All ages are invited to join Narrow River Preservation Association for this hands-on exploration of fish, shellfish, crabs and other inhabitants of Narrow River.
Twice a year, NRPA hosts What Lives in the River, a hands-on, all-ages introduction to fish, shellfish, crabs and other inhabitants of Narrow River featuring:
~ Seining with experts to catch river creatures
~ Guided walks along the intertidal zone and salt marsh to observe the inhabitants
~ River-water tanks and microscopes to examine river creatures and guidebooks to help identify them
~ Experts to discuss the importance of estuaries as nurseries for fish & shellfish, the fascinating migration of river herring, and the role of river plants in the food web.
Participants are welcome to get into the water, please dress appropriately.
FREE and open to the public.
At Middlebridge Marina, 95 Middlebridge Road, Narragansett, RI.