State Government Press Releases

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06/13/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will conduct a controlled burn of 20 acres of Nicholas Farm Wildlife Management Area in Coventry this week. The burn, conducted over three days, will help control underbrush as well as enhance wildlife habitat and support...
06/12/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will once again reach UNHEALTHY levels during the afternoon and late into the evening on Tuesday, June 13. The alert is being issued for Kent, Bristol, Washington, and Newport counties. Favorable...
06/12/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will once again reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and late into the evening on Monday, June 12. The very warm weather along with favorable conditions for ozone formation will...
06/10/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and late into the evening on Sunday, June 11. The very warm weather along with favorable conditions for ozone formation will result in...
06/09/2017
Six-member team coached by graduates, trainers of DEM's Wastewater Management Bootcamp PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today a local team of wastewater treatment plant operators won the 2017 Operations Challenge, hosted by the New England...
06/07/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today released findings of a recent traffic study conducted in the vicinity of the planned Arcadia Natural Resources & Visitors Center on Arcadia Road in the Arcadia Management Area. The study, performed by the...
06/02/2017
PROVIDENCE - As campers and other vacationers prepare for their upcoming getaways, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is urging residents to inspect their vehicles and equipment to be sure they are not inadvertently transporting gypsy moth caterpillars to and from other...
06/02/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkey hens both with brood and without to help with research efforts. The Department is currently evaluating the state's wild turkey population which is estimated at 3,...
06/01/2017
PROVIDENCE -The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it is hosting a series of free fishing fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers and a fly-fishing clinic this month. WHAT: Free Fly-Tying Workshops WHEN: Monday,...
05/30/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with partners to offer guided hiking tours this weekend as part of National Trails Day. The tours are eligible activities for the Department's annual Great Outdoors Pursuit. Now in its ninth season, the...