State Government Press Releases

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08/06/2013
Tomatoes, Corn, Summer Squash, Peaches, Blueberries and Early McIntosh Apples among Locally-Grown Items Currently Featured at Farmers' Markets PROVIDENCE - An abundance of locally-grown produce, meats and seafood is now available for purchase at farmers' markets and roadside stands throughout...
08/05/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 163 mosquito pools, or samples, from 33 traps set statewide during the week of July 22 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Throughout the mosquito season, residents...
07/31/2013
Volunteers Needed to Help with Tree Surveys at Browning Mill Pond, Otis Farm Preserve, and Goddard Memorial State Park PROVIDENCE - Through a cooperative effort with the USDA and Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), the Department of Environmental Management will conduct tree...
07/30/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife announces the launch of its 2015 Wildlife Action Plan (WAP) revision process. Over the next two years, DEM and its partners will work with wildlife experts and other key stakeholders throughout the state and...
07/29/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 214 mosquito pools, or samples, from 33 traps set statewide during the week of July 15 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Throughout the mosquito season, residents...
07/26/2013
Those with Current Conditional Certification Must Also Take Test Those with Current Conditional Certification Must Also Take Test PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Parks and Recreation will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification tests,...
07/25/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that in conjunction with Governor Chafee's Bay Day, all Rhode Islanders and visitors can fish in Rhode Island saltwaters without a saltwater fishing license on Sunday, July 28. Free saltwater fishing for anglers is just one of...
07/25/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management and the RI Agricultural Council announce that Bailey Brook Farm in East Greenwich has been named Rhode Island's 2013 Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee. Winning dairy farmers from each New England...
07/25/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that the East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail will be reopened to vehicle traffic beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, July 26. The reopening of the trail will provide access to the campground and back track trail. The sand...
07/22/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 180 mosquito pools, or samples, from 33 traps set statewide during the week of July 8 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Throughout the mosquito season, residents are...