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Climb aboard Save the Bay 's education vessel to catch a glimpse of migratory harbor seals lounging on Citing Rock near Rose Island. You'll learn all about the life of a seal, from their migration patterns and food habits to the laws and regulations involved in conserving this species, all while taking in 360-degree views of Narragansett Bay and historic Newport Harbor.

For more than 15 years, Save The Bay has been offering seal watch tours and nature cruises providing the opportunity to enjoy the cooler months while observing local wildlife.

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One hour seal tours are entirely boat-based, while 1.75-hour tours include a visit to the grounds and lighthouse on Rose Island.

  • One-hour tour : $22 adult, $17 Save The Bay members, seniors, children aged 3-12
  • Two-hour tour : $55 adult, $50 Save The Bay members, seniors, children aged 3-12

Tours depart from Perrotti Park at 39 America's Cup Avenue various dates from November through April. 

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by David | Dec 24, 2018 | Newport Attractions

Come see Rhode Island’s state mammal in its natural habitat with Save The Bay Seal Tours on Narragansett Bay!

Summer isn’t the only time you can enjoy a boat tour of Narragansett Bay. In fact, the only time you can see harbor seals in the bay is right now – winter! Harbor seals are migratory and love to come play and fish in Rhode Island’s wintertime waters.

Save The Bay, a non-profit organization that works to protect and improve Narragansett Bay, has been offering wintertime nature cruises for more than 15 years, now. Their one and two hour seal watch tours are an amazing opportunity to observe local wildlife and see the bay.

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Save the Bay seal tours are available from November through April every year. Attendees have the option of a Newport Seal Tour or a Newport Seal & Lighthouse Tour.

Newport Seal Tour This one hour tour departs from the Bowen’s Ferry Landing Market Square to provide 360º views of harbor seals and Narragansett Bay. Save The Bay’s education vessel will motor through historic Newport Harbor to reveal of harbor seals resting on Rose Island’s Citing Rock and the Newport Bridge. Fun and fascinating!

Newport Seal & Lighthouse Tour The Newport Seal & Lighthouse Tour is a 2 hour expansion of the Newport Seal Tour outlined above. The difference is that this tour also includes an hour-long stop and tour of the 1870  Rose Island Lighthouse . Due to repairs on the Rose Island Lighthouse, Save The Bay’s Newport Seal & Lighthouse Tour will only be available in April for the 2018-2019 season.

Save the Bay provides binoculars so that everyone can have a visual front-row seat during the tour. Your guide’s expert narration will impart facts about harbor seals and other wildlife, as well as the region’s environmental issues and rich history. You’ll come away from the experience better informed – and with a big smile.

Save the Bay offers a variety of excellent tours all year long. Learn more at  www.savebay.org .

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On November 27, a Save The Bay education vessel will depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing in Newport Harbor, marking the organization’s 22nd seal tour season in the “City by the Sea.”

Between November and April, the environmental nonprofit organization will run one-hour seal tours complete with expert narration by Save The Bay staff. These one-of-a-kind excursions offer passengers of all ages the opportunity to experience the beauty of Newport, catch spectacular views of the Claiborne Pell Bridge, learn the history of the harbor, and spot Rhode Island’s state marine mammal, the harbor seal, in its natural environment.

Family members peer at seals through binoculars on a 2022 Save The Bay Seal Tour

“Harbor seals are the most common marine mammal in New England,” said Save The Bay Captain Eric Pfirrmann. “While their population was once in steady decline due to human activities, the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 helped reverse the trend. Following the guidelines of the MMPA, we make sure that our tours stay at a safe distance so that we don’t disrupt these amazing animals, but we do provide guests with binoculars so they can see the seals in perfect detail.”

“While we see a variety of seal species in Narragansett Bay, we can identify a harbor seal by its size and its ‘puppy-dog’ face. We usually spot them resting ‘hauled out’ on rocks or in a ‘bottling’ position, where they float upright like a glass bottle.” 

Seals haul out on a rock in Narragansett Bay

For over two decades, Save The Bay has offered Seal Tours during the region’s cooler months when harbor seals migrate into local waters following their food supply. Save The Bay’s education vessels allow guests to observe winter seals and other wildlife in their natural habitat, all while benefiting the nonprofit’s mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay.

Save The Bay’s Newport Seal Tours run most weekends and during school holidays and vacations. Ticket prices are: $22 per adult; $17 for Save The Bay members, seniors, and children ages 3-12; and children under 3 years of age are free. Tour schedules, tickets, gift certificates and more information are available by calling 401-203-SEAL(7325) or by visiting  savebay.org/seals .

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The perfect boat ride to enjoy Rhode Island’s State Marine Mammal in their natural habitat! One-hour tours motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360º views of harbor seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and under the Newport Bridge.

  • Website www.savebay.org/seals
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  • Duration 1 Days
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The perfect boat ride to enjoy Rhode Island’s State Marine Mammal in their natural habitat! One-hour tours motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360º views of harbor seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and under the Newport Bridge. Two-hour tours add in a stop and foot tour of Rose Island Lighthouse. We also offer trips out of Westerly’s Viking Marina, down the beautiful Pawcatuck River and into Little Narragansett Bay, and in Fall River, Mass. November – April (Newport); October – December (Westerly); March-April (Fall River)

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Save The Bay offering harbor seal tours

Harbor seals hauled out on Citing Rock in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. The site is one of the most prolific sites to view these marine mammals.

Harbor seals hauled out on Citing Rock in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. The site is one of the most prolific sites to view these marine mammals.

Tours in the passage between Jamestown and Newport are be­ing conducted by Save The Bay to allow guests to view the of­ficial marine mammal of Rhode Island.

The nonprofit organization’s education vessel will make its 2022 debut Sunday from Bow­en’s Ferry Landing in Newport to mark the 22nd season. Along with views of hauled-out harbor seals, these animals with their “puppy-dog faces” also can be seen bottling in which they float upright like a glass bottle.

“Harbor seals are the most common marine mammal in New England,” boat captain Eric Pfir­rmann said. “While their popula­tion was once in steady decline due to human activities, the Ma­rine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 helped reverse the trend.”

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As the winter approaches, seals migrate to Rhode Island by fol­lowing their food supply when boating becomes scant. Their population, according to Save The Bay’s annual study in March, range from about 300-700 seals.

In 2021, 464 were spotted at 25 sites, with Citing Rock in New­port being the most populated. Citing Rock, which sits between Rose Island and the Newport Pell Bridge, is visited on the tours.

The tallies in 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 were 357, 572, 423, 566 and 603, respectively.

Want to see a harbor seal? Bundle up, because winter is the best time for this Newport tour

NEWPORT – Do not assume you must wait until warm weather arrives in order to enjoy an aquatic animal watch in these parts.

Seal watch tours – more specifically, harbor seal watch tours – are a winter and early spring option run by Save The Bay . And as long as you dress smart, in layers and with some nylon for wind and moisture blockage, this affordable option should be a treat.

The tours last an hour, departing from and returning to Perrotti Park, 37 America's Cup Ave., on the waterfront. The migratory harbor seals like to hang out on Citing Rock in Newport Harbor . Save The Bay's harbor seal watch tours start in November and run until April, at which time the cold water-loving seals start their trek north, summering along the New Hampshire, Maine and Canadian Maritime coasts.

In addition to the one-hour harbor seal watch tour, Save The Bay also offers a two-hour Seal & Lighthouse Tour that includes a stop on Narragansett Bay's Rose Island .

The seals seen on the Save The Bay tours are different from the larger gray seals so commonly seen, year round, along the coasts of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Harbor seals range in size from 4.5 to 5.5 feet/100-175 pounds for females and 5 to 6 feet/175-275 pounds for males. The gray seals check in at 6-7 feet/600-700 pounds and live in much larger colonies than do the harbor seals.

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The harbor seal Save The Bay tours run on weekends and on holidays and school vacation weeks. The departure times vary, with the STB vessels leaving Perotti Park around low tide when Citing Rock is most exposed, meaning more space for leisure-loving seals.

Eric Epirrmanns, STB's lead captain and one of the organization's foremost seal experts, said watchers are generally more than satisfied with their tours. “Wonder, Joy. Everyone acts like a kid looking at seals,” he said. “They are cute and cuddly looking. Lots of oohhs and aaahhs.”

Asked to speculate on the seals' reactions to their human gawkers, Pfirrmann said, ““For the most part they ignore us but they are always alert. We keep our movements as predictable as possible as they will notice any out of character movements. Harbor Seals are smart and live their whole lives near humans. A vessel that stops, suddenly slows or worse, points its bow at them is a threat.

“After a few visits, they recognize our boats. Strange boats or worse kayaks or paddleboards will still spook them. Still we try to keep our time with them limited to 20 or so minutes at a time.”

The 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act protects all seals from being hunted or harassed. Harbor seals were so named for their preference for protected waters, such as those humans use for harbors. “They're used to humans,” Pfirrmann said. “They've figured out a good way to co-exist.”

Pfirrmann, 58, said that because harbor seals are in our waters only during the colder months, they have no natural predators in southeastern New England. Even in the summer, he added, they do not attract predators like the great white shark, which prefers the larger more predictable colonies of gray seals.

Harbor Seals, Pfirrman said, are “opportunistic eaters and will catch just about anything that swims or crawls, and they follow schools of herring migrating down the coast from the Gulf of Maine.”

Save The Bay's two vessels,  Alletta Morris and Elizabeth Morris, are both about 46 feet long. Though both are partially covered, the tour, Pfirrmann emphasized, should be regarded as an outdoor activity. The heads (bathrooms) are winterized but available for emergency use.

The harbor seal watch tourists are, Pfirrmann said, generally smart about dressing properly. The most common instances of underdressing, he said, happen in early April when it may be 70 degrees in Providence, prompting a teen on a school trip to dress in shorts. That mistake is felt soon after the boat pulls out from dock. “A Newport sea breeze,” he said, “can be a great learning experience.”

To reserve spots on a tour or for more information, visit savethebay.org or call 401-203-SEAL (7325).

Prices for the one-hour tour are $22 (non members), $17 (STB members, seniors, children age 3-12). For the two-hour tour, prices are $55/$50. Children younger than 3 are free on both tours.

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The Coastal Queen will take you out, when the tide aligns, to experience a scenic journey through the harbor, where you can spot local grey seals in their natural habitat. The tour narrator will also call out points of interest in the harbor as you cruise. Coastal Queen’s grand, center teak wood bar will be open, and the boat will be cozy indoors. Binoculars are provided. EARLY SPRING— The Wickford Seal and Harbor Tour departs from the Wickford Village Visitor's Dock behind 55 Brown Street, where there is ample parking. Coastal Queen will cruise passed the historic homes that dot the waterfront of Wickford Cove and head out to the picturesque area of Fox Island, Rome Point and Plum Beach Lighthouse. ‍ LATE FALL— The Newport Seal and Harbor Tour departs from 5 Bowen's Landing on Bowen's Wharf and will pass by the historic church steeples, forts, lighthouses and other sights that make up magnificent Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay.

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Rhode Island School of Design to Celebrate 2024 Commencement on June 1

May 24, 2024

MacArthur Fellow Nicholas W. Benson and curator Marva Griffin Wilshire will receive honorary degrees; Dorothy W. Ford will be awarded the President’s Medal of Honor

PROVIDENCE, RI – April 25, 2024 – On Saturday, June 1, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) will award degrees to 522 undergraduate and 253 graduate students at its 141st Commencement ceremony. Commencement 2024 will take place at 9 am ET at the Amica Mutual Pavilion in downtown Providence followed by a community reception in Market Square to toast the Class of 2024. For more information on RISD’s 2024 Commencement and to view the ceremony streaming live on June 1, visit risd.edu/commencement .  

Engraver Nicholas W. Benson and curator and SaloneSatellite founder Marva Griffin Wilshire will receive honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees. In addition, Dorothy W. Ford will be awarded the President’s Medal of Honor.

Reunion Weekend will be held May 30–June 2 in conjunction with Commencement Weekend. Reunion activities celebrate all things RISD while bringing the alumni community together and welcoming its newest members, the Class of 2024. Public events include the RISD Craft art sale and WaterFire lighting on June 1. Details are available at alumni.risd.edu/reunions .

Nicholas W. Benson | honorary degree recipient
 Nicholas W. Benson is owner of the John Stevens Shop in Newport, RI, which was founded in 1705 and specializes in the design and carving of lettering in stone. He studied calligraphy and letterform design at the School of Design in Basel, Switzerland before taking over ownership and management of the shop in 1993. He has designed and carved inscriptions on many civic memorials, including the National World War II Memorial, the National Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and the National Eisenhower Memorial. He has also designed and carved inscriptions for many notable universities, including Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Brown and Dartmouth, as well as private commissions for prominent institutions and families. The grandson of late RISD professor John Howard Benson (designer of RISD’s seal), he received the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship in 2007 and was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010. He lives in Jamestown, RI with his wife Alix and their children, Hope and Henry.

Marva Griffin Wilshire | honorary degree recipient Marva Griffin Wilshire was born in Venezuela and adopted Milan as her home city when she began working in the design and furniture world. Since 1990 she has served as international press director at Salone del Mobile Milano, where she currently serves as ambassador of international relations. In 1998 she founded SaloneSatellite, which in May 2014 received the Compasso d’Oro XXIII Lifetime Achievement Award. She also earned the Ambrogino d’Oro Award for Civic Merit in 2017 and, in 2021, an Honorary Master’s Degree in Product Service System Design from Politecnico di Milano. Since 2001, she has been a member of the Philip Johnson Architecture & Design Committee of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. In 2016, she became ambassador for Italian Design Day, presenting talks in Seoul, Montréal, Miami, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Guatemala City, New Delhi/Mumbai and Johannesburg/Cape Town.

Dorothy W. Ford | President’s Medal of Honor recipient Dorothy W. Ford served as the coordinator of RISD’s Minority Affairs/Third World Office from 1973–2000. She advocated for students of color and principles of social equity and inclusion long before such ideas were adopted nationwide. Her commitment impacted the lives of generations of RISD students, particularly students of color, allowing them to thrive during and after their years at RISD. Her work built the foundation for RISD’s current Social Equity and Inclusion plan and other initiatives launched to support marginalized students, such as Project Thrive and the RISD First-Generation to College Pre-Orientation Program.

A series of exhibitions leading up to Commencement will highlight new work produced by graduating students. Showcasing the work of grad students across 19 disciplines, Grad Show 2024 will be on view at the Rhode Island Convention Center from May 23–June 1.

The work of seniors receiving undergraduate degrees will be featured by department throughout the spring semester in weekly shows at Woods-Gerry Gallery . Installation and work images are viewable online .

About Rhode Island School of Design RISD (pronounced “RIZ-dee”) is a creative community founded in 1877 in Providence, Rhode Island. Today, we enroll 2,538 students hailing from 60 countries. Led by a committed faculty, they are engaged in 44 full-time bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and supported by a worldwide network of over 31,000 alumni who demonstrate the vital role artists and designers play in today’s society.

Beyond facts and figures, what is the spirit of this community? Through a cross-disciplinary curriculum of studio-based learning and rigorous study in the liberal arts, RISD students are encouraged to develop their own personal creative processes, but they are united by one guiding principle: in order to create, one must question. In cultivating expansive and elastic thinking, RISD seeks to activate a critical exchange that empowers artists, designers and scholars to generate and challenge the ideas that shape our world. RISD’s mission, at both the college and museum, is not only to educate students and the public in the creation and appreciation of works of art and design, but to transmit that knowledge and make global contributions. Visit risd.edu to learn more.

RISD contact : Jaime Marland Senior Director, Public Relations / RISD [email protected] 401 427-6954

Viking ship makes stop at Bowen's Wharf in Newport

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Newport officials announced that a Viking ship is docked at Bowen’s Wharf before it makes its way to Norway. (WJAR)

NEWPORT, R.I. (WJAR) — Newport officials announced that a Viking ship is docked at Bowen’s Wharf before it makes its way to Norway.

The Draken Harald Hårfagre, which claims to be the world's largest Viking ship to be sailing in modern times, is making a stop in Newport before heading home, city officials said.

"It was a once in a lifetime experience. There’s a historic thing to it, and also the sailing thing to it. Because sailing on this is unlike anything sailing on another ship," Peder Jacoessom, who sailed in the ship told NBC 10. "Everything is oak, built traditionally. If you go aboard, you just feel it, it’s an incredibly built ship."

The ship has been at the Mystic Seaport Museum for the past seven years.

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City officials said the floating classroom will leave Newport this weekend.

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