Narrow River Preservation Association
Saturday, March 28, 2015


Join us for the third and final On Pettaquamscutt 2015 presentation on Sunday, March 29, when Save the Bay's Wenley Ferguson will describe Salt Marsh Restoration in Narrow River and other areas in the Narragansett Bay Estuary.

The series is free and open to the public. However, you are asked to register in advance for each presentation as space is limited. Click the Register button for a seat at the March 29 presentation:

Narrow River Notes is the newsletter of the Narrow River Preservation Association. Published three times a year, the newsletter keeps the NRPA membership up to date on what is happening within the watershed.

Current Issue: Winter 2015


 Fish and Wildlife Seeks Public Comment
on Restoration Plans

As described in the two most recent issues of Narrow River Notes, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service plans to use thin-layer spraying of dredge sediment and other techniques to enhance the resiliency of salt marshes in the John H. Chafee Wildlife Refuge in the lower Narrow River. The agency is inviting public comment on a Draft Environmental Assessment which describes the proposed actions. The Draft Environmental Assessment and other documents are available at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center in Charlestown and on the Wildlife Refuge website. The public comment period ends November 30, 2014.

44th Annual Meeting

Jason Considine is 2014 Friend of the River

Richard Grant, President of the Narrow River Preservation Association (near right), presents Jason Considine of South Kingstown with the 2014 W.E.R. La Farge Memorial Friend of the River Award at the 44th NRPA Annual Meeting on October 2. The award recognizes Jason’s “leadership in founding and hosting the annual Pettaquamscutt Paddle each year since 2008, and for his generous support of NRPA’s annual kayak fundraising program.” Jason is the owner and operator of Narrow River Kayaks in Middlebridge, and is a member of the NRPA Board of Directors. 

Year in Pictures


More about the Friend of the River Award

2014 Kayak Raffle

Sandra and Mark Crevier had the winning ticket in the 2014 NRPA Kayak Raffle drawn at the Annual Meeting on October 2.

And while they seemed pleased with their new Old Town Heron 9XT, their dog Scarlet is reserving judgement.

Many thanks to Jason Considine, who contributed the kayak and paddle for the raffle.



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