PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) hosts a series of free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers and a fly-fishing clinic this month, starting tonight […]
WARWICK, RI — The Department of Environmental Management has reduced Monday’s closure of Upper Narragansett Bay to shellfishing to a two-mile section of Warwick coastline in response to a he sewage […]
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)’s annual Free Fishing Days are this Saturday and Sunday, allowing Rhode Islanders and visitors to the state to fish in fresh waters without a fishing license or trout conservation stamp.
A power outage at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday at a wastewater treatment facility allowed inadequately treated wastewater into the Pawtuxet River, meaning anyone downstream between West Warwick, Warwick and Narragansett Bay who stuck their hands in the river between then and sunrise Wednesday ought to wash them before eating or drinking, the RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced.
The Warwick City Council approved leasing a section of land along the shore at Rocky Point Park to the Department of Environmental Management so the agency can build a new fishing pier extending from the property for $10 per year.
DEM’s Environmental Police are still investigating a bloodied ghost ship discovered cruising in circles in Greenwich Bay Marina Aug. 9 at 2:21 a.m. with heavy damage to its bow and windshield, reported involved in a crash earlier that night.
Four months after the Friends of Salter Grove (FoSG) drew the attention of Rep. Joseph McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick) to the area’s causeway, the DEM is surveying in preparation to restore the deteriorating 1960s Army Corps of Engineers artifact, and the adjoining park is enjoying occasional organized cleanups.