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State Government Press Releases

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04/30/2021
PROVIDENCE Governor Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Tree Council, National Grid, and the City of East Providence held a special Arbor Day celebration today at Hull Street Park in East Providence. Fifteen evergreen and shade...
04/30/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2, are Free Fishing Days in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders and visitors alike can fish in the state's freshwaters on both days for all species of freshwater fish, without a fishing license...
04/23/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold two virtual public hearings next month on proposed regulations related to the Division of Fish & Wildlife. Due to the Covid-19 emergency, which prevents the Department from holding public meetings in-person, this public...
04/22/2021
PROVIDENCE This week, as Rhode Island joins the world in marking the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reflecting on the progress Rhode Island has made in protecting our state's natural resources from Narragansett Bay to local waters and green...
04/19/2021
PROVIDENCE During Earth Week, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to be intentional in taking small but purposeful steps to live more sustainably. Taken together, the simple behavioral changes that we can all make each day at home, on the road, at work...
04/15/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold virtual public hearings this month on proposed fee changes for daily parking at Misquamicut State Beach and Lot G in the Port of Galilee. Due to the Covid-19 emergency, which prevents the Department from holding...
04/15/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that more than $160,000 in funding under the Local Agriculture & Seafood Act (LASA) grant program is available for projects that support the growth, development, and marketing of local food and seafood in Rhode Island. The...
04/14/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the second round of spring trout stocking in Rhode Island ponds and lakes will take place next week. Popular and heavily fished areas will be restocked. Also, due to improved conditions, three additional fishing areas...
04/09/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is actively recruiting qualified lifeguards, groundskeepers, facilities attendants and other key staff to fill seasonal employment positions at state beaches, parks, and campgrounds during the 2021 recreation season. Rhode...
04/06/2021
PROVIDENCE With the trout fishing season opening on Wednesday, April 7, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding anglers particularly those fishing from a boat to exercise personal safety precautions while in pursuit of their first trout of the season....