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East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail Temporary Opening Of A Section Of The Sand Trail

DEM Announces Temporary Closure of East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail Beginning at 9 AM Tuesday, June 2 in Order to Protect Piping Plover Nesting Areas

DEM Recruiting to Fill Seasonal Positions at State Parks and Beaches, with Online Applications Being Accepted

DEM's Division of Parks and Recreation Announces Availability of Revamped App for iPhone and Android Users

Check out the new features on the improved Rhode Island State Parks app provided by Pocket Ranger

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