State Government Press Releases

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06/11/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces the permanent protection of 43 acres of forested land in Charlestown for public recreational access. The property consists of a mix of pine and deciduous upland forest with some small wetland areas including two small streams....
06/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold an extended public hearing later this month to gather public comment on the draft air quality permit for the proposed Clear River Energy Center in Burrillville. Although the overall decision on siting and building...
06/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a series of recreational clamming workshops this summer. The workshops, led by DEM's Aquatic Resource Education (ARE) program, are opportunities for participants to learn how to dig for clams and the management strategies...
06/05/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it is hosting a fly-fishing clinic, an evening fly-fishing event for intermediate/advanced anglers on the Wood River, and a series of free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers this summer.
06/05/2019
PROVIDENCE Keenly intelligent, extraordinarily adaptable, and willing to eat almost any available food whether natural, including small animals, birds, insects, and fruits; scavenged roadkill; or easily obtainable human-provided sources such as garbage, pet food, birdseed, and compost Rhode...
06/04/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkey hens both with a brood of baby turkeys and without to help with research efforts. Currently, DEM is evaluating the state's wild turkey population, which is...
06/04/2019
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will distribute mosquito larvicide to communities today to help control mosquito populations statewide. WHEN: Tuesday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Building #75, East Farm; University of Rhode Island Route 108,...
06/03/2019
PROVIDENCE The RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) announce a free seminar that will explore issues related to the liability of redeveloping and reusing polluted industrial...
06/02/2019
PROVIDENCE The Beach More, Wait Less campaign that the RI Department of Environmental Management has launched to spur online and advance sales of season beach passes and reduce waits at beach entrances is working. DEM sold 1,700 season passes before Memorial Day weekend in 2019 versus 370 season...
05/31/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is cautioning the public not to assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued. For example, a fawn lying on the ground hidden in grass or brush should not be considered abandoned; it should be left alone.