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June 2016

High Caterpillar Concentrations Causing Damage to Trees Statewide

'Take a Hike' On National Trails Day This Weekend

DEM, OER, Partners Invite the Public to "Drive Clean" This Weekend (6/4&5) at Fort Adams

May 2016

Mosquito Larvicide Available to Communities Tomorrow

DEM Reminds Public to Not Approach Fawns That Appear Abandoned


DEM Announces Annual Reclassification of Shellfish Waters, Seasonal Closures in Effect This Weekend


Rhode Island Waters Stocked With Trout for Memorial Day Weekend


New Regulations on Composting Operations, Anaerobic Digestion Facilities Now in Effect

DEM Conducting Lifeguard Certification Tests Beginning This Week

DEM Kicks Off Rhode Island's Annual Great Outdoors Pursuit This Weekend

National Safe Boating Week Kicks Off This Weekend

RI Beach Season Has Begun

DEM, Partners Host Tour of New Fishways Along Saugatucket River This Week

Governor, Moffit, DEM Announce Grant Awards to Local Food Businesses During Rhode Island's Fifteenth Annual "Ag" Day

Raimondo, Moffit, DEM Mark Growth of Green Economy With Fifteenth Annual Agriculture Day Next Week

DEM Confirms Presence of Fungal Disease Affecting Bats in RI

Free Freshwater Fishing in Rhode Island This Weekend

DEM Announces Grant Opportunities for Marine Pump-Out Facilities

DEM Adopts Regulations to Curb 'Stockpiling', Illegal Sale of Atlantic Striped Bass

April 2016

DEM, Reed, Partners Mark Arbor Day with Grant Awards, Tree Planting

Reed, DEM, Partners Mark Arbor Day with Grant Awards, Tree Planting on April 29

Westerly Begins Mosquito Larvicide Spraying Tomorrow

DEM Encourages Rhode Islanders to Get Outdoors, Get Active in Celebration of Earth Day Tomorrow

DEM Joins National "Spring Aboard" Campaign to Promote Boating Education Next Week

DEM to Host Fly-Fishing Clinics Beginning April 16

DEM Hosts Public Workshop Next Week on Proposed Freshwater Fishing, Hunting Regulations

DEM Reminds Residents to Remove Backyard Food Sources as Black Bears Emerge from Hibernation

Saturday Marks Opening Day of Freshwater Fishing Season

March 2016

RI's First Quahog "Restaurant" Week Wraps Up with Special Celebration

DEM and Arbor Day Foundation Team Up to Help Homeowners Save Energy, Money with Free Tree Program

DEM Announces Improvements to George Washington Memorial Campground in Glocester

Raimondo and Moffit Kick Off RI's First Quahog "Restaurant" Week

Upper Bay Conditional Shellfish Area B to Reopen Tomorrow

DEM Selects Westerly Third Grader for National Farming Prize

Raimondo Kicks Off RI's First Quahog "Restaurant" Week on March 21

February 2016

Upper Bay Conditional Shellfish Area A and Conimicut Triangle to Reopen Tomorrow

DEM Continues Investment in Healthy Communities and Outdoor Recreation With Latest Grant Announcement

DEM Arrests Fall River Man for Illegally Importing Dogs Into Rhode Island

January 2016

Deer Hunting Season on Black Rock on Block Island Is Now Open

DEM Promotes Growth of Green Economy with Latest Grant Awards

Voicemail System Currently Down at DEM Providence Headquarters

December 2015

DEM Funds Cleanup of Wrecked Vessels in Waters off Portsmouth and Westerly

DEM Stocks Rhode Island Waters with Trout for Winter Fishing Season

RI Joins Nation to 'Take a Hike' on New Year's Day

DEM Accepting Applications for Seasonal Employment

Governor, DEM Award $3.7 Million to Redevelop Brownfields Sites Throughout Rhode Island

DEM Acquires More Than 90 Acres on Prudence Island

Conditional Shellfish Areas in Upper Narragansett Bay to Re-Open Four Days Early as a Result of Acceptable Post-Storm Monitoring Data

DEM Breaks Ground On New "Green" Beach Pavilion at Lincoln Woods

DEM Breaks Ground On New "Green" Beach Pavilion at Lincoln Woods (Media Advisory)

DEM Names Dean Hoxsie New Chief of Law Enforcement

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