Meet Corrie Heinz, the owner/operator at Pond and Beyond Kayak on Block Island. She is a native of Block Island with a passion for the outdoors and the natural world. She considers herself a generalized naturalist who is enthusiastic to share her knowledge and love of thriving marine ecosystem of the Great Salt Pond. Corrie studied Environmental Management at the University of Rhode Island in the 90s and went on to support numerous conservation efforts on the island including volunteer work with the the Block Island Conservancy, the Committee for the Great Salt Pond and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In 2008 she received the Bayberry Wreath Award recognizing her commitment to preservation and determined efforts to protect the waters and surrounding habitats.

Since owning Pond and Beyond Kayak, Corrie’s passion has evolved to creating fun and informative kayak tours for all ages and abilities. Her mission is to promote the island’s unique and special environment through sharing her knowledge and excitement via the on water experience.

For more information about Corrie and Pond & Beyond, check out our feature on Block Island.


Corrie Heinz
Pond and Beyond Kayak
P.O. Box 1586
Block Island, RI 02807

Business location:
216 Ocean Avenue (corner of Ocean and West Side Road)
Block Island, RI 02807

Phone/ text: 401.578.2773
Email: blockislandkayak@gmail.com




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