Researched-Based

education and training

programs and helping

Rhode Islanders protect their


WATER RESOURCES

and HEALTH



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Calendar

Private Well Initiative Events
Private Well Water Protection Workshops

Healthy Landscapes Events
Sustainable Landscaping Events
Small Acreage Livestock Events


Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO)

Please visit our RI NEMO calendar.


New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program Courses
The New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program offers 25 courses throughout the year -
see our course schedule for a full listing of 2012 courses.


URI Watershed Watch Volunteer Monitoring program -
Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about becoming a water quality monitor (401-874-4552 or 401-874-2905). Each year we train and equip volunteers to monitor on-water lake, river, salt pond and marine as well as streamside sites near you.

URI Watershed Watch New Volunteer Training Schedule - 2013

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New Volunteer Classroom Training (Strongly recommended for new volunteers):

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 1 pm, Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute in Kingston
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 6 pm, Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute in Kingston

Attendence at 1 session is strongly encouraged.

Attendence at a classroom session is highly recommended to help you learn about water quality and what and why we monitor. Please contact us to pre-register for a classroom session (401-874-4552 or 401-874-2905). Following the classroom training, we will work with you to determine the appropriate field training. Participation in a field training session is REQUIRED!

Field Training for New Volunteers - (Attendence at a field session REQUIRED):

Saturday April 27, 2013 - 9 am lakes, ponds, coastal sites;
Saturday April 27, 2013 - 1 pm lakes, ponds, coastal sites;
Saturday May 4, 2013 - 9 am lakes, ponds, coastal sites;
Saturday May 4, 2013 - 1 pm - rivers, streams coastal sites;
Saturday May 11 - 9 am coastal sites, lakes, ponds, streams (Bristol Harbor and eastern RI sites).

Attendence at 1 session is REQUIRED.

URI Watershed Watch Monitoring Schedules (2012 schedules)
Monitoring schedules are available below as pdfs to allow for easy printing just click to see and print the schedule you need

2012 Lakes, Reservoirs and Ponds
2012 Rivers (including Narrow River and WPWA Streams)

2012 Greenwich Bay

2012 Napatree Point
2012 Salt Ponds Coalition Ponds (Salt Pond Watchers)
2012 Save The Bay (STB)
2012 Surfriders Blue Water Task Force

2012 Clean Up Sounds and Harbor (CUSH)
2012 Save Bristol Harbor (SBH)
2012 Block Island Committee for the Great Salt Pond

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URI Water Quality Program provides equal program opportunities without regard to race,age, sex or preference, creed, or disability. The University is an Affirmative Action /
Equal Opportunity employer. AES and CE programs are nondiscriminatory (Non-Discrimination Statement).