State Government Press Releases

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06/24/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will join Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) to kick off a new fishing camp next week at Rocky Point State Park. Fifty Rhode Island children will participate in the free,
06/24/2016
PROVIDENCE - With high temperatures and dry weather conditions forecast for the state over the next week, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising residents to use extra caution in or near forested areas impacted by the recent caterpillar infestation; these...
06/21/2016
Part of national campaign to curb impaired boating PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will join partners across the country this weekend for the annual Operation Dry Water campaign - a national crackdown on impaired boating. DEM's Division of Law...
06/20/2016
PROVIDENCE-The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announced today a team of Rhode Island-based wastewater treatment operators has won the regional "Operator Challenge" contest. The challenge - which tests operators' knowledge and instinct in wastewater collection and treatment -...
06/20/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the first batch of mosquitoes trapped and tested this season for West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are negative. In order to monitor disease in Rhode Island, DEM traps mosquitoes...
06/15/2016
Join Warwick shellfisherman to experience work life on the Bay PROVIDENCE - As part of her continued effort to support the growth of Rhode Island's local food economy and celebrate the state's fishing heritage, Governor Gina Raimondo and her family will join Mayor Scott Avedisian and DEM...
06/14/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting tours of its Lafayette Fish Hatchery this weekend. The event, part of the state's Great Outdoors Pursuit, will include fishing demonstrations and kids' crafts. WHEN: Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...
06/14/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkey hens - both with brood and without - to help with research efforts. The Department is currently evaluating the state's wild turkey population which is estimated at 3,...
06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE As part of its continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced $600,000 will be available to help local farmers "green" their operations and benefit from the related energy and cost savings. The new...
06/07/2016
Host Camping Trip at Pulaski State Park as part of state's Great Outdoors Pursuit PROVIDENCE - As part of her continued efforts to promote healthy habits and outdoor recreation in Rhode Island, Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today...