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2000 News Archive

December

DEM CAUTIONS THAT PARKING IS LIMITED TO COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN DURING RECONSTRUCTION AT STATE PIER 9 IN NEWPORT

DEM ANNOUNCES RE-OPENING OF COMMERCIAL BLACK SEA BASS AND SCUP FISHERIES, INCREASE IN SUMMER FLOUNDER POSSESSION LIMIT

DEM OFFERS BOAT REGISTRATION RENEWAL, SAFE BOATING INFORMATION CENTER, SUMMER JOB APPLICATIONS AT BOAT SHOW

DEM'S ICE INFORMATION LINE OPEN; NO SAFE ICE YET

DEM OFFERS EXPERIMENTAL LATE GOOSE HUNTING SEASON

DEM SAYS IT'S NOT TOO SOON TO APPLY FOR SUMMER JOBS

DEM ANNOUNCES THAT DAVIS TIRE PILE CLEANUP IS COMPLETE

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO GALILEE OPERATING REGULATIONS

DEM ANNOUNCES SEVERAL CHANGES TO FISHERIES REGULATIONS

ALMOND ANNOUNCES PURCHASE OF 200 ACRES OF OPEN SPACE IN BURRILLVILLE

DEM, USDA PROVIDING FUNDS FOR POLLUTION ABATEMENT AT DAIRY FARM

DEM OFFERS NEW SEPTIC SYSTEM CHECKUP GUIDE

DEM TO STOCK ADDITIONAL PHEASANT IN STATE MANAGEMENT AREAS

DEM ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 13 OPENING OF WINTER SHELLFISHING GROUNDS

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO COMMERCIAL SUMMER FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

STAFFORD POND RESTORATION PROJECT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD

DEM BUYS NEW FISHING ACCESS TO WOOD RIVER IN HOPE VALLEY

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS PLANS FOR RESTORING WATER QUALITY IN TWO WATER BODIES OFF PORTSMOUTH

November

DEM PURCHASES SUNSET STABLES AS ADDITION TO LINCOLN WOODS

DEM INCREASES DEER HARVEST QUOTA ON PRUDENCE ISLAND

DEM AWARDS $31,000 TO PROTECT PUBLIC WELL WATER DRINKING SUPPLIES

PUBLIC INVITED TO MEETING NOVEMBER 29 ON RESULTS OF PRIVATE WELL SAMPLING IN NORTH SMITHFIELD

DEM CLOSES DUTCH ISLAND

COURT ORDERS JOHNSTON PROPERTY OWNER TO REMOVE ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS

DEM TO HOLD HEARING ON DEER DAMAGE PERMITS DECEMBER 6

PUBLIC INVITED TO CENTRAL LANDFILL ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING IN JOHNSTON ON NOVEMBER 28

DEM ANNOUNCES DATES, RULES FOR SHOTGUN DEER SEASONS ON BLOCK ISLAND AND THE MAINLAND

DEM REOPENS THE COMMERCIAL STRIPED BASS FISHERY

DEM BEGINS IMPROVEMENTS TO BOWDISH RESERVOIR DAM

DEM INCREASES POSSESSION LIMIT FOR COMMERCIAL SUMMER FLOUNDER FISHERY

DEM ANNOUNCES START OF PIER 9 RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN NEWPORT

DEM TO ALLOW SURFING AT THREE STATE BEACHES NEXT SUMMER

DEM BIRD DATA REPORT SHOWS WEST NILE VIRUS IN ADDITIONAL BIRDS

DEM ANNOUNCES 2000-01 WATERFOWL HUNTING SEASONS

COMMERCIAL BLACK SEA BASS FISHERY CLOSES EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

October

QUOTAS REACHED, STRIPED BASS, SCUP COMMERCIAL FISHERIES TO CLOSE EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3

WITH SMALL GAME HUNTING SEASON OPEN, DEM REMINDS ALL USERS OF MANAGEMENT AREAS TO WEAR FLUORESCENT ORANGE

DEM WEEKLY DATA REPORT SHOWS WEST NILE VIRUS IN SIX BIRDS

GOVERNOR ALMOND ANNOUNCES $5.4 MILLION IN OPEN SPACE GRANTS

DECREASE IN BLACK SEA BASS POSSESSION LIMIT FOR COMMERCIAL FISHERY EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

DEM ANNOUNCES PRUDENCE/PATIENCE ISLANDS ARCHERY DEER SEASON

DEM ANNOUNCES 2000 MUZZLE LOADER DEER SEASON

COMMERCIAL SUMMER FLOUNDER FISHERY TO REOPEN ON OCTOBER 23

DEM SEIZES EVIDENCE AS PART OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED SOLID WASTE VIOLATIONS AT PATRIOT HAULING COMPANY

DEMíS WEEKLY MOSQUITO TESTING ENDS FOR SEASON; NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS OR EEE FOUND IN MOSQUITOES

DEM HOLDS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF FIRST CLASS AQUATIC RESEARCH CENTER AT FORT WETHERILL IN JAMESTOWN

PUBLIC INVITED TO CENTRAL LANDFILL ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING IN JOHNSTON ON OCTOBER 24

DEM RECEIVES GRANT FOR WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER WATERSHED

AS PUBLIC SIGHTINGS INCREASE, DEM OFFERS FREE BROCHURE ON CO-EXISTING WITH BLACK BEARS

CONSTRUCTION OF DEMíS AQUATIC RESEARCH CENTER AT FORT WETHERILL TO START ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC WORKSHOP ON PORT OF GALILEE OPERATING REGULATIONS

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN FALCONRY REGULATIONS

DEMíS MOSQUITO TESTING CONTINUES TO SHOW NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS

DEM SCHEDULES LAST HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS FOR 2000

WEST NILE VIRUS IN BIRDS INCREASING, BUT THREAT TO HUMANS DECREASING DUE TO DECLINE IN MOSQUITOES AND LOW BITING ACTIVITY

DEM ISSUES REMINDERS TO ARCHERY DEER HUNTERS

COMMERCIAL SUMMER FLOUNDER FISHERY TO REOPEN OCTOBER 8

DEM'S WEEKLY MOSQUITO TESTING CONTINUES TO SHOW NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS

PUBLIC INVITED TO MEETING ON CREATIVE LAND USES

ALTHOUGH WEST NILE VIRUS IN BIRDS INCREASES, THREAT TO HUMANS DECREASES AS MOSQUITO POPULATION DECLINES

EEE FOUND IN BIRD-BITING MOSQUITO; NO DIRECT THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH

RHODE ISLAND GIANT PUMPKIN CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR OCTOBER 7

September

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN FIVE CROWS IN THREE COMMUNITIES

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO COMMERCIAL FISHING REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCUP AND BLACK SEA BASS

DEM, FARM ORGANIZATIONS, SPONSORING FOOD DRIVE AMONG FARMERS FOR RI COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

DEM'S WEEKLY MOSQUITO TESTING CONTINUES TO SHOW NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS OR EEE

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN SIX AMERICAN CROWS IN FOUR COMMUNITIES

DEM ANNOUNCES WATERFOWL REGULATIONS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON

HUNT RIVER WATERSHED MEETING ANNOUNCED

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING RESCHEDULED

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ANOTHER WESTERLY BIRD OVER WEEKEND

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN FIVE CROWS IN TWO COMMUNITIES

DEM'S WEEKLY MOSQUITO TESTING RESULTS SHOW NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS OR EEE

DEM RECEIVES SECOND CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN WESTERLY

DEM CELEBRATES POLLUTION PREVENTION WEEK WITH DISPLAY AT PROVIDENCE PLACE MALL

SEEDLINGS FROM HISTORICAL TREES OFFERED TO COMMUNITIES

EEE FOUND IN BIRD IN NARRAGANSETT; NO GROUND SPRAYING RECOMMENDED

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN NORTH KINGSTOWN AND NORTH SMITHFIELD BIRDS

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO COMMERCIAL SUMMER FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

DEM'S "MARSH WALKER" TO BE USED IN BARRINGTON AS HELP IN MARSH RESTORATION STUDY

DEM AWARDED $75,000 FROM EPA TO FUND RESTORATION PLAN FOR MASHAPAUG POND

DEM'S K-9 UNIT ONE OF FIVE TO REPRESENT UNITED STATES IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITION

DEM SPONSORS HARVEST FESTIVAL AT WARWICK MALL

DEM ANNOUNCES INTERIM PROCESS FOR DEER HUNTING PERMITS

DEM DECREASES CATCH LIMIT FOR COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN NORTH KINGSTOWN

DEM'S WEEKLY MOSQUITO TESTING RESULTS SHOW NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS OR EEE

UPDATE ON MOSQUITO SPRAYING, SOUTH KINGSTOWN AND NARRAGANSETT

WEST NILE VIRUS SPRAYING UPDATE - COVENTRY, SOUTH KINGSTOWN, NARRAGANSETT

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN HORSE IN SOUTH KINGSTOWN

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN COVENTRY

August

DEM'S WEEKLY MOSQUITO TESTING RESULTS SHOW NO PRESENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS OR EEE

DEAD CROW IN SEEKONK WITH WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND WITHIN TWO MILE RADIUS OF RHODE ISLAND STATE LINE

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN WESTERLY AND NEWPORT

DEM INCREASES CATCH LIMITS FOR COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY

DEM: LATEST MOSQUITO AND BIRD TEST RESULTS NEGATIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS AND EEE

DEM ANNOUNCES CANADA GOOSE, MOURNING DOVE, AND MIGRATORY GAME BIRD SEASONS

UPDATE ON THE RECCHIA COURT CASE

NATIONAL DAM SAFETY CONFERENCE TO BE HOSTED BY DEM

DEM UPDATE ON ODORS FROM RECCHIA PROPERTY

DEM FINDS THAT SPRAYING IN WARWICK AND CRANSTON SUCCEEDED IN REDUCING THE NUMBER OF MOSQUITOES

DEM HONORS YOUTH LITTER CORPS CLEAN TEAMS

DEM: LATEST MOSQUITO TEST RESULTS NEGATIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS AND EEE

EXPERTS SEARCH FOR INVASIVE SPECIES IN NARRAGANSETT BAY

DEM REOPENS COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY EFFECTIVE AUGUST 16

DEM TO HOLD APPRECIATION DAY FOR LITTER CORPS CLEAN TEAMS

DEM RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN RHODE ISLAND

HIGHLANDS J VIRUS FOUND IN BIRD COLLECTED IN WESTERLY

DEM UPDATE ON RECCHIA PROPERTY

DEM ISSUES PERMIT TO HIGH SPEED FERRY, LLC CONDITIONED ON STANDARDS SPELLED OUT BY DEM IN 1998 LETTER TO COMPANY

DEM INVITES PUBLIC TO WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 ON IMPAIRED WATERBODIES AND STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING THEM

DEM, YOUTH LITTER AND CONSERVATION CORPS TO SPRUCE UP BLACK POINT

DEM DENIES REQUEST TO BERTH NEW FERRY AT STATE PIER IN GALILEE DUE TO IMPACTS ON COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

COMMERCIAL BLACK SEA BASS FISHERY, AND MUCH OF THE COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY TO CLOSE AUGUST 9 AS QUOTAS ARE REACHED

WOONSOCKET LANDFILL INVESTIGATED

NEW SHELLFISH REGULATIONS ISSUED

COLT STATE PARK FARMERS' MARKET FESTIVAL SET FOR AUGUST 4

DEM, HEALTH TO MEET WITH MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS THURSDAY TO REVIEW STATE'S OPERATIONS PLAN FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July

DEM ANNOUNCES WELL TESTING IN NORTH SMITHFIELD

DEM: MOSQUITO TESTS SHOW THE PRESENCE OF HIGHLANDS J IN POOL OF BIRD BITING MOSQUITOES TRAPPED IN WESTERLY'S CHAPMAN SWAMP

DEM REMINDS COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN OF LICENSE RENEWAL WINDOW

DEM APPOINTS INTERIM COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

MOSQUITOES, BIRDS, TESTED IN RHODE ISLAND SHOW NO SIGNS OF WEST NILE VIRUS

DEM TESTING THIS SUMMER FOR NEXT YEAR'S LIFEGUARDS

DEM ANNOUNCES NEW HUNTING REGULATIONS FOR UPCOMING SEASON

DEM OFFERS FREE WATERPROOF MAP OF BOAT PUMPOUT STATIONS

TALL SHIP EAGLETO VISIT NEWPORT IN AUGUST

MOSQUITOES TESTED IN RHODE ISLAND SHOW NO SIGNS OF WEST NILE VIRUS

DEM'S ANNUAL REPORT SHOWS PROGRESS TOWARD MEETING ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS

DEM TO CONSIDER BLOCK ISLAND HIGH SPEED FERRY PROPOSAL AT PUBLIC MEETING TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JULY 25

DEM OFFERS MULTI-LANGUAGE FISHING BROCHURE

Unified Command- NEW INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PENN MARITIME BARGE PENN 460 OIL SPILL, MOST OF CLOSED AREA REOPENED TO FISHING

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON JULY 11

DEM ISSUES EMERGENCY FISHERIES CLOSURE IN PORTION OF NARRAGANSETT BAY AS A RESULT OF TODAY'S OIL SPILL

June

DEM ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF SUMMER FLOUNDER FISHERY AND REOPENING OF SCUP FISHERY ON JULY 1

LOBSTER TRAP TAG PROGRAM BEGINS JULY 13

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON JUNE 27

DECREASE IN SUMMER FLOUNDER COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT BEGINS FRIDAY, JUNE 23

DEM, URI URBAN FIELD CENTER HOST ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMER PROGRAM FOR CITY YOUTH

REITSMA UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR NARRAGANSETT BAY

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES NEXT MEETING ON JUNE 20

DEM: LATEST MOSQUITO TEST RESULTS NEGATIVE FOR WEST NILE, EEE AND HIGHLAND J

DEM'S STEPHEN G. MORIN HONORED BY JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING JUNE 21ON FRESHWATER FISHING AND HUNTING RULES FOR 2000-2001 SEASON

DEM ASKS FOR INFORMATION ON WILD TURKEY BROOD SIGHTINGS

AS PUBLIC SIGHTINGS INCREASE, DEM OFFERS TIPS ON CO-EXISTING WITH BLACK BEARS

DEM ISSUES EMERGENCY REGULATIONS TO PROTECT HORSESHOE CRABS

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO FISHERIES REGULATIONS MADE BY RI MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL TO STAY IN FEDERAL COMPLIANCE

DEM TO HOLD STAKEHOLDERS MEETING TO PRESENT STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING BACTERIA LEVELS IN THE RUNNINS AND BARRINGTON RIVERS

DEM SETS DATE FOR ISDS DESIGNERS' EXAMS

DEM: MOSQUITOES TEST NEGATIVE FOR WNV AND EEE

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON JUNE 13

ALMOND, DEM URGE RESIDENTS TO JOIN IN RIVERS DAY CELEBRATIONS

ALMOND, DEM BREAK GROUND ON WOONSOCKET'S WW II PARK IMPROVEMENTS

DEM SAYS PARTS OF NORTHEASTERN RHODE ISLAND CAN EXPECT GYPSY MOTH CATERPILLAR DAMAGE THIS MONTH

ALMOND, DEM, DEA ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL CORPS

DEM ISSUES REMINDER THAT MINIMUM GAUGE SIZE FOR LOBSTERS INCREASED JUNE 1

DEM'S WELLHEAD PROTECTION REPORT AVAILABLE

DEM SCHEDULES TWO HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS AT ITS ECO-DEPOT IN JUNE

NEW DEM FARMERS' MARKET OPENING JUNE 9 AT COLT STATE PARK

May

ALMOND CREATES DAM SAFETY TASK FORCE

DEM OFFERS BOAT REGISTRATION FORMS, COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSE APPLICATIONS ON LINE

MORE THAN 200 ATTEND DEM'S FIRST WETLANDS OPEN HOUSE

DEM TO PRESENT SAFE BOATING CONTEST AWARDS TO FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADERS AT STATE HOUSE CEREMONY

DEM TO HOLD WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 ON COMPANY REQUEST TO BERTH HIGH SPEED FERRY AT GALILEE STATE PIER

DEM SETS DATE FOR CLASS IV SOIL EVALUATOR EXAM

DEM TO HONOR PETER MERRITT WITH ALFRED L. HAWKES ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

DEM, PROVIDENCE PLAN, TO HOLD NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATIONAL MEETING MAY 25 CONCERNING START OF RIVERSIDE MILLS CLEANUP

DEM TO RE-OPEN TWO SHELLFISH AREAS ON SATURDAY, MAY 27

DEM REPORTS GOOD AND BAD NEWS AT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES

WOONSOCKET TO MAKE MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS TO SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT UNDER CONSENT AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH DEM

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON MAY 23

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF COMMERCIAL FISHERY FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER BEGINS MAY 18

DEM ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW AND ENLARGED BOAT RAMP PARKING AREA AT COLT STATE PARK IN BRISTOL

DEM ANNOUNCES A DECREASE IN THE POSSESSION LIMIT FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER AND SCUP AND SUBSEQUENT CLOSURE OF SCUP FISHERY

DEM TO DISTRIBUTE LARVICIDE TO COMMUNITIES MAY 16 AND 17 AS PART OF STATE'S WEST NILE VIRUS ACTION PLAN

BUYING OR BUILDING A HOME OR BUSINESS? YOU'RE INVITED TO DEM'S WETLANDS OPEN HOUSE MAY 24

DEM, RURAL LANDS COALITION, INVITE SMALL FOREST OWNERS TO FREE WORKSHOP SATURDAY, MAY 20

DEM SCHEDULES SPRING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS ON MAY 20 AND JUNE 10

DEM TO HOLD HEARING MAY 30 ON CHANGES TO HORSESHOE CRAB FISHERY

DEM'S OFFICE OF AIR RESOURCES HONORED BY EPA FOR ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT

FARMERS' MARKET OPENING FRIDAY, MAY 12 AT GODDARD STATE PARK

DEM TO HOLD MOSQUITO PREVENTION TRAINING MAY 11 FOR STATE FACILITIES MANAGERS AND STAFF

EARTH DAY 2000 A HUGE SUCCESS

WESTERLY TO APPLY MOSQUITO LARVACIDE TO SWAMP AREAS

DEM APPROVES PERMIT FOR PROPOSED RELIANT ENERGY FACILITY

April

SCUP FISHERY OPENS; SUMMER LIMITS IN EFFECT

DEM SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR SALMON FRY STOCKING

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON APRIL 25

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING MAY 1 ON AMENDING TWO RULES CONCERNING DISCHARGES TO WATERBODIES

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO MARINE FISHERIES REGULATIONS

ALMOND ANNOUNCES GRANTS PROGRAM FOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

WITH NEW PHOTO ID, VEHICLES WITH DISABLED PASSENGERS AS WELL AS DRIVERS WILL GAIN FREE ADMITTANCE TO STATE BEACHES

DEM TO HOLD APRIL 27 STAKEHOLDER MEETING TO DISCUSS PLANS TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY IN THE KICKEMUIT RESERVOIR

DEM, NARRAGANSETT ELECTRIC TO HOST SAFETY TRAINING FOR ARBORISTS

DEM SAYS SPECIAL TAGS FOR LOBSTER TRAPS IN RHODE ISLAND WATERS NECESSARY BEGINNING JUNE 1

DEM DENIES OCEAN STATE POWER'S REQUEST FOR PERMIT MODIFICATION

FISH ADVISORY FROM HEALTH AND DEM

March

DEM ANNOUNCES THAT OPENING DAY OF TROUT SEASON IS SATURDAY, APRIL 8

DEM AWARDS DESIGN CONTRACT FOR BLACKSTONE VALLEY VISITOR CENTER AND BIKE PATH ENTRANCE

DEM, NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES, TO HOST CONSERVATION DESIGN WORKSHOP ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

ANGELO LIBERTI NAMED CHIEF OF WATERSHEDS AND STANDARDS AT DEM

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO MANAGEMENT AREA REGULATIONS

DEM OFFERS SUGGESTIONS AND FREE BROCHURE ON AVOIDING COYOTES

RHODE ISLAND ANNOUNCES ACTION PLAN TO DEAL WITH POSSIBILITY OF WEST NILE VIRUS

DEM SETS MARCH 13 START DATE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BOAT RAMP PARKING AREA AT COLT STATE PARK

DEM, NARROW RIVER PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION, TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING MARCH 16 ON RESTORING WATER QUALITY IN NARROW RIVER

DEM RECRUITING TO FILL SUMMER POSITIONS AT RHODE ISLAND PARKS AND BEACHES

DEM, RRC AND ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE DEVELOP COOPERATIVE PLAN TO REMOVE TIRES FROM OLNEYVILLE SITE

ALMOND, DEM ACCEPT NATIONAL AWARD FOR HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE BOAT RAMPS

February

MILL GUT CLOSED TO SHELLFISHING UNTIL SUNRISE FEBRUARY 29

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON FEBRUARY 22

DEM SAYS WINTER SCUP FISHERY TO CLOSE FEBRUARY 17; COAST-WIDE QUOTA HAS BEEN LANDED

REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/South County Meeting Set for February 23

REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/Kent County Meeting Set for February 22

LARGE MODEL OF BLACKSTONE CANAL AND BIKE PATH WILL HIGHLIGHT DEM EXHIBITS AT RI SPRING GARDEN AND FLOWER SHOW

DEM ALERTS CONSUMERS TO HOUSEHOLD PESTICIDE RECALL

REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/Bristol County Meeting Set for February 15

REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/Newport County Meeting Set for February 18

DEM ANNOUNCES THAT COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT FOR SCUP DROPS TO 1,000 POUNDS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

TURKEY HUNTING APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 15

DEM EXTENDS APPLICATION PERIOD FOR FOREST LEGACY PROGRAM

DEM RECRUITING TO FILL SUMMER POSITIONS AT RHODE ISLAND PARKS AND BEACHES

January

ALMOND ANNOUNCES RHODE ISLAND EGG CHOSEN FOR WHITE HOUSE EASTER CELEBRATION

RI DEM/REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/Blackstone Valley Meeting Set for February 4

RI DEM/REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/Metro Area Meeting Set for February 10

RI DEM/REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL/North West Meeting Set for February 8

REGIONAL MEETINGS PLANNED ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO BRIEF LOCAL OFFICIALS ON $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND PROPOSAL

SOUTH KOREAN DELEGATION TO VISIT RHODE ISLAND JANUARY 24-27 TO SHARE IDEAS ON POLLUTION PREVENTION

CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE SCHEDULES MEETING ON JANUARY 25

ALMOND LAUNCHES DRIVE FOR $50 MILLION OPEN SPACE BOND

DEM OFFERS ROUNDTABLE TO SHOW COMMUNITIES HOW TO HOLD THE LINE ON WASTE COLLECTION COSTS BY USING PAY-AS-YOU-THROW SYSTEMS

DEM AND EPA SIGN PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT; JOHN DEVILLARS IS SALUTED AS OUTGOING EPA ADMINISTRATOR

DEM ANNOUNCES OPENING OF EXPERIMENTAL LATE HUNTING SEASON FOR CANADA GEESE

DEM OFFERS GRANTS TO COMMUNITIES FOR YOUTH LITTER AND CONSERVATION CORPS


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