Rhode Island’s Most Important Forest Definition Date: November 30, 2023 — 6:00pm to 7:00pm RI DEM and the RI Forest Conservation Commission seek public comments on a draft definition of Rhode Island’s most important forests. The Commission values your feedback and thoughts surrounding one of Rhode Island’s most precious resources – its forestland. Helping to develop Rhode Island’s most important forest definition will work towards creating a framework for ways to protect, enhance, and conserve our forests. View the draft copy of this definition. A Zoom meeting will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 6 PM to provide a brief explanation of this definition and provide an opportunity for the public to provide their comments and ask questions. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7804532370?pwd=NmJDRlFGSUVGaGU5c3ZnVUxKaytjUT09&omn=82496214506 Meeting ID: 780 453 2370 | Passcode: 225314 In the event you are not able to attend this meeting, you may submit written comments to Tee Jay Boudreau, Division of Forest Environment, Deputy Chief: TeeJay.Boudreau@dem.ri.gov. by December 8, 2023.