Charlestown Citizens Alliance - February 1, 2018

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Charlestown Remains Connected To The Forests of Burrillville

Charlestown Remains Connected To The Forests of Burrillville

Now that the Narragansett Tribe and Invenergy have terminated their contract to truck water from Tribal land in Charlestown to Burrillville to cool the turbines of Invenergy’s proposed power plant in the forest of that town, Charlestown has lost its intervenor status. That is great news for the wetlands of the Indian Cedar Swamp and for anyone who lives or travels in the path of the proposed tanker truck caravan. Yet despite escaping this threat to our local roads and wetlands, Charlestown remains connected to the forests of Burrillville in several important ways.

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Frosty Drew Nature Center Owl Prowl

Frosty Drew Nature Center Owl Prowl

When: Saturday February 3rd - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Meet at Frosty Drew Nature Center, 62 Park Lane, Ninigret Park
Cost: Members Free, Nonmembers $5 per family (pay at the door)
Pre-registration for Owl Prowl: Email naturalist@frostydrew.org or call 401-859-1450

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Community Artists Program - Suze Sward

Community Artists Program - Suze Sward

Charlestown artist Susan Sward combines her love of nature with her skill in painting to create a series of nature studies reminiscent of Victorian scientific journals. There will be an Art Reception for Suze Sward on Sunday, February 18, 1 - 3 pm at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center.

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Early New England Ice Harvesting - Mark Your Calendars

Early New England Ice Harvesting - Mark Your Calendars

When: Tuesday, February 20 at 7:00 pm
Where: Quonochontaug Grange, 5664 Post Road, Charlestown (map in post)
What: The Quonochontaug Historical Society is presenting a lecture “Early New England Ice Harvesting”.

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Public Input Needed Before Updating Hazard Mitigation Plan

Public Input Needed Before Updating Hazard Mitigation Plan

Charlestown's Emergency Management Agency has scheduled two public outreach meetings to get public input on updating of hazards, mitigation goals, strategies and actions for the Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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Check the CCA Events Calendar for more to do in Charlestown, or explore Charlestown using our Guide to Recreation/Conservation Areas.

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