State Government Press Releases

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12/11/2019
PROVIDENCE With winter approaching and the season's first snowfall already in the books, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding businesses, community groups, and state and local government agencies to begin preparations for snow disposal. DEM has developed...
12/10/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will offer a wild game cooking class with Chef Andy Lussier of Culinary Connections and Addieville East Farm next month. WHEN: Sunday, January 26, 2020, 12 PM WHERE: DEM Division of Fish &
12/06/2019
For all hunters and management area users, the orange clothing should include a hat and vest worn above the waist and visible in all directions PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds all Rhode Islanders that, for safety reasons, they must wear solid,...
11/25/2019
$5 million available to address flooding, storm surge, wind, and other natural hazards that are expected to increase due to climate change PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) announced today that $5 million...
11/22/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds all Rhode Islanders that, for safety reasons, they must wear solid, daylight fluorescent orange when in State management areas and undeveloped State parks during the shotgun deer hunting season, which opens on...
11/21/2019
Work off those Thanksgiving calories by getting outside and taking a hike at a Rhode Island state park or wildlife management area on November 29. Post a picture for a chance to win prizes from REI. PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with specialty...
11/15/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), in cooperation with the City of Warwick and Save The Bay, will complete a coastal adaptation project at Longmeadow Fishing Access Site later this month. Located in Warwick on the shore of Narragansett Bay, this site is...
11/14/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will offer a free training workshop on small game hunting on Sunday, November 17, from 9 AM to 1 PM at Camp E-Hun-Tee in Exeter. The workshop will provide an overview of small game species and their habitats, rules and...
11/13/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is offering workshops for anglers interested in developing and honing their fly-tying skills. Hosted by the Division of Fish and Wildlife's Aquatic Resource Education Program, the sessions will be held from 7:15 PM to 9:...
11/10/2019
PROVIDENCE An Environmental Police Officer (EPO) discharged his service weapon after being struck and injured by a man on a dirt bike at the Big River Management Area in West Greenwich at about 12:30 PM Saturday, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced. Following the use-of-...