State Government Press Releases

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PROVIDENCE -- The Department of Environmental Management is reporting excellent snow conditions for cross-country skiing at Pulaski Memorial Recreation Area in Glocester. DEM's Division of Parks and Recreation maintains four one-way loop ski trails at Pulaski, ranging from less than one mile to...
Four-Acre Parcel will Enable Creation of Fishing, Boating Access Site on River PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management has acquired four acres of land in Westerly that will enable the creation of an excellent fishing and boating access site on the Pawcatuck River. "The...
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) to engage the services of qualified entities to farm certain parcels of state land. The Department manages numerous parcels of land that were acquired for the benefit of open space preservation,...
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management, in conjunction with the RI Party and Charter Boat Association and the Narragansett Department of Parks and Recreation, helped turn a recent scientific fish monitoring survey into a recreational fishing experience for a family in need. ...
WARWICK Mayor Scott Avedisian and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit are congratulating three individuals Warwick Planning Director William DePasquale, Jr., Senior Planner Daniel Geagan and Lisa Primiano, deputy chief of DEM's Division of Planning and Development ...
PROVIDENCE In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Department of Environmental Management is offering guidance to property owners who need to repair or replace onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) that are located in close proximity to eroding shorelines. In certain areas of the south shore,...
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, announces the permanent protection of 245 acres of forestland in Richmond. Located off Richmond Townhouse Road, behind the Washington County Fairgrounds, the property abuts the Conservancy's 180-...
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management reminds all Rhode Islanders that, for safety reasons, they must wear fluorescent orange when in state management areas during the shotgun deer hunting season, which opens on Saturday, December 1. Hunters are required to wear 500 square...
PROVIDENCE - From South County to Aquidneck Island to the northwest corner of the state, Rhode Islanders now have six winter farmers' markets available where they can purchase a wide variety of locally-grown and produced products. The Department of Environmental Management's Division of...
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is cautioning dog owners about the re-emergence of a dog disease that is now considered rare in Rhode Island. Canine distemper was recently diagnosed in a raccoon on Prudence Island. The raccoon was submitted for testing after Island...