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August 2017
2 Farmers' Market at Haines Memorial State Park 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Haines Park Road, Barrinton, RI. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Wednesdays from May 3 to October 25. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
4 Farmers' Market at Goddard State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 345 Ives Road, Warwick. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Fridays from May 5 to October 27. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
4 Bioluminescence Night at the Aquarium. 5:00 p.m. at Beavertail State Park, Jamestown. Hosted by DEM’s Division of Parks & Recreation as part of the RI Great Outdoors Pursuit. The event features Beavertail Lighthouse Tower tours (5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.), an outdoor movie, stargazing and illuminating jelly fish and sea creatures. For information, contact Terri Bisson at Terri.bisson@dem.ri.gov or at 222-4700 ext. 4402/
5 Park Rx Healthy Hike. 10 a.m. at Browning Woods Trail in South Kingstown. Join South Kingstown Land Trust for a guided one to three-mile hike through a pine and oak forested area with amazing stone walls. Kids and leashed dogs welcome. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
5 Museum of Work & Culture Woonsocket Walking Tours 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join the Museum of Work & Culture to explore historic Woonsocket along the banks of the Blackstone River and Main Street. Tour guides will explain how the river influenced the birth of the Industrial Revolution and how the mills impacted the environment. Tours are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and include complementary admission to the museum. Children under 10 are free with a paid adult admission. Space is limited. Call the Museum at (401) 769-9675 to make a reservation. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
6 Farmers' Market at Fishermen's Memorial State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Sundays from May 7 to October 22. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
7 Fly Tying Classes - 6-8 pm. North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main Street. DEM's Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program this year with many FREE fly tying and fly fishing programs at libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State and will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. Participants are encouraged to use their own gear; however, fly rods will be available. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program.
9 Farmers' Market at Haines Memorial State Park 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Haines Park Road, Barrinton, RI. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Wednesdays from May 3 to October 25. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
11 Walking Tour at the Doug Rayner Wildlife Refuge at Nockum Hill. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at GPS address is 111 George St, Barrington. Leisurely two-three mile walking tour on the coastal walking trails along Hundred Acre Cove. Participants will view the largest regional nesting ground for the diamondback terrapin. Due to the sensitivity of the nesting terrapin population, dogs are not permitted at the Refuge. Flashlights are optional, and insect repellant is recommended. Carpooling is encouraged, and all ages are welcome. Hosted by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust and the RI Land Trust Council. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
11 Farmers' Market at Goddard State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 345 Ives Road, Warwick. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Fridays from May 5 to October 27. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
13 Farmers' Market at Fishermen's Memorial State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Sundays from May 7 to October 22. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
15 Fly Tying Classes - 6-8 pm. North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main Street. DEM's Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program this year with many FREE fly tying and fly fishing programs at libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State and will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. Participants are encouraged to use their own gear; however, fly rods will be available. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program.
16 Farmers' Market at Haines Memorial State Park 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Haines Park Road, Barrinton, RI. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Wednesdays from May 3 to October 25. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
18 Farmers' Market at Goddard State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 345 Ives Road, Warwick. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Fridays from May 5 to October 27. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
20 Farmers' Market at Fishermen's Memorial State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Sundays from May 7 to October 22. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
21 Fly Tying Classes 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main Street. DEM's Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program this year with many FREE fly tying and fly fishing programs at libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State and will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. Participants are encouraged to use their own gear; however, fly rods will be available. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program.
22 Come Clam With Me. CLASS FULL DEM's Aquatic Resource Education program invites you to learn how to dig for clams and about the management strategies that have kept Rhode Island in the quahogging industry for so long. Sponsored by Rhode Island Fish and Wildlife, long time quahogger Jody King will be introducing people of all ages to the ins and outs of recreational clamming. This event is FREE but registration is required and space is limited**. Questions? Email Kim Sullivan at Kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov
23 Farmers' Market at Haines Memorial State Park 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Haines Park Road, Barrinton, RI. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Wednesdays from May 3 to October 25. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
25 Farmers' Market at Goddard State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 345 Ives Road, Warwick. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Fridays from May 5 to October 27. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
26 Become A Successful Deer Hunter Workshop 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DEM's Division of Fish & Wildlife Education Center, 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place, Exeter. Space is limited and registration is required. For information, contact Jessica Pena at Jessica.pena@dem.ri.gov or at 539-0019.
20 Farmers' Market at Fishermen's Memorial State Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Sundays from May 7 to October 22. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at 222-2781 ext. 4517.
30 Farmers' Market at Haines Memorial State Park 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Haines Park Road, Barrinton, RI. Shop this weekly farmers' markets for fresh produce, baked goods, artisan products & more. The market is open Wednesdays from May 3 to October 25. Sponsored by DEM's Division of Agriculture. For information, call Peter Susi at
August 2017: Public Meetings, Hearings & Workshops
7 Hearing re: Proposed Amendments to Rules and Regulations of the Natural Heritage Preservation Commission. 4 p.m. in Room 300 at DEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence. For information, contact Michelle Sheehan at 222-4700 ext. 4436.
10 RI Marine Fisheries Council Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) 6:00 p.m. at URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium, South Ferry Road, Narragansett. As part of this meeting, please be advised that the Division has completed the annual update to the Finfish, Shellfish and Crustacean Sector Management Plans. Immediately following the IAC meeting will be a public workshop to solicit regulatory proposals for the Division’s annual public hearing in November. Members of the public are encouraged to attend to present any concepts or proposals for regulatory action.
17 Hearing re: Proposed Licensing of Solid Waste Management Facility License. 9 a.m. in Room 300 at DEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence. For information, contact Chris Shafer at 222-2797 ext. 7511.
30 Hearing re: Proposed Farmland Access Program Rules and Regulations. 5:30 p.m. in Room 300 at DEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence. For information, contact Michelle Sheehan at 222-4700 ext. 4436.


Rev. 5/1/2017