Latest News in the Division of Parks & Recreation

July 2, 2013 - With increased Black Bear sightings in the state, DEM offers the public tips on co-existing with bears


July 2, 2013 - With increased Black Bear sightings in the state, DEM offers the public tips on co-existing with bears


July 2, 2013 - With increased Black Bear sightings in the state, DEM offers the public tips on co-existing with bears


July 2, 2013 - With increased Black Bear sightings in the state, DEM offers the public tips on co-existing with bears


July 2, 2013 - With increased Black Bear sightings in the state, DEM offers the public tips on co-existing with bears


July 1, 2013 - DEM announces temporary closure of East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail beginning at 4 PM Monday, July 1 in order to protect Piping Plover Nesting Areas


June 26, 2013 - DEM advises campers and other vacationers to use only local firewood to avoid import of invasive wood-boring insects


June 18, 2013 - Rhode Islanders invited to Fort Adams State Park for the second Great Outdoors Pursuit Event on Sunday, June 23


May 13, 2013 - DEM to conduct Lifeguard Certification Testing May 22 and 23


May 10, 2013 - Rhode Islanders Invited to discover State Parks and compete for prizes at the 6th annual Great Outdoors Pursuit


May 7, 2013 - DEM announces weekend opening of select State Beaches beginning on Saturday, May 11


May 6, 2013 - Governor Chafee, DEM Director Coit to take part in public forum on Rocky Point Tuesday, May 7 at the Rhodes of Pawtuxet


March 28, 2013 - DEM set to close on purchase of iconic Rocky Point property on Thursday, March 28 at Warwick City Hall...


DEM accepting applications for 2013 seasonal jobs


November 28, 2012 - DEM reminds public that all users of state management areas must wear fluorescent orange throughout shotgun deer hunting season, which opens on Saturday, December 1st.


November 7, 2012 - DEM praises Rhode Island voters for approving environmental bonds to preserve water quality, open space, farmland, and boost recreation development opportunities across the state.


October 15, 2012 - Rhode Island State Parks & Recreation announces the launch of their new website.


October 4, 2012 - DEM to hold public hearing on proposed animal importation regulations on Wednesday, October 31st.


September 17, 2012 - Gov. Chafee announces that the U.S Small Business Administration has accepted State's offer to purchase Rocky Point property in Warwick.


September 17, 2012 - DEM announces Triple E found in mosquitoes trapped in Warren.








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