State Government Press Releases

Page 10 of 24
12/17/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management reports that winter moth adult males are now in flight searching for flightless females with which to mate. These non-native invasive pests were first discovered in Rhode Island in 2004. DEM has received reports of them being found throughout...
12/17/2013
PROVIDENCE Rhode Island State Veterinarian Scott Marshall, DVM has been named Veterinarian of the Year by the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association (RIVMA). Dr. Marshall, who works in the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, was presented with the award at RIVMA'
12/11/2013
Public Advised to Vaccinate Their Horses and Pets and Stay Away from Wildlife PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has received positive confirmation of rabies in a dead gray fox that was found in East Greenwich and submitted for testing on December 10. The dead animal was...
12/02/2013
Proposed Changes Would Allow for More Flexibility for Small Businesses in Managing Their Hazardous Waste and Unused Paint PROVIDENCE -The Department of Environmental Management will hold an informational workshop and a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Rules and Regulations for...
12/02/2013
Nominations Will Be Accepted Through Friday, December 20 PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management is seeking nominations for membership on the newly-created Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Advisory Committee. The Committee was established to advise and assist the Department...
11/25/2013
Grant Applications Will be Accepted Until 4 p.m. on Friday, December 6 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that due to the Thanksgiving holiday, it has extended the deadline for the submission of recreation acquisition and development grants to 4 p.m. on Friday,...
11/22/2013
Visit the Farmers' Markets to Shop for Rhode Island-Grown and Produced Produce, Poultry, Meats and Seafood to Serve as Part of Your Thanksgiving Meal PROVIDENCE Rhode Islanders now have seven winter farmers' markets available throughout the state where they can purchase a wide variety of...
11/21/2013
Beautiful Illustrations and Descriptions of Fish Species and their Habitats Make This Book a Perfect Holiday Gift for Anglers and Nature Enthusiasts PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces the publication of Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a beautiful book depicting the...
11/20/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and the Rhode Island State Police are advising motorists to be alert for deer crossing roadways, particularly at dawn and dusk. The deer mating season is currently underway and will continue...
11/12/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management is advising the public that the headquarters for its Division of Parks and Recreation and the warehouse and service center for the Bureau of Natural Resources have been relocated to 1100 Tower Hill Road in North Kingstown. DEM acquired the 4....