Make waves in the river

December 3 was Giving Tuesday and is about celebrating our almost 30 years of river stewardship. BRWC/FOB has been the voice and protector of the Blackstone River, but we have not done it alone.


Why Give?

Nothing we do can happen without members, volunteers, and donors like you to provide needed dollars to help us care for the river and keep our programs viable.

Together we can defend and preserve our great resource. Help us continue to make waves!

Our Programs

The BRWC/FOB is the organization officially designated under Rhode Island State law to represent the environmental interests of the Blackstone River and its watershed. It has been our mission is to restore, enhance, and preserve the physical, historical and cultural integrity of the Blackstone River, its watershed and its eco-system through a variety of programs including water quality monitoring, outreach to youth in our community and partnering with others in order to accomplish mutual goals and objectives.  Click to see our updated Wild Watch page.

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Riverlutionists Make a Huge Difference

By volunteering for one of our cleanups, or offering to support the water quality monitoring program or helping to lead a group of school children on a canoe trip, you’ll become a vital part of our community. Dedicated volunteers are rewarded by knowing that they have made a difference not only in their community but to their environment.

Be A Member Volunteer

You Can Help

Becoming a member is like making a financial gift to BRWC/FOB and is an effective way to join the riverlution. All donations fund BRWC/FOB activities and not salaries or benefits because we are an all-volunteer organization. Our members and donors fund our fight to keep our river and watersheds clean and hold polluters accountable.

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December 11 Blackstone River watershed needs assessment kick-off meeting presented by Narragansett Bay Estuary Program Meeting Invitation: Narragansett Bay Estuary Program new project in the Blackstone River watershed Preliminary agenda: (1) introduce...
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December 18 BOD xmas dinner replaces meeting In lieu of our December 18 meeting we will be having dinner at the Village Haven. Dinner...
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December 18 Board of Directors Meeting