# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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09/28/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin stocking trout in freshwaters across Rhode Island from Friday, Oct. 1, to Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, for the fall fishing season a popular time for recreational fishing. "With crisp clear weather and lighter...
09/28/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it has partnered with RI.gov to bring point-of sale payments to the 2022 placards for State Parking Lot G, the long-term parking lot at the Port of Galilee. Placards for Rhode Island residents are $150,
09/24/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that Meshanticut Pond in Meshanticut State Park, Cranston, will receive a treatment to control infestations of invasive weeds including variable water milfoil, algae, fanwort, and sacred lotus next...
09/17/2021
PROVIDENCE Governor Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce today that $4 million in outdoor recreation matching grants is available to help local municipalities and Native American tribes acquire, develop, or renovate outdoor recreational facilities in their...
09/16/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Congressional Delegation and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announce that commercial fishing and charter/for hire businesses, qualified aquaculture operators, seafood processors, and dealers are eligible to apply for an additional $255 million...
09/16/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is issuing the following statement regarding the death of George Wein. Mr. Wein, 95, created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 and the Newport Folk Festival in 1959. The festivals play at Fort Adams State Park, which is...
09/10/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the most recent round of testing by RIDOH State Health Laboratories has confirmed one new positive isolation (finding) of West Nile Virus (WNV) collected Aug. 30 from a trap in Johnston. DEM collected 82 pools (...
09/10/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the most recent round of testing by RIDOH State Health Laboratories has confirmed one new positive isolation (finding) of West Nile Virus (WNV) collected Aug. 30 from a trap in Johnston. DEM collected 82 pools (...
09/08/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the RI Tree Council, RI Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation, is providing 1,000 free trees to Rhode Island residents this autumn. Now in its 13th season, the program helps Rhode Islanders...
09/07/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising paddlers and anglers to use caution and wear a life jacket to help ensure they enjoy a safe boating experience. Over Labor Day weekend, DEM's Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) responded to several rescues of...