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State Government Press Releases

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05/20/2022
PROVIDENCE Continuing a practice it began several years ago, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it has opened two state surf beaches Scarborough North and Roger Wheeler, both located in Narragansett before the traditional start of the summer...
05/20/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be stocking more than 20 freshwaters across Rhode Island with hatchery-raised trout before Memorial Day weekend, a popular time for recreational fishing. On May 19, DEM's Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW)...
05/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing today that the Edward S. Payne overlook and Mohegan Bluffs staircase on Block Island will be closed to the public due to repairs on the staircase beginning May 23. DEM is partnering with the Town of New...
05/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that seasonal shellfish area closures will take effect at sunrise on Saturday, May 28, and will remain in place until Tuesday, Oct. 11. Consistent with federal requirements, DEM announces changes in shellfish...
05/18/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the awarding of $4.1 million in matching grants to 13 municipalities to develop or renovate local outdoor recreational facilities. Perennially, the "rec grant"
05/18/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the awarding of $4.1 million in matching grants to 13 municipalities to develop or renovate local outdoor recreational facilities. Perennially, the "rec grant"...
05/17/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Environmental Police Officers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are teaming up with boating safety advocates across the United States and Canada to promote safe and responsible boating and consistent life jacket wear during National Safe Boating...
05/16/2022
PROVIDENCE With the warmer weather arriving, state public health and environmental officials are urging residents to safely enjoy the outdoors. With a very mild winter in which more ticks than usual have likely survived until spring and with warmer weather and longer days giving people more...
05/13/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding Rhode Islanders to remove potential food sources from their properties as black bears emerge with warmer weather. Bird feeders, unsecured trash cans, livestock feed, and other easily available household and backyard food...
05/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI After a successful pre-kickoff event with Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, and local commercial quahoggers May 10 at the State House, DEM is proud to officially launch its sixth annual Quahog Week. Running from May 15 to May 21, the event promotes the cultural...