BEFORE & AFTER
DEM’s new fixed North Pier at Fort Adams State Park enabled the Fort to host the extremely successful 2015 Volvo Ocean Race and to welcome Volvo back in 2018.
FISCAL YEAR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
View the Division of Planning & Development’s Accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2016, as outlined in our Annual Report.
GALILEE BOAT RAMP IMPROVEMENTS The newly reconstructed Galilee boat ramp opened in the summer of 2014 and is now universally accessible and features a double-lane system and added floats for increased efficiency and ease of use.
Design and build award winning State Park & Management Area Facilities including boat ramps, beach pavilions, bike paths, fish ladders and more;
Oversee Grant Programs distributing State & Federal dollars to Municipalities and NGO's for local park development & land conservation work; and
Acquire land or easements to expand our park system, conserve wildlife habitat and protect farmland for the benefit of future generations;
Manage the DEM's Geographic Information System. Our work includes processing and analysis of spatial environmental data, and the production of conventional and digital cartographic products