State Government Press Releases

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12/30/2015
Some 1,400 hatchery-raised trout stocked in ponds and rivers throughout state PROVIDENCE - Just in time for the winter fishing season, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with some 1,400 brown and brook trout. "We hope families...
12/30/2015
Guided nature tour kicks off at noon from Kelly House in Lincoln as part of National First Day Hikes Event PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a guided walking tour of the Blackstone River State Park and Bike Way, on New Year's Day. The three-...
12/28/2015
RI residents 16+ encouraged to apply for positions at parks, beaches around the state PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is now accepting applications for seasonal employment at state parks, beaches and campgrounds across the state. Various positions are...
12/23/2015
Funded projects promote economic growth, create jobs, and revitalize communities PROVIDENCE - As part of a continued focus on economic growth and putting people back to work in Rhode Island, Governor Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) today to...
12/21/2015
Conditional Area A Will Reopen at Noon on December 18 CONDITIONAL SHELLFISH AREA A IN UPPER NARRAGANSETT BAY NOW OPEN PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Conditional Area A in Upper Narragansett Bay is now open to shellfishing - four days earlier than...
12/21/2015
More than 80 percent of the island now protected for environmental conservation PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and Prudence Conservancy,...
12/17/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is holding a special ceremony today to mark construction on a new "green" beach pavilion at Lincoln Woods State Park. Lincoln Woods, located just outside the Providence metro area, is one of Rhode Island's most popular state parks,
12/04/2015
Current Narragansett Police Chief Assumes Mantle Next Month PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announced today Dean Hoxsie, the current Chief of the Narragansett Police Department, has been hired to lead its Division of Law Enforcement, effective next month....
11/05/2015
A Total of $244,109 Will Be Invested to Support Specialty Crop Production and Sales in Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announced today the award of farm viability grants to six Rhode Island-based groups working to support local farmers; the grants, totaling $...
10/20/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Law Enforcement would like to speak with anyone who has pertinent information or video related to a fatal boating collision that occurred last month in the waters off Westerly near Napatree Point. On September 22, 2015,...