Northern Rhode Island Conservation District

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE
NRICD and Partners Announce Effort to Control Invasive Weeds in Scituate's Dexter Pond
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FFOS GUIDE
Farm, Forest and Open Space Program Farm Designation Application Guide
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DRUG TAKE BACK

Prescription Drug Take Back

Safe medication disposal is such an important issue, both to keep our waters clean and safe and to protect our communities for drug abuse. Please consider participating in Drug Take Back Day. If you're in the Scituate area, you can also always bring your unused medications to the permanent safe disposal box at the state police barracks.


— CLEAN, NOT GREEN —
Scituate, Foster, Glocester,
and Johnston Residents:
Learn more about our
Moswansicut: Clean Not Green
workshops and events!
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Land Water Connection
The Essence of the Conservation Districts
Conservation districts across the country have specialized in the reduction of non-point sources of pollution such as soil erosion, animal waste, pesticides and fertilizers, poorly operating septic systems,  and household hazardous wastes since the dust bowl of the 1930's.

While the devastation of soil erosion by wind gave birth to the first Conservation Districts, agricultural  impacts, increased development and urban sprawl have all challenged the Districts to take the lead in protecting natural resources through educating the public and providing technical assistance.

In Providence County, the Northern Rhode Island Conservation District works in partnership with private land owners, farmers, municipalities, state and federal agencies, as well as non-governmental agencies. NRICD is not a regulatory or enforcement agency, but rather provides assistance to those who desire to work as a team to face issues -- watershed by watershed.

North Scituate Village Stormwater Project
Tool Kkit For Urban Rivers
Lake Management Project

 

 

 

 

— PRESS RELEASE —

October 15, 2014
NRICD awarded funding
for Moswansicut Reservoir
outreach & monitoring project.
Read about it in the
Providence Journal
here!

New Wetlands Brochures

— NOTICE —

Proposed Updates to
the 1989 Rhode Island
Soil Erosion & Sediment
Control Handbook
The proposed Handbook
can be viewed on the
RI DEM website.
CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

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