Thompson Middle School Poster Contest Winners

Congratulations to Amory Kerwin, Maeve Newsome, and K’yana Howard!

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Newport Open Space Partnership Report

Get a bird's eye view of the current state of our parks and open spaces and the emerging vision for a better Newport.

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Out-of-state firewood banned in Rhode Island Find out why...

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RIDEM Alerts the Public to the Dangers of the EAB & ALB

Visitors to popular parks in Newport and across Rhode Island this summer will find bright orange and yellow tags with images of invasive forest insects hanging from trees.

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Roger Williams University Descends on Miantonomi Park

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Four European Beeches Lost in Aquidneck Park

Two towering, specimen European Beeches fall in Aquidneck Park, and two others are sadly removed -- including last year’s Newport Tree of the Year.

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WRNI radio program: Newport's Aging Trees

Flo Jonic interviews Newport Tree & Parks Supervisor Scott Wheeler and arborists Reggie Chaney and Chris Fletcher regarding the mounting losses of Newport's specimen trees.

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The Newport Tree Walks Series

The Newport Tree Walk Series highlights Newport, Rhode Island's amazing specimen trees. Available as folded pocket maps and in smartphone format with expanded content....

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Hit 500!

We are working to become the first citywide arboretum in the world to reach Level III professional accreditation. We'll need to map or plant 237 more species - learn how you can help!