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EarthWatch Rhode Island is a partnership between the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and NBC10 WJAR that features environmental and natural resource topics and the work of DEM staff. DEM provides story ideas, technical information and coordination. NBC10 provides videotaping, editing, final production and air time.

Click here for a list of segments and background information and photos for each segment. EarthWatch videos may be available for purchase from NBC10. Visit for ordering information.

For more information or to suggest story ideas, please call or e-mail Gail Mastrati at 222-4700, extension 2402 or

Date Topic Location
October 15, 2010 Enjoy the Bounty of Products Made with RI Grown Apples Appleland Orchard
135 Smith Avenue, Greenville
July 16, 2010 DEM Asks the Public to be Alert for Signs of Asian Longhorned Beetles Goddard Memorial State Park, Warwick
June 18, 2010 Operation Dry Water Boating Patrols DEM's Wickford Marine Base Facility
150 Fowler Street, North Kingstown
May 21, 2010 Forest Invasive Pest Survey Alton Jones Campus, Office
May 7, 2010 Free Fishing Days This Weekend Lafayette Trout Hatchery, 424 Hatchery Road, North Kingstown
March 5, 2010 Maple Sugaring in RI Spring Hill Sugar House, 522 Gardner Road, Richmond
December 4, 2009 What Hunters and Management Area Users Need to Know to Stay Safe during Hunting Season Arcadia Deer Check Station - Rt 165 in Exeter
November 6, 2009 There's Still Time to Pick Your Own Apples Barden Family Orchard
October 9, 2009 Growing Giant Pumpkins Norman Gansertís Johnston garden
August 28, 2009 DEM Encourages Anglers to Recycle Used Fishing Line to Protect Aquatic Wildlife from Entanglement Wyoming Pond, Hopkinton
August 21, 2009 DEM Conducts Tree Survey to Look for Signs of Asian Longhorned Beetle in Cranston Channel 10 Studios, Kenney Drive, Cranston
June 26, 2009 What Rhode Islanders Need to Know About Protecting Themselves from Mosquito-Borne Diseases North Kingstown home
June 19, 2009 Trout Hatchery Tours Offered as Part of Great Outdoors Pursuit Lafayette Trout Hatchery, North Kingstown
May 22, 2009 DEM's Wickford Marine Base Facility 150 Fowler Street, North Kingstown
May 8, 2009 DEM Asks the Public to be Alert for Signs of Asian Longhorned Beetles Roger Williams Park, Providence
April 24, 2009 Inspecting and Mapping Vernal Pools Arcadia Management Area in Exeter
April 10, 2009 Freshwater Fishing Season Opens Tomorrow: Many Opportunities for Children to Fish at Kids Only Ponds Frosty Hollow Pond, Arcadia Management Area, Exeter
March 27, 2009 DEM Participates in "Green Career Expo" at Providence's Alvarez High School Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School Cafeteria, 25 Adelaide Ave., Providence
February 20, 2009 Farms Preparing Plants for the Upcoming Gardening Season Pezza Greenhouse & Garden Center, 2279 Plainfield Pike, Johnston
February 6, 2009 Commercial Recycling Success: Whole Foods Markets Whole Foods Market, 261 Waterman Street, Providence
January 23, 2009 Ice Fishing in Rhode Island DEM's Carolina Fish Hatchery, Richmond
January 9, 2009 Turning Waste Oil into Clean-Burning Fuel Newport Biodiesel Production Facility, Newport
December 5, 2008 Properly Maintaining Your Oil Tank and Furnace to Prevent Home Heating Oil Spills  
November 21, 2008 Safe Hunting Great Swamp Management Area, Kingston
November 7, 2008 Recycling Your Compact Fluorescent Lamps Rocky's Ace Hardware, Cranston
October 24, 2008 Farmland Preservation Mathewson Farm, Johnston
October 10, 2008 Fall Apple Harvesting Harmony Farms, Glocester
September 26, 2008 Aquatic Resource Education Lafayette Fish Hatchery, North Kingstown
September 12, 2008 Bay Systems Level Plan Riverside Park, Woonasquatucket River, Providence
September 12, 2008 Bay Systems Level Plan Riverside Park, Woonasquatucket River, Providence
August 29, 2008 Hunter Safety Arcadia Management Area, Exeter
August 15, 2008 Sea Lettuce Removal Conimicut Beach, Warwick
August 1, 2008 Celebrate National Farmersí Market Week Goddard Park, Warwick
July 3, 2008 Boating Safety Reminders DEM Wickford Marine Base Facility, North Kingstown
June 20, 2008 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit Lincoln Woods, Lincoln
June 6, 2008 Geocaching Pulaski Park, Glocester
May 23, 2008 Blueways and Paddle RI Wood-Pawcatuck River and Barberville Fishing Access Pier, Hope Valley
May 9, 2008 Firewood and Exotic Pests George Washington Camping Area, Glocester
April 25, 2008 Fish Restoration Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum, Saunderstown
April 11, 2008 Managing Forests to Protect Wildlife Habitat Merriman Demonstration Woodlot, Foster
March 28, 2008 New Ozone Standards Strengthen Protection of Rhode Islandís Air Quality East Providence Air Quality Monitoring Station
March 14, 2008 Rhode Island Hospitality Green Certification Program Newport Harbor Hotel, Newport
February 29, 2008 Salmon in the Classroom Cranston Area Career and Tech
February 15, 2008 Cool Summer Jobs at DEM DEM Headquarters
235 Promenade Street, Providence
January 31, 2008 Dam Safety Curran Lower Reservoir Dam, Cranston
January 11, 2008 Re-invigorated Business Recycling Program Amgen, West Greenwich
December 7, 2007 Hunters for the Hungry St. Mary's/St. James Community Food Pantry, Meal Site and Emergency Services in Charlestown
November 17, 2007 Farm Viability - Rhody Warm Program Bally Duff Farm, Glocester
November 2, 2007 DEM's Pheasant Stocking Program Great Swamp Management Area
October 19, 2007 Rhode Island's Fish Stocking Program Lincoln Woods State Park
October 5, 2007 Protecting Land Resources in Rhode Island Shepard Property, West Greenwich
September 21, 2007 Fish Sampling and the Health of Rhode Island's Waters Potowamut Pond, North Kingstown
September 7, 2007 Dry Conditions Call for Increased Water Conservation Watson Farm, Jamestown
August 24, 2007 Using Sewage Compose to Restore Healthy Environments and Wildlife Habitats Carolina Management Area in Richmond
August 10, 2007 Cesspools and Septic Systems - What You Don't Know Can Hurt You! Peckham Farm at URI's On-site Wastewater Training Center
July 27, 2007 Organic Farming Casey Farm, South Kingstown
June 28, 2007 Rabies - What You Need to Know! Senator Kevin Breen's Home in West Greenwich
June 17, 2007 Safe Pesticide Use Cranston Home
May 13, 2007 Quahog Transplants Narragansett Bay
April 15, 2007 Earth Day 2007 - Thirty-Seven Years of Progress, but... John Brown Francis Elementary School, Warwick
March 8, 2007 Animal-Proofing Your Home Residence in North Kingstown
February 18, 2007 "So What Happens After I Flush?" - Waste Water Treatment in Rhode Island Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility, East Providence
January 14, 2007 Global Warming is Here in Rhode Island Now - Our Climate, Narragansett Bay and Our Fisheries Have Changed Significantly Since 1900 Greenville Hardware and J's Broadway Appliance, Smithfield
December 17, 2006 Protecting Rhode Island's Shellfishing Industry Allens Harbor, North Kingstown; RI Clam Co., East Greenwich; and Captain's Catch, Warwick
November 9, 2006 Get Real! Purchase a Live Christmas Tree from a Local Farm Henry's Christmas Tree Farm, Scituate
October 15, 2006 Conservation Development Smithfield
October 8, 2006 Fun Fall Farm Activities Jaswell's Farm Stand and Bakery, Smithfield
October 1, 2006 Hunting Safety and Education R.I. Fish and Wildlife Target Range, West Kingston
September 24, 2006 Environmental Results Program for Underground Storage Tanks Shell Gas Station, Pontiac Avenue, Cranston
September 17, 2006 Rhode Island Fish Hatcheries Lafayette Trout Harchery, North Kingstown
September 10, 2006 Diesel Pollution and School Buses Winsor Hill Elementary School and Laidlaw Bus Facility, Johnston
September 3, 2006 Camping Locally - DEM's Burlingame Campground and State Park Burlingame Campground and State Park, Charlestown
August 27, 2006 Safeguarding Rhode Island's Animal Health Washington County Fair, Richmond
August 20, 2006 Safe Boating - What Rhode Islanders Need to Know About Keeping Children and Adults Safe While on the Water Norton's Marina, East Greenwich
August 13, 2006 Improving Rhode Island's Water Quality Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay, Westerly
August 6, 2006 Rhode Island Grown, Take Some Home! Farmers' Market - Department of Administration, One Capitol Hill, Providence and Confreda Greenhouse and Farm, Cranston
July 30, 2006 Mosquito Proofing Your Home - What Rhode Islanders Need to Know About Protecting Themselves from Mosquito Borne Diseases Home in Cranston and RIDOH Lab, Providence
July 23, 2006 A Sweet Tooth for Mercury? Dental Amalgam Dental Office of Dr. Roger Turkel, North Kingstown
July 16, 2006 Clean Boating Cove Haven Marina, Barrington
July 9, 2006 Prepare for Bad Air! How DEM Determines an Ozone Alert Day RIDEM Headquarters and East Providence Air Monitoring Station
July 2, 2006 Beach Closures - Behind the Scenes Scarborough State Beach and Department of Health Laboratory

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