State Government Press Releases

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09/16/2015
Popular program filled to capacity during four sessions offered this summer PROVIDENCE - About 30 adults and children will spend a late summer afternoon today at Spink's Neck Beach in North Kingstown, where they will learn to dig for quahogs and see chefs prepare the freshly-harvested shellfish...
09/16/2015
Leafy green vegetables and herbs sold under the brand "Boston Greens" will be grown in a mineral-nutrient water solution, with no soil, in this new commercial greenhouse PROVIDENCE - Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will participate in a ribbon-cutting event for a new...
09/15/2015
Test Results Not Unexpected, but Serve as Reminder for Public to Protect Themselves Against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) announce that a sample of mosquitoes collected on September 8 in southern...
09/14/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife, in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, will offer a youth waterfowl training workshop from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 20 at the Division's Great Swamp Field Headquarters in West Kingston. The workshop...
09/08/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 178 mosquito pools, or samples, from 39 traps set statewide on August 24 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 188 pools collected from 35 traps set on August 31...
09/08/2015
Providence, Rhode Island, September 8, 2015 - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide in Rhode Island during the afternoon and into the evening hours on Tuesday. A very hot and humid air mass with west to...
09/03/2015
DEM's Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold several fishing programs this fall. Hosted by the Division's Aquatic Resource Education program, the programs include introductory workshops on freshwater fly-fishing and saltwater fly-fishing, as well as a series of fly-tying classes. Pre-registration...
09/03/2015
Second Annual "A Day in the Park" to be held Sunday at Johnston Memorial Park PROVIDENCE Environmental police officers from the Department of Environmental Management will demonstrate how to properly fit children for life jackets and provide boating safety information to patrons at the...
09/01/2015
The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, in cooperation with the RI Fruit Growers Association, will host Rhode Island's apple harvest kick-off on Wednesday, September 2. The fourth Apple Harvest Day will focus attention on the state's apple industry and the fresh...
09/01/2015
The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 239 mosquito pools, or samples, from 45 traps set statewide on August 12 and August 17 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 178 pools collected from 39 traps set...