State Government Press Releases

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03/16/2017
PROVIDENCE -The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today a series of free fly-tying workshops, beginning next week, at public libraries in Middletown, Little Compton and Portsmouth. The classes, designed for beginning and intermediate fly-tiers ages 10 and older,...
03/13/2017
PROVIDENCE – Quahog Week is just around the corner, and organizers are preparing for a week full of delicious food from local eateries and markets and fun events. On Saturday, March 25, the week will conclude with a special Official Beer of the Clam wrap party. This free event will take place at...
03/13/2017
Projects create 10+ new miles of bikeway, improve connections and safety across the network PROVIDENCE - As part of continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, Governor Gina Raimondo, along with First Gentleman Andy Moffit and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental...
03/09/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising residents of increased fire danger today for all of Rhode Island. Residents are advised to be cautious when disposing of wood, coal stove, and fireplace ashes. The National Weather Service issued a special...
03/09/2017
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will begin preparations for a study of anadromous river herring in the Blackstone River today. The telemetry study, which will track fish...
03/08/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Divisions of Law Enforcement and Fish & Wildlife will be at this weekend's New England Saltwater Fishing Show (Booth 114 and 115), offering saltwater fishing licenses and information on boating safety and education courses.
03/07/2017
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and its partners will kick off the Second Annual Rhode Island Quahog Week with a special launch event later this month. Quahog Week, which runs March 20 – 25, highlights the importance of Rhode Island's wild harvest shellfish to...
03/02/2017
Public invited to discuss plans, ask questions, share concerns with DEM at March 9th forum PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it will hold a community meeting on the planned Natural Resources & Visitors Center at Arcadia...
03/01/2017
PROVIDENCE –The Rhode Island Departments of Environmental Management (DEM) and Health (RIDOH) today announced that areas of Rhode Island Sound, lower Narragansett Bay south of the Newport Pell and Jamestown Verrazzano Bridges, and lower Sakonnet River will be closed to shellfish harvesting...
02/20/2017
PROVIDENCE - Quahog Week, which made its debut last year, returns March 20 - March 25, 2017. The week-long celebration highlights the importance of Rhode Island's wild harvest shellfish to the state's history, traditions, and economy. As part of the week, participating restaurants and markets will...