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November 2017
5 Bowhunter Education Course 9 AM to 5 PM at DEM Fish & Wildlife Education Office, 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place, Exeter. Student proficiency testing offered. Registration Begins: 10/17/17. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. 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. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
6 Fall Fly Tying Workshop 7 PM to 9 PM at Cold Springs Community Center, North Kingstown. Come in from the cold and prepare for the spring fly fishing season. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program is once again offering its ‘Fall Fly Tying’ classes. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate fly tyer, these classes are designed for both saltwater and freshwater fly tying enthusiasts. Classes will be held on consecutive Mondays, beginning on November 6th and going until December 18th with the exception of November 13th (state observance of Veterans Day). Children 10 and up are welcome with an adult. Pre-registration preferred but walk-ins are welcome. Learn more here or contact Kimberly Sullivan at 539-0019 or Kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov. Learn more about DEM Aquatic Resource Education
7 All About Bobcats 1 PM Narragansett Community Center, 53 Mumford Road, Narragansett. Bobcat sightings have increased in Rhode Island during recent years! Join us for an afternoon talk about bobcat natural history, and learn about current research efforts being made to learn more about this elusive mammal. For more information, email Mary.Grande@dem.ri.gov
11, 12 Hunter Education Course Saturday/Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM at at DEM Fish & Wildlife Education Office, 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place, Exeter. Pre-Registration with the instructor is required unless otherwise noted. All courses are free of charge. Registration Begins: 10/17/17. 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. Learn more about DEM Hunter Education
18 Firearm Familiarization for Hunters 9 AM to 1 PM at DEM Fish & Wildlife Education Office, 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place, Exeter. Participants will learn about a variety of firearms to include safe handling, loading/unloading, field stripping, cleaning and proper storage. View flyer. This is not a certification class and there will be no live fire. 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 Birds of Rhode Island 10:30 AM at South Kingstown Senior Center, 25 St. Dominic Road, Wakefield. Join DEM Fish & Wildlife’s Outreach Coordinator, Mary Grande, for a talk about wildlife conservation in the state of Rhode Island, with a particular emphasis on birds! Topics include the history of bird conservation, current research, the role of hunting in conservation, and what you can do in your own backyard to help our feathered friends. For more information, email Mary.Grande@dem.ri.gov
20 Fall Fly Tying Workshop 7 PM to 9 PM at Cold Springs Community Center, North Kingstown. Come in from the cold and prepare for the spring fly fishing season. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program is once again offering its ‘Fall Fly Tying’ classes. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate fly tyer, these classes are designed for both saltwater and freshwater fly tying enthusiasts. Classes will be held on consecutive Mondays, beginning on November 6th and going until December 18th with the exception of November 13th (state observance of Veterans Day). Children 10 and up are welcome with an adult. Pre-registration preferred but walk-ins are welcome. Learn more here or contact Kimberly Sullivan at 539-0019 or Kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov. Learn more about DEM Aquatic Resource Education
27 Fall Fly Tying Workshop 7 PM to 9 PM at Cold Springs Community Center, North Kingstown. Come in from the cold and prepare for the spring fly fishing season. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program is once again offering its ‘Fall Fly Tying’ classes. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate fly tyer, these classes are designed for both saltwater and freshwater fly tying enthusiasts. Classes will be held on consecutive Mondays, beginning on November 6th and going until December 18th with the exception of November 13th (state observance of Veterans Day). Children 10 and up are welcome with an adult. Pre-registration preferred but walk-ins are welcome. Learn more here or contact Kimberly Sullivan at 539-0019 or Kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov. Learn more about DEM Aquatic Resource Education
November 2017: Public Meetings, Hearings & Workshops
7 ASMFC pre-meeting on Tuesday, November 7 @ 3:00 PM. This pre-meeting, involving the RI delegation to the ASMFC’s Menhaden Management Board, will be held at RIDEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI in Conference Room A on the 4th floor. This pre-meeting is for the purpose of reviewing the meeting materials and agenda items for the upcoming ASMFC meeting in Baltimore on November 13 – 14, which is focused on menhaden. The meeting materials include all public comments pertaining to Draft Amendment 3 submitted during the recent public hearings and public comment period. View information for the ASMFC meeting.
27 Public Meeting re: proposed amendments to Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Farm, Forest, and Open Space Act on Monday, November 27 @ 5:00 PM. This will be held at RIDEM Headquarters, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI in Room 300 on the 3rd floor. View information for the ASMFC meeting.


Rev. 10/1/2017