SNEP Network News and Stories

SNEP Network News

Throughout the year, we send out news updates 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 . 

2023 Stormwater Innovation Center Annual Report

The 2023 Stormwater Innovation Center (SIC) Annual Report is now available! The Stormwater Innovation Center (SIC) conducts research, develops trainings and outreach on stormwater best practices focusing especially on green infrastructure. Created in 2020 as a collaboration between the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, the City of Providence Parks Department

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Climate Resilience Planning with Aquidneck Island Communities 

With support from the SNEP Network, the Town of Middletown, RI has developed a Climate Resiliency Planning and Financing Strategy that will serve as a roadmap on how to prioritize and finance resilience-focused capital infrastructure projects and associated programs. With this strategy, the Town of Middletown is positioned to advance their climate resilience goals

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Visualizing the Connections Between Environmental Organizations

The Stewardship Mapping and Assessment Project (Stew-MAP) was conducted in the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) region, as a part of the larger stormwater and habitat restoration efforts of the Southeast New England Program Network. The purpose of the StewMap project was to better understand the organizations dynamics of  environmental

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EPA awards $4.6 million for coastal communities in Rhode Island

SNEP hosts press event at project site: “Waterfront Access & Green Infrastructure at Public Street for the S. Providence Green Justice Zone”. From Left to Right (Tom Ardito – Restore America’s Estuaries, Sue Kiernan – Administrator of the DEM Office of Water Resources, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Brett

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SNEP Network hosts grant funding workshops in MA and RI

The SNEP Network recently held two grant funding workshops to highlight key funding opportunities for water quality and climate resilience projects in Southeast Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The first of these workshops, “Funding Nature Based Community Resilience in Southeastern Massachusetts” was held on March 13 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. The workshop featured a

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SNEP Network’s Year in Review: 2022

The SNEP Program Year in Review: 2022 EPA’s Region 1’s Southeast New England Program is a multi-faceted program with many key partners. SNEP has published the third annual Year in Review summary document, Year in Review: 2022, which includes contributions from the SNEP Watershed Implementation Grants (SWIG) program, the SNEP

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