State Government Press Releases

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04/13/2022
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the City of Warwick, now has new permanent fencing near the Larry Mouradjian Fishing Pier at Rocky Point State Park through a DEM recreation grant to the City of Warwick. Part of the DEM grant will also...
04/08/2022
PROVIDENCE With the trout fishing season opening on Saturday, April 9, 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. Anyone...
04/06/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is pleased to announce that Opening Day of trout season is back to its regular, pre-COVID schedule, with over 100 freshwater locations stocked, including the children's ponds, on Saturday, April 9, 2022. DEM's Division of Fish and...
04/04/2022
PROVIDENCE Spring has arrived and the Department of Environmental Management's (DEM) Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) has another season of programs scheduled to connect Rhode Islanders with the outdoors and natural resources. From counting herring during their annual spring migration to...
04/04/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has postponed its #NationalWalkingDay walk at Lincoln Woods State Park originally planned for Wednesday, April 6 until April 20 due to rainstorms in the forecast. The rain date walk will be from 5:30-7:30 PM. The event is for all...
04/04/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and RI Agricultural Lands Preservation Commission (ALPC) announce the sale of 10 acres of protected farmland in South Kingstown to Kingston Farm Properties, operated by Albert Brandon of Brandon Family Farms. This parcel is the first...
04/01/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is inviting Rhode Islanders to get healthy and outside on #NationalWalkingDay by joining DEM on a walk at Lincoln Woods State Park April 6 from 5:30-7:30 PM. The event is for all ages and physical abilities. It will be the first event...
04/01/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing today that total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Rhode Island grew by 8.18% between 2017 and 2018, according to an analysis of the state's 2018 GHG inventory conducted by DEM air quality specialists. This uptick carries...
03/31/2022
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing today that none of the bids that were submitted describing plans to redevelop the property occupied by the former Lighthouse Inn in the state Port of Galilee were deemed to be viable by a review team, and DEM...
03/30/2022
PROVIDENCE -- The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that spring wild turkey hunting permits go on sale Friday, April 1, for the youth, paraplegic, and public season. The 2022 seven-day youth turkey hunting season (ages 12-15) is open from April 18 through April 24.