Rhode Islanders have a strong sense of community solidarity, and I’m glad to contribute my part.

I’m a member of the Education Committee for OHPRI, a nonprofit group in Newport working to build a tall ship that will provide programs at sea for adventurers of all ages.

I’m a member of the steering committee for the Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance.

I’m working with various organizations as a volunteer advocate for the preservation and restoration of Passeonquis Cove, in Warwick.

I’m a founding member of the Bioblitz Art Team for the Rhode Island Natural History Survey.

I was the founding editor of Natural News Network, a website that covered Rhode Island environmental news, from 2006-09. Our niche is now filled by the wonderful folks at

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