Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Winter brings a new population of ducks to Providence who have flown down from the north to take advantage of Rhode Island’s relative warmth and fish filled waters. We will have a good chance to see at least seven kinds of waterfowl that only visit Providence in the winter months, as well as seeing some of our year round birds. Join us for a free Guided Winter Duck Walk along the Seekonk River and adjacent Blackstone Park in Providence – Sunday, February 11th, 1:30 – 3:00 pm. Our walk is sponsored by the Blackstone Parks Conservancy and will be run by Dan Berard, Naturalist and Ornithologist.

The Narragansett Boat Club has generously offered the use of their deck for observation, and our walk will begin and end there, finishing with coffee and hot chocolate. Children can take home a free copy of the BPC Winter Ducks Coloring Book!  Binoculars are highly recommended – we will have a few extra pairs to lend. Children are welcome to take advantage of the free nature program running concurrently on working to build a shelter in the Blackstone Park woods adjacent to the boat club or can join along in the walk.

At Narragansett Boat Club, 2 River Road aka Rive Drive, Providence, RI 02906. https://goo.gl/ZjGudQ

 

To register for our this new program please click here.

Another Good Year

  Now another good year is ending for both Blackstone Parks and what we hope will be an especially good one begins. In 2018 the Blackstone Parks Conservancy (BPC) and the Providence Department of Parks and Recreation plan to float a new vision of the Boulevard and to start long-needed repairs on the Boulevard path. […]

Unfortunately, due to inclement weather, today’s work party for RiverWood is cancelled. Stay tuned for a new plan. Meanwhile, stay warm and enjoy our first snow!

Another Good Year

Now another good year is ending for both Blackstone Parks and what we hope will be an especially good one begins. In 2018 the Blackstone Parks Conservancy (BPC) and the Providence Department of Parks and Recreation plan to float a new vision of the Boulevard and to start long-needed repairs on the Boulevard path. A […]