We got trash

Sometimes we do too good a job.  On our last cleanup effort to remove a dozen illegally dumped Lowe’s shopping carts, we couldn’t help but remove 70+ tires, trash of all sorts including carpeting, barrels, furniture pieces, etc. etc. The area was a complete mess.

The Town of Cumberland was gracious enough to agree to the disposal of the carts. They weren’t thinking we would find so much other trash.

At last check, the trash is still where we piled it on the bike path. We are working with the Town to remove it.

Video of trash haul

See full story on the cleanup Valley Breeze 

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.

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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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November 20 Board of Directors Meeting
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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