State Government Press Releases

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12/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that access on three sections of the East Bay Bike Path in Warren will be limited starting Dec. 12 so that Rhode Island Energy can trim trees to allow clearance for powerlines along the path. From 8 AM to...
12/06/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield, Blackamore Pond in Cranston, and Larkin Pond in South Kingstown. The advisory...
12/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will welcome Governor Dan McKee, Treasurer Seth Magaziner, members of the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation, leaders of environmental advocacy organizations, and local, state, and federal partners in an event on Monday, Dec. 5,...
12/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that it will be stocking Carbuncle Pond with Atlantic Sebago salmon and rainbow trout on Dec. 7, after receiving confirmation that the Coventry waterbody meets recreational water quality standards set by the...
12/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – With the region's temperature cooling and snowfall likely in the coming weeks, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding businesses, households, community groups, and state and local government agencies to begin preparations for snow disposal. DEM...
11/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds Rhode Islanders that solid, fluorescent orange must be worn in all state management areas and undeveloped state parks during the designated hunting seasons. Throughout shotgun deer season, which opens on Saturday,
11/25/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds Rhode Island food, fishers, and farm businesses of November 30th deadline to apply for the nearly $700,000 in Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) programming funding to help new and existing food businesses grow and...
11/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op are encouraging individuals and families to opt for a healthier way to spend Black Friday; one that reconnects them with nature by spending time outdoors. Rhode Island's...
11/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI –The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it will temporarily reopen the entrance to the parking lot at East Matunuck State Beach in South Kingstown to the public beginning Dec. 15, marking a pause in an improvement project to construct a new...
11/18/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op are encouraging individuals and families to opt for a healthier way to spend Black Friday; one that reconnects them with nature by spending time outdoors. Rhode Island's...