Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

A Rhode Island Coalition

We are a coalition of organizations and individuals. Our mission is to serve as an effective voice for developing and advocating policies and laws that protect and enhance Rhode Island's environment. We are proud of our long history of environmental advocacy dating back to 1972.

Applications for 2016 Tisdale Awards Now Available

ECRI's Education Fund announces the opening of the application period for our 9th Annual Loraine Tisdale Environmental Education Fund Awards.
→ Details and application here.

Upcoming Events!

2016 Rhode Island Nature Video Festival
Saturday, February 6, 2016 1:00 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum, 20 N Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island Compost Conference & Trade Show
March 10, 2016 at Rhode Island College, Providence

Read our most recent Green Report Card

It evaluates the environmental records of RI lawmakers on our priority issues for the 2013 – 2014 term of the General Assembly. Letter grades are assigned to individual legislators based on their bill votes and sponsorships. In addition, you'll find a qualitative evaluation of Governor Chafee's record over the same period.

Urban Youth Get Chance to Explore Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association

See how outreach, volunteers and Mini-Grant funding helped to shape this outdoor program