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June 2017
2 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.
3 National Trails Day 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.
3 National Trails Day Park Rx Healthy Hike. 10:00 a.m. at Dr. John Champlin Glacier Park Trail, Westerly. Join Westerly Land Trust for a guided one-mile, family-friendly hike through glacial ridges and valleys on Kettle Close Trailhead. All ages welcome. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
3 National Trails Day Hike. 1:00 p.m. at Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main Street, Woonsocket. One-mile walking tour along the banks of the Blackstone River and Main Street. Fee is $8 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens and includes complimentary admission to the Museum. Kids under 10 are free with adult admission. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
4 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 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.
9 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.
10 Lafayette Fish Hatchery Tours. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 424 Hatchery Road in North Kingstown. DEM's Fish and Wildlife staff will explain the functions and procedures of the Hatchery as well as the life stages of fish. For information, call Kimberly Sullivan at 539-0019. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
10 Women’s Day at the Range. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place in Exeter. Registration is required. For more information or to register, email Jessica.pena@dem.ri.gov or call 539-0019. View the flyer.
11 2nd Sunday Hunts Mills Hike and Historic House Tour, Rumford. Join the Rhode Island Land Trust Council and partners for a historic Sowams themed walk along the Ten Mile River and a tour of the John Hunt House. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
11 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.
12 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Coventry Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
13 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Glocester Manton Free Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
14 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greenville Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
14 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.
16 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.
17 Introduction to Freshwater Fly Fishing. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Addieville East Farm in Mapleville. $15 fee. Space is limited (now FULL) and registration is required by calling Kimberly Sullivan at 539-0019 or emailing kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
18 All Ages Hike, Wahaneeta Preserve, Westerly. 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Join the Westerly Land Trust for a Father’s Day hike. This walk is a moderate level on trails that traverse streams, forests and a scenic pond with many bird nesting boxes. The Westerly Land Trust guide will stamp your card at the end of the hike. Call, email or visit the WLT website for more information: (401) 315-2610, www.WesterlyLandTrust.org, or Education@WesterlyLandTrust.org. This event is part of RI Great Outdoors Pursuit.
18 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 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Coventry Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
20 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Glocester Manton Free Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
21 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greenville Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
21 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.
23 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.
24 Come Clam With Me. 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Rocky Point State Park in Warwick. Local quahogger Jody King will teach families how to dig for clams and the history and value of clamming in Rhode Island. Attendance is limited and pre-registration is required. Participants must be registered for the 2017 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit. See a member of the Great Outdoors Pursuit team to collect your sticker.
25 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 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Coventry Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
27 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Glocester Manton Free Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
28 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.
28 Fly Tying Class. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greenville Public Library. RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program at various libraries throughout the State. Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the State. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made. No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Contact 401-539-0019 or scott.travers@dem.ri.gov to register for a program or for further information. View program flyer.
30 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.
Public Meetings, Hearings & Workshops
5 Pre-Hearing Workshop on Proposed Regulatory Changes to RI Marine Fisheries Regulations (RIMFR). 6 p.m. at the University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Coastal Institute Building, Hazard Room, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882. The hearing room is accessible to the handicapped. DEM will provide interpreter services for the hearing impaired, provided such a request is made at least 48 hours prior to the hearing date. A request for this service can be made in writing or by calling (401) 222-6800 for TDD (401) 831-5508.
12 Informational Workshop on DEM's Intent to Issue a License to Orbit Energy Rhode Island, LLC to Operate a Solid Waste Management Facility Known as the Orbit Energy RI, LLC Anaerobic Digestion Facility in Johnston.. 9 a.m. in Room 300 on the third floor of DEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence. For information, contact Chris Shafer at 222-4700 ext. 7511.
14 Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4) Meeting, Chair Janet Coit.. 9:30 a.m. in Room 300 at Newport City Hall (Council Chambers), 43 Broadway, Newport, RI. Attend to view the premier of The Rhode Island Department of Health's new documentary, “Rhode Island's Changing Climate: Building Resilience Through Local Solutions.” For information, contact Elizabeth Stone at 222-2771 or elizabeth.stone@dem.ri.gov


Rev. 5/1/2017