Protection

Want to learn more about land use and stormwater runoff impacts to water quality?

EPA, Office of Water, Watershed Protection

The Natural Resources Defense Council