Month: July 2018

One small step

There is ecological bad news everywhere. Mudslides, sink holes, melting ice caps, heat waves, volcanoes, earthquakes, flooding, and drought. It sometimes feels so overwhelming that it’s reasonable to think that there is nothing one person can do to prevent these disasters from happening. The most effective way is the approach Block Island is taking: baby …

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Invasive foreign insect found in Rhode Island

The following press release was sent to The Block Island Times by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management: Providence – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a destructive forest insect from Asia, has been found for the first time in Rhode Island and that the …

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