Susan Unger and Megan Kane brought 24 fourth graders from St. Peter School to Salter Grove on Friday, May 12 to observe and draw wild animals and plants in their respective habitats. Small groups of students fanned out into the different habitats of the park supervised by their teachers, and FoSG members Peter Becker, Michael Jarvis, and Marina Wong.
“One student said that it was the best field trip he ever had because he was free to explore anywhere he wanted.”
Access to the popular Salter Grove breakwater for sightseeing and fishing remains an important feature for park visitors.
The results of our survey are in and it’s clear that concerned citizens and park visitors want safer access to the breakwater and an improved playground at George B. Salter Memorial Grove! Learn more about the results below:
A photo from the April 13, 2017 FOSG neighborhood meeting.
First of all, thank you to everyone who attended our first neighborhood meeting on Thursday, April 13 at the Pilgrim Senior Center in Warwick. We were honored to present our goals to everyone and hear from neighbors about their concerns for the present and future state of Salter Grove. We are still busy getting all of the views expressed in order; in the meantime, we ask you to please fill out a brief survey if you have not done so already. Your important ideas will be taken into consideration as we plan the next steps for Salter Grove!
The survey will close on Friday, April 21. CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY
Attention Salter Grove neighbors! You are invited to offer your input on plans to improve George B. Salter Memorial Grove at a meeting on Thursday, April 13 from 7:00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. at the Pilgrim Senior Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to give your feedback on the following:
• Playground use and equipment upgrade
• Safe access to the breakwater
• Parking lot placement plans
• Any other concerns or ideas you have about the park
Soft drinks, coffee, and snacks will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!
Also we ask you to please take a moment to fill out a brief survey about your concerns regarding Salter Grove. Your participation will help us show neighborhood support! CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY (Note: survey will end on April 21.)
The Senior Center is next to the Pilgrim High School athletic field with ample parking.
Click here for directions.
Deb Pratt from Save the Bay with 500 lbs of trash removed from park grounds on Sunday, March 26.
Sunday brought another successful and productive cleanup at Salter Grove! Although it drizzled a little it didn’t stop all the awesome volunteers who showed up from collecting over 500 pounds (506, to be exact) of trash from park grounds, including the parking area, causeway, breakwater, and along Narragansett Parkway. Thanks to Deb from Save The Bay for hosting the event!
The footbridge on the causeway at Salter Grove was washed away in 2012 and crossings now pose a potential safety hazard.
Access to and from the Salter Grove breakwater, which is very popular with fishermen and picnicking families, should become safer. A new footbridge is planned to replace that washed away by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.