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September 2017
1 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.
2 Bowhunter Education Course 8 AM to 5 PM at Tiverton Rod & Gun Club (C), 1529 Fish Road, Tiverton. Student proficiency testing offered. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. Registration begins: 8/5/17. All courses are free of charge. Contact: Gene Lavoie 624-1731. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
3 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.
5 Marksmanship Training 9 AM to Noon at the Great Swamp Shooting Range, 277 Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892. Appointments will be made for 1 hour blocks. This FREE training is open to all but is designed to help the novice shooter reach a level of competence necessary to continue to practice and advance on their own. You must provide a properly functioning firearm in a case, appropriate factory ammunition, paper targets (or clay targets for shotgun), and eye and ear protection. The range permit requirement will be waived for up to 3 sessions. Pre-registration is required! Each date will offer 3 one hour sessions beginning at 9 AM. Only firearms that are allowed by range regulation will be allowed to include handguns, rimfire rifles, muzzleloading rifles and shotguns. Center fire rifles are not allowed. Additional details will be provided at time of registration. To register, contact Scott Travers at scott.travers@dem.ri.gov or for questions, contact Jessica Pena at 539-0019 or Jessica.pena@dem.ri.gov.
6 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.
8 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.
9 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
9, 10 Hunter Education Course 8 AM to 4:30 PM (both days) at Ashaway Sportsmen’s Club, Gun Club Path, Ashaway. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. Registration Begins: 8/29/17. Contact: Art Silva 539-2022. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
10 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.
10 Youth Waterfowl Hunt Orientation and Training FREE! 1 PM to 6 PM at Great Swamp Offices and Shooting Range 277 Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892. The training session will cover the following topics: Proper gear and clothing, waterfowl equipment, rules and regulations, waterfowl Identification, firearm safety in the field-Hunting with dogs, and clay target shooting. Safety gear and 12 & 20 gauge ammunition will be provided. Bring your own shotgun or borrow one of ours. Food and beverages provided by the Federated Rhode Island Sportsman Club. Pre-registration is required. Learn more and for registration information.
10 Hunter Education Course8 AM to 4:30 PM (both days) at Ashaway Sportsmen’s Club, Gun Club Path, Ashaway. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. Registration Begins: 8/29/17. Contact: Art Silva 539-2022. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
12 Marksmanship Training 9 AM to Noon at the Great Swamp Shooting Range, 277 Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892. Appointments will be made for 1 hour blocks. This FREE training is open to all but is designed to help the novice shooter reach a level of competence necessary to continue to practice and advance on their own. You must provide a properly functioning firearm in a case, appropriate factory ammunition, paper targets (or clay targets for shotgun), and eye and ear protection. The range permit requirement will be waived for up to 3 sessions. Pre-registration is required! Each date will offer 3 one hour sessions beginning at 9 AM. Only firearms that are allowed by range regulation will be allowed to include handguns, rimfire rifles, muzzleloading rifles and shotguns. Center fire rifles are not allowed. Additional details will be provided at time of registration. To register, contact Scott Travers at scott.travers@dem.ri.gov or for questions, contact Jessica Pena at 539-0019 or Jessica.pena@dem.ri.gov.
13 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.
15 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.
16 Bowhunter Education Course8 AM to 5 PM at Highland Rod & Gun Club (C), 66A Plainfield Pike, Foster. Student proficiency testing offered. Registration Begins: 8/1/17. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted.All courses are free of charge. Contact: Mike DeGrange 263-5568 or mikedegrange@verizon.net. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
16 Fourth Annual RI National Drive Electric Week 11 AM to 3 PM at Misquamicut State Beach, 257 Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI 02813. Ocean State Clean Cities, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Department of Health, and Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources are pleased to collaborate with the Misquamicut Business Association to bring you our fourth annual National Drive Electric Week event. There will be a lot of great activities, as we are hosting this year's event in partnership with the Misquamicut Business Association's Fall Festival. After you take a test drive, check out the amusement rides, listen to the concert, and explore the beach. Registration is free and we strongly encourage plug-in electric vehicle drivers to attend! Register to attend this event and complete a short survey for a chance to win $250. Free admission to the Fall Festival for electric car owners who participate. Free admission to the Fall Festival for people who participate in a ride-and-drive. Vehicle event is free, tickets for festival admittance are $8 for adults not bringing a plug-in vehicle, children under 4 are free. Free on-site parking.
17 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.
19 Marksmanship Training 9 AM to Noon at the Great Swamp Shooting Range, 277 Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892. Appointments will be made for 1 hour blocks. This FREE training is open to all but is designed to help the novice shooter reach a level of competence necessary to continue to practice and advance on their own. You must provide a properly functioning firearm in a case, appropriate factory ammunition, paper targets (or clay targets for shotgun), and eye and ear protection. The range permit requirement will be waived for up to 3 sessions. Pre-registration is required! Each date will offer 3 one hour sessions beginning at 9 AM. Only firearms that are allowed by range regulation will be allowed to include handguns, rimfire rifles, muzzleloading rifles and shotguns. Center fire rifles are not allowed. Additional details will be provided at time of registration. To register, contact Scott Travers at scott.travers@dem.ri.gov or for questions, contact Jessica Pena at 539-0019 or Jessica.pena@dem.ri.gov.
20 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.
22 Farmers' Market at Goddard State Park 9 AM to 1 PM 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.
23, 24 Hunter Education Course Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM, Sunday 9 AM to Noon at Warwick Sportsmen's Association, Hog House Hill Road, Exeter. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. Registration Begins: 9/4/17. Contact: Nick Treantafillou FFNICKT@yahoo.com. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
23, 24 Hunter Education Course Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM, Sunday Noon to 4 PM at Tiverton Rod & Gun Club, 1529 Fish Road, Tiverton. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. Registration Begins: 8/1/17. Contact: Bill Carriera 624-9280. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
24 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.
26 Marksmanship Training 9 AM to Noon at the Great Swamp Shooting Range, 277 Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892. Appointments will be made for 1 hour blocks. This FREE training is open to all but is designed to help the novice shooter reach a level of competence necessary to continue to practice and advance on their own. You must provide a properly functioning firearm in a case, appropriate factory ammunition, paper targets (or clay targets for shotgun), and eye and ear protection. The range permit requirement will be waived for up to 3 sessions. Pre-registration is required! Each date will offer 3 one hour sessions beginning at 9 AM. Only firearms that are allowed by range regulation will be allowed to include handguns, rimfire rifles, muzzleloading rifles and shotguns. Center fire rifles are not allowed. Additional details will be provided at time of registration. To register, contact Scott Travers at scott.travers@dem.ri.gov or for questions, contact Jessica Pena at 539-0019 or Jessica.pena@dem.ri.gov.
27 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.
27, 30 Hunter Education Course Wednesday 6 PM to 9 PM, Saturday 8 AM to 5 PM at Smithfield Sportsman's Club, 14 Walter Carey Rd, Greenville. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. Registration Begins: 8/7/17. For more informtion or to register. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
29 Farmers' Market at Goddard State Park 9 AM to 1 PM 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.
September 2017: Public Meetings, Hearings & Workshops
7 RI Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4) Chair, Janet Coit. 9:30AM, Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road, Warwick RI. For information, contact Elizabeth Stone at 222-2771 or elizabeth.stone@dem.ri.gov.
28 EPA New England FY2018 Brownfields Grant Guidlines Workshop 9:00 Am to 12:15 PM. The EPA Office of Brownfields & Land Revitalization (OBLR) plans to release this year’s Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant application guidelines in mid-September 2017, with an anticipated due date of November 17th, 2017. These Brownfields grants may be used to address sites contaminated by petroleum and hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum). Grant application is open to states, municipalities, tribes, and nonprofits. Join staff from the US EPA Region 1 Brownfields Program for an informational workshop at DEM's headquarters located at 235 Promenade Street, Providence RI. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Click here for more info or to pre-register for this event.


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