Save The Bay/Audubon Winter Birding Cruise (Westerly)
- Travel & Outdoor
- Viking Marina, Westerly RI
* Tour includes over 20 active and inactive lighthouses!
Responsible tourism is about respecting the environment, learning about regional culture and contributing towards local economy. Save The Bay's lighthouse tours encompass this in both, full-day long(9:00am-4:00pm) cruise of discovering the historic lighthouses of Narragansett Bay. Sail down the West Passage to Newport and return home via the East Passage, including a tour of Rose Island light. Discover the lighthouses that played important role in history of the Bay and are actively assisting in marine navigation. David Kelleher, a Friend of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse and an expert member of the American Lighthouse Foundation, will provide narration. Tour proceeds are used toward educating urban students about the Bay. A part of the proceeds support the restoration of Rose Island and Pomham Rocks Lighthouse. Major portions of the proceeds provide environmental education program services to local urban and underserved schools to build better future stewards of the Bay.
Save The Bay protects, restores and improves the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region, including its watershed and adjacent coastal waters, through an ecosystem-based approach to environmental action; defends the right of the public to use and enjoy the Bay and its surrounding waters; and fosters an ethic of environmental stewardship among people who live in or visit the Narragansett Bay region.