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​A non-formal educational program designed to help people use science-based knowledge to improve their lives. As RI's land grant university, URI implements Extension programming in RI. Follow this page or subscribe to our events on Facebook to stay updated on Extension workshops and events throughout the year!

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 New England Women in Energy & the Environment on Campus: URI

NEWIEE On Campus is heading to the Ocean State to kick off the fall semester! This event will partner with the University of Rhode Island, and will feature a...

10/16 6pm
School Garden Conference

The 8th annual School Garden Conference will be hosted by URI Cooperative Extension on Saturday, October 26th from 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. Calling all educators,...

10/26 9am
Native Plant Tour

Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with natives. Learn about the value of natives to pollinators,...

10/26 10am
Energy Efficiency: Building RI's Workforce

The RI Energy Efficiency & Resource Management Council invites you to a public forum: Building Rhode Island's Workforce with Energy Efficiency...

10/29 3pm
Native Plants Through the Seasons

Join URI Master Gardener Dave Vissoe in this workshop to learn how to start a native garden. The talk will cover everything from site assessment to design...

11/4 6pm

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