March 20-25 is Quahog Week!

  In honor of this weeklong celebration across the state, The Rhode Island Shellfisherman’s  Association will be visiting the State House on March 21st from 3:30-6:00 to provide information about the cultural and economic value of local shellfisheries. Newly elected legislators will be given the book “Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History” by its […]

Boating Safety Course Required

Important note: If you were born on or after January 1, 1986 you must pass a boating safety course to operate most vessels in Rhode Island. See online links for more information. RI DEM explanation of the requirement: http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/bnatres/enforce/boatreqt.htm Link to the boating course: https://www.boat-ed.com/rhodeisland/

RI Shellfisherman’s Assoc. & Newport Restaurant Group

In collaboration with the Rhode Island Shell Fisherman’s Association, our kitchens are featuring Top Neck Clams all summer long to promote this under-utilized, abundant and sustainable local bivalve. Available at Hemenway’s, The Mooring and TRIO Rhode Island Shell Fisherman’s Association & the Newport Restaurant Group This is a great opportunity for Rhode Island fisherman, the […]