SNEP Network News and Stories

SNEP Network News

Throughout the year, we send out a quarterly news update to our Mailchimp listserv that includes project highlights, articles, events,  upcoming opportunities, and more! Click the links below to read the updates.

SNEP Network Narratives and Articles

In this section, we take a closer look into the projects of the SNEP Network through interviews, local perspectives, and partner collaborations. Click the links below to read the network narratives, partner articles, and announcements . 

The SNEP Network completes Stew-Map research project to better understand existing environmental networks, support capacity building, and foster collaboration

Environmental Stewardship, the practice of caring for and protecting the environment for ecosystem health and human well-being, involves a diverse group of communities and organizations that help steward lands, waters, and the air. Environmental stewardship groups are greatly affected and influenced by their collaborations. These partnerships are critical to accomplish

Read More »

Portsmouth Concludes Innovative Resilience Planning Project Prioritizing Needed Infrastructure Improvements

AUTHOR : THROWE ENVIRONMENTAL This article was originally posted and developed by Throwe Environmental. View here.  Image: Localized flooding at Common Fence Point during Tropical Storm Henri, September 2021. (Jeff Prater/Submitted via MyCoast) By KYLE GRAY and COURTNEY GREENE/Throwe Environmental BRISTOL, R.I. — Well aware of the climate-driven stormwater challenges that the community is already

Read More »

Network Narratives: Tree Trench Guide

In 2020, the City of Providence Parks Department, PSIC, and PSIC partner Audubon Society of Rhode Island applied for, and was awarded engineering support to develop a guide to tree trench design through the SNEP Network’s Call for Participants in 2020.

Read More »

Innovative Resiliency Fund Positions Bourne, MA for Long-Term Climate Preparedness

Image: Low-lying Scraggy Neck Road in the Cataumet neighborhood of Bourne, MA. (Kyle Gray/Throwe Environmental) By COURTNEY GREENE and KYLE GRAY/Throwe Environmental BRISTOL, R.I. — With broad support from community residents, the Town of Bourne, Massachusetts has approved a $150,000 Climate Resiliency and Infrastructure Stabilization Fund to mitigate and/or adapt to the risks posed

Read More »

Network Narratives: Canoe River Aquifer Resilience Project

Within the Taunton River Watershed, the Canoe River Aquifer is a sole-source aquifer co-located within the towns of Easton, Foxborough, Mansfield, Norton, and Sharon, Massachusetts. For more than 50,000 people, it is the only viable source of drinking water. The Canoe River Aquifer was designated an Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) by the state more than 20 years ago, but protecting the watershed heavily relies on local policies and enforcement.

Read More »