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Aquatic Resource Education (A.R.E.) Current Events
For more information and registration details about the following programs, please contact
Kimberly Sullivan at kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov or 401-539-0019.

Come Clam With Me…
June 17, 2015 FULL
Noon to 3 PM
North Kingstown Town Beach


Have you ever wondered how those littlenecks ended up behind the seafood window of your local grocery store? Did you know that as a Rhode Island resident you can harvest your own clams recreationally without a license? Here is your chance to learn how to dig for clams, the equipment needed, and the management strategies that have kept Rhode Island in the quahogging industry for so long. Sponsored by the RI Sea Grant, commercial quahogger Jody King will be introducing people, young and old, to the ins and outs of recreational clamming. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Kimberly Sullivan at kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov or 401-539-0019.

Women's Fly Fishing
Saturday, June 27, 2015
9 to 3 PM
Carolina Trout Hatchery - Carolina, RI

The Wood River Fly Fishing, Narragansett Trout Unlimited, and RIDEM's Aquatic Resource Education program are sponsoring their first ever women-only fly fishing workshop. Fly fishing instructors from all over the state will be present to teach women how to fly fish in a hands-on, safe and non-competitive environment. The program will focus on equipment needs, fly tying, fly casting and fishing areas across Rhode Island. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 401-539-0019 or email at kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov.

Come Clam With Me…
July 30, 2015 FULL
Noon to 3 PM
Spink Neck Beach

Have you ever wondered how those littlenecks ended up behind the seafood window of your local grocery store? Did you know that as a Rhode Island resident you can harvest your own clams recreationally without a license? Here is your chance to learn how to dig for clams, the equipment needed, and the management strategies that have kept Rhode Island in the quahogging industry for so long. Sponsored by the RI Sea Grant, commercial quahogger Jody King will be introducing people, young and old, to the ins and outs of recreational clamming. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Kimberly Sullivan at kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov or 401-539-0019.

Come Clam With Me…
August 20, 2015 FULL
4 to 7 PM
North Kingstown Town Beach

Have you ever wondered how those littlenecks ended up behind the seafood window of your local grocery store? Did you know that as a Rhode Island resident you can harvest your own clams recreationally without a license? Here is your chance to learn how to dig for clams, the equipment needed, and the management strategies that have kept Rhode Island in the quahogging industry for so long. Sponsored by the RI Sea Grant, commercial quahogger Jody King will be introducing people, young and old, to the ins and outs of recreational clamming. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Kimberly Sullivan at kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov or 401-539-0019.

Come Clam With Me…
September 16, 2015 FULL
3 to 6 PM
Spink Neck Beach

Have you ever wondered how those littlenecks ended up behind the seafood window of your local grocery store? Did you know that as a Rhode Island resident you can harvest your own clams recreationally without a license? Here is your chance to learn how to dig for clams, the equipment needed, and the management strategies that have kept Rhode Island in the quahogging industry for so long. Sponsored by the RI Sea Grant, commercial quahogger Jody King will be introducing people, young and old, to the ins and outs of recreational clamming. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Kimberly Sullivan at kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov or 401-539-0019.

In addition to these activites, the ARE program offers group fishing training opportunities at the ARE training pond located in Richmond, RI. The pond allows school, scout, senior and youth groups a chance to learn to fish in a safe, wheelchair accessible area. Bait, rods, tackle, and training are provided. Reservations are required and must be made through Kimberly Sullivan. For more information or to reserve the training facilities for your group, please contact Kimberly Sullivan at 401-539-0037 or



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