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Sapowet Marsh, Tiverton, RI

Sapowet Marsh is a wildlife preserve located on the Sakonnet River. The beach is small and rocky but access is always free, and the views are usually dramatic. You are surrounded by gorgeous farmland, serene estuaries, and tidal rivers . Looking across the Sakonnet River , you can see Portmouth, RI and south towards Newport […]

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Lloyd Center, Dartmouth, MA

The Lloyd Center for the Environment is found down a long, wooded road in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.  The center has a small natural history museum, observation deck,  and several  walking trails that meander through oak hickory forest, freshwater wetlands, salt marsh, and estuary.  We arrived very late on a winter afternoon and browsed through the indoor exhibits as […]

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Save The Bay Seal Watch, Newport, RI

Save the Bay, a fabulous environmental nonprofit in Rhode Island, runs a Seal Watch tour from November – April. The boat launches from downtown Newport, making it the perfect activity after you’ve had a delicious breakfast or lunch at a nearby restaurant.  The Seal Watch tour is led by an environmental educator and takes you […]

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