Blackstone Parks Conservancy
You may have recently noticed lively black and white ducks diving into the Seekonk. They are just one of the many ducks that spend the winter in our home waters.  Dan Berard, expert naturalist and ornithologist, will lead a walk along the river to spot and identify ducks. Children are welcome to walk with their parents. There will be hot chocolate and free coloring books at the Boat Club. Bring your binoculars, spotting scopes, camera.  Meet at the Narragansett Boat Club Dock, 2 River Drive (River Road), Providence, RI 02906.
Sunday, February 3rd, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Rain date: Sunday, February 17th, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Our events are free for all.  Donations are deeply appreciated.

The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago.  The second best time is now.   To make this your best time to plant a tree, apply by January 28th to the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program for free street trees for your block!  More information here.

Climate change is not news to Rhode Island, a leader in adapting to intensifying storms. Nor is it news to the Blackstone Parks Conservancy (BPC), which has been working for years with the city and with state and federal environmental groups to mitigate the effects of increasingly extreme weather on the two Blackstone parks. The […]

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An owl at Blackstone Park

This gorgeous barred owl was seen one afternoon last December in the woods at Blackstone Park. What a beautiful reminder that our urban public parks provide sanctuary for both people and wildlife. Please help us protect the woodland by staying on trails and keeping dogs leashed in the woods. Thank you!!