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Wednesday morning bird walk: Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, meet in the second parking lot at 9 am.

Audubon Environmental Education Center Winter Hours: Mon-Tue: Closed; Wed-Sat: Open 9:00am-5:00pm; Sun: Open 12:00pm-5:00pm  Except Holidays and Special Events




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holliser2.jpg The Audubon Environmental Education Center is a state-of-the-art natural history museum and aquarium offering many natural wonders to explore. See our habitat displays.  Look inside a 33-foot life size Right Whale, discover life in a tide pool, observe Narragansett Bay 's marine life, visit our rare blue lobster and orange lobster, or even explore a cornfield at night. The Center's interactive exhibits feature local habitats and offer many fun ways to enjoy nature.

Situated on the 28-acre McIntosh Wildlife Refuge, the Environmental Education Center has walking trails with a ¼ mile boardwalk that winds through fresh and saltwater marshes to a majestic view of Narragansett Bay. The refuge is along the East Bay Bike Path allowing bikers and walkers access to the refuge's natural beauty.

The Center offers guided tours, nature walks, special family programs and much more throughout the year. The facility and trails are handicapped accessible.

Winter Hours (starting October 18): Mon-Tue: Closed; Wed-Sat: Open 9:00am-5:00pm; Sun: Open 12:00pm-5:00pm Except Holidays and Special Events


Audubon offers a number of programs for pre-school and home-school children at the Environmental Education Center.

At our Environmental Education Center in Bristol, your party can explore and learn on an adventure through our 28-acre outdoor classroom that reaches the shores of the Narragansett Bay.

The 28 acres of land that is now the Claire D.
Nestled in open meadows on the shoreline of Narragansett Bay in scenic Bristol, Rhode Island the Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center is a natural treasure.

One of Rhode Island 's most Unique Meeting Venues.


Chiseled beaks. Painted wings. Exquisitely carved songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, and other wildlife will be showcased at the Annual Bird and Wildlife Carving Exposition hosted by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island on November 7 & 8, 2015, at the Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope Street (Route 114,) Bristol, Rhode Island.   

New England's finest wildlife carvers will display their work at this annual exposition of bird and wildlife carving. A popular two-day event, acclaimed and award-winning artists from throughout the region, including New York, Connecticut, Cape Cod and other regions of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, will exhibit their incredibly lifelike carvings of birds and other wildlife throughout the facility.

Carving demonstrations and workshops will be held throughout the weekend. A wide selection of carvings ranging from beautiful hand-carved feather pins to larger pieces valued from the hundreds into the thousands of dollars will be offered for sale.

Work by various artists will also be raffled off.   For many collectors, this expotion is one of the most admired in New England and a highlight of the year.

General Admission is $5 per person. Get your tickets online by CLICKING HERE

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