State Government Press Releases

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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....
04/05/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising Rhode Islanders that with the beginning of spring, they are likely to see an increase in coyote sightings as adult coyotes enter the pup-rearing season and begin to search for food for their litters. DEM reminds residents to...
04/01/2021
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the RI Tree Council, RI Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation, is providing 1,000 free trees to Rhode Island residents this spring. Now in its 12th season, the program helps Rhode...
03/31/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that as a result of improved water level and access conditions, three additional fishing areas will be stocked this week in advance of the April 7th opening of trout fishing season. They include: - Lake Tiogue, Coventry -
03/31/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding Rhode Islanders to remove potential food sources from their properties as black bears emerge from hibernation. Black bears are generally shy and will avoid interactions with humans. Until their natural food sources...
03/26/2021
PROVIDENCE Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced $35,000 in Produce Safety Improvement Grants for seven projects that help farmers and food producers implement food safety practices and comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (...
03/22/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that permits for the spring turkey hunting season will be available beginning April 1. Hunters are encouraged to purchase their permit online at www.dem.ri.gov/huntfish. The 2021 spring turkey season will be...