2006-02-02 / News

Seal watch tours set for Feb. 11-12

Seal watchers can board M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the winter seals of Narragansett Bay on a Save The Bay Rose Island Seal Watch Cruise. Each cruise includes a lecture by a Save The Bay educator. Binoculars are provided.

Those interested can get to know the furry visitors who make the rocks off Rose Island their winter playground on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. and noon. Cruises depart from Bowen’s Wharf in Newport.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 324-6020.

Send e-mail to Save The Bay at sealtours@savebay.org. Tours run on weekends and during school vacation days through April. The season schedule is available on the Internet at www.savebay.org. Tickets cost $20 per person, $15 for Save The Bay and Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation members, seniors and children 6 to 12 years old.

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