List of nature centers in Rhode Island

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This is a list of nature centers and environmental education centers in the state of Rhode Island. To use the sortable tables: click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order.

Name Location County Summary
Audubon Environmental Education Center Bristol Bristol website, 28-acre McIntosh Wildlife Refuge, operated by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, natural history museum and aquarium
Biomes Marine Biology Center North Kingstown Washington website, aquarium and marine science education center
Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory Charlestown Washington website, located in Ninegret Park
George B. Parker Woodland Coventry Kent website, 860 acres, operated by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, features nature center barn
Goosewing Beach Preserve Little Compton Newport website, 75 acres, features the Benjamin Family Environmental Center, operated by The Nature Conservancy
Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Prudence Island Newport 2,353 acres on 3 islands, Narragansett Bay Research Reserve Lab & Learning Center exhibits, education programs
Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge Charlestown Washington 900 acres, Kettle Pond Visitor Center features exhibits, education programs
Norman Bird Sanctuary Middletown Newport 325 acres with 7 miles of trails, natural history museum
Save the Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium Newport Newport website, 2 facilities, aquarium, environmental education and conservation programs
Tri-Pond Park Nature Center South Kingstown Washington website, 99 acres, operated by the town
W. Alton Jones Environmental Education Center West Greenwich Kent website, operated by the University of Rhode Island, 2,300 acres, residential environmental education programs

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