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RI Department of Environmental Management
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DEM ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2014 GREAT OUTDOORS PURSUITPROVIDENCE- The Department of Environmental Management hosted the grand finale event of the 2014 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit at Burlingame State Campground in Charlestown on Saturday, August 9.
The grand finale event concluded with a grand prize ceremony where pre-registered Pursuit participants won prizes of outdoor equipment donated by local retailers and sponsors. The teams who won prizes included:
DEM, with support from the Department of Health launched the Great Rhode Island Outdoors Pursuit in 2008 to reunite families with the outdoors, encourage more physical activity, build the next generation of environmental stewards, and showcase state parks and forests. This year 407 teams registered for the Pursuit, including over 1,690 participants, who visited different facilities and took part in outdoor adventures and learned about environmental and health issues.
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