State Government Press Releases

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01/25/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) salutes Aquatic Resource Education Coordinator Kimberly Sullivan of DEM's Division of Fish & Wildlife, this year's recipient of the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association's (RIEEA) Environmental Education Award.
01/22/2019
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. Wild game dishes featured at a recent class include Addieville Fields pheasant (at left) and...
01/16/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is re-opening the area of the Upper Narragansett Bay which was closed to shellfish harvesting in August 2018 following a sewage overflow in Warwick. Beginning at sunrise tomorrow Thursday, January 17, the waters of Upper...
01/16/2019
Several thousand hatchery-raised rainbow and brook trout are going into ponds in Burrillville, North Kingstown, Portsmouth, and Richmond PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island this week with several thousand brook and...
01/15/2019
Nationally, RI ranks 1st in visitors per acre but 47th in state spending per visit. "We have a real opportunity to celebrate, invest in, and preserve our parks so they continue to increase value to Rhode Island, encourage healthy living across communities, and provide a backdrop for sharing...
01/08/2019
PROVIDENCE Environmental police officers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) will offer safe boating tips to the public at the Rhode Island Boat Show this weekend. The boat show kicks off tomorrow, Friday, January 4, at the Rhode...
01/08/2019
DEM ACCEPTING COMMENTS ON NEW DRAFT STORMWATER GENERAL PERMIT Public hearing on the draft general permit set for January 10 PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is in the process of reissuing its Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for stormwater...
01/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is in the process of reissuing its Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for storm water discharges associated with industrial activities and will hold a public hearing on the draft permit this week. The public may comment at...
01/03/2019
PROVIDENCE Environmental police officers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) will offer safe boating tips to the public at the Rhode Island Boat Show this weekend. The boat show kicks off tomorrow, Friday, January 4, at the Rhode...
12/21/2018
Definitive, illustrated book cataloguing RI's 70+ freshwater fish species would appeal to anglers, nature lovers, scientists, and students PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a comprehensive illustrated book...