A partnership between Salve Regina University and several Newport Public Schools, “Ecology Comes Alive” is an illustrative example of a PFS mini-grant in action. Dr. Kathleen Knickerson, a professor in Salve’s Education Department, and several 4th grade teachers in a local Newport school utilized the PFS mini-grant to bring in fresh materials from the Narraganset Bay in an interactive ecology science unit.

To read more about this partnership, visit our Partnerships page.