March 20, 2019

Happy first day of spring Watershed Explorers. First, let me start by saying that I hope that warmer and longer days will get some of you outside to explore! Spring brings so much life out, there is so much to see outdoors!

I wanted to touch base with all of you, becaus...

January 29, 2019

At the beginning of January, I posted a challenge for all NBC Watershed Explorers to consider trying a screen-free day with their families. My hopes/goals for the challenge were that one: students would spend more time connecting with their families and two: they would...

January 3, 2019

As a brand new year begins, there is always so much reflection on the past year and contemplation for the year ahead! Many of us wish to accomplish new goals, and some even list them and check them off as they go. I do like lists, but this year I would like to have the...

November 13, 2018

This was a great moment with the NBC Watershed Explorers from Chester Barrows. After two hours of really focused science work, the groups finished up their water testing and had a few minutes to enjoy being outdoors. This little boy asked to be buried in the leaves and...

September 12, 2018

The 2018/19 Watershed Explorers is underway. So far, I have met with 5 classes of students all of whom are already rock stars. I have enjoyed hearing your outdoor stories and have loved introducing you to the Narragansett Bay Commission and the Watershed Explorers prog...

July 5, 2018

Congratulations to the 2017-18 NBC Watershed Explorers on completing a year of education and exploration. The Explorers program topped its previous number of students educated, by almost 200 students, with this year's total being around 820.

These students went on field...

April 3, 2018

It has been too long since I have written a post and I thought, how fitting to complete one today, on the birthday of one of my favorite people, Dr. Jane Goodall. There is so much that can be learned from Dr. Jane and the way that she lives her life. Even at 84 years o...

December 7, 2017

During this, "most wonderful time of the year", I hope that many of you will remember how wonderful you are and how much you can make a difference. Many of you have come to learn that one of my favorite people on this planet is Dr. Jane Goodall and one of my favorite r...

October 19, 2017

Good Afternoon Watershed Explorers,

If you are interested in completing the water challenge journal assignment, you must start this month. The direction page is available on the homepage of the website. I encourage you to print the direction sheet out and paste it into...

September 20, 2017

I had the absolute privilege last night of hearing the remarkable Dr. Jane Goodall speak at the University of Rhode Island. In her speech, Dr. Goodall spoke about many amazing topics, but the one that struck me most was that of hope. She said that one of those places f...

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