State Government Press Releases

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10/08/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Parks and Recreation invites Rhode Islanders to a fun-filled, family festival at Burlingame State Park and Campground in Charlestown on Sunday, October 13. The Burlingame Family Festival will be held from 11 AM to 5 PM and...
10/04/2019
PROVIDENCE Although the forecast of the season's first frost advisory tonight with temperatures falling into the mid-30s is welcome news, the state Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are reminding Rhode Islanders that the risk of mosquito-...
09/23/2019
PROVIDENCE The second round of aerial mosquito treatments that state officials announced last week will likely begin either Tuesday night or Wednesday night this week, depending on weather conditions. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (...
09/13/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, will offer a youth waterfowl orientation and training workshop from 4 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, September 26, at the Great Swamp Field Headquarters in West Kingston. The workshop will provide an...
09/10/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $5 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 communities. The DEM...
09/09/2019
The dispersal of aerial mosquito treatments in four areas that state officials have determined to be at critical risk for the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus will continue Monday night after a successful first phase of the spraying plan Sunday night. On Sunday night and early Monday...
09/09/2019
Favorable weather may allow for the completion of pesticide treatment in two of the four areas that state officials have assessed to be at critical risk for the EEE virus and possibly one more zone. Originating at Quonset State Airport, the first flight took off shortly after 7 PM. The operation...
09/05/2019
Granular larvicide, which kills immature mosquitoes, will be applied in five communities on Thursday, Sept. 5 PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that the state will conduct an aerial "larviciding"...
09/04/2019
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that Wright's Dairy Farm in North Smithfield has been named Rhode Island's 2019 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which DEM is a member. "Wright's Dairy Farm is one...
09/03/2019
Registration opens today for popular Energy-Saving Trees Program, which helps Rhode Islanders save energy and money PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation, the RI Tree Council, and the RI Nursery and Landscape...