Biodiversity Festival

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A day of fun and discovery!

Join us for walks, talks, and wildlife investigations along the Blackstone River at the Captain Wilbur Kelly House in Lincoln, R.I. Learn about the importance of environmental work in the Blackstone Valley from our partners. Discover the role you can play in caring for our ecosystem.

Explorers and citizen scientists of all ages and experience levels are welcome.


EVENT PARKING
From Lincoln:Lower River Rd.
Guests with disabilities and limited mobility may park at the Kelly House in the marked spots [GPS: 1075 Lower River Rd., Lincoln, RI]

Additional parking is available at the Rt. 116 bike path parking lot [GPS: 690 George Washington Hwy, Lincoln, RI]

From Cumberland: Rt. 122
Guests may use the Bike Path lot next to the housing complex [GPS: 51 Front St, Cumberland, RI]
There are also limited, unmarked parallel parking spots in front of the Ashton Mill on Front

Go green and consider walking or riding your bicycle!
Rt. 295 Visitor's Center (.8 mile)
Rt. 116 Bike Path Parking Lot (.4 mile)
Albion Dam Bike Path Parking Lot (1.5 miles)
Manville Bike Path Parking Lot (3 miles)

Birding and biking programs begin at the Rt. 295 Visitor Center
 
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Participating Partners:

Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc.
EARTH Ltd. & Southwick’s Zoo
Envirothon
Fifteen Minute Field Trips with Melissa Guillet
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) -
Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park.
Northwest Rhode Island Supporters of Open Space
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Rhode Island Resource Conservation and Development
Rhode Island Rivers Council
Save the Bay
Southern New England Mushroom Hunting
Trout Unlimited
Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council
Worcester Tree Initiative

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Last updated: September 9, 2016

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670 Linwood Ave
Whitinsville, MA 01588

Phone:

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