Planning & Development

Quonnie Resiliency Project Feedback:

  • GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. was recently contracted to design and present coastal resiliency strategies for the popular boating and fishing access site in Charlestown. A grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Coastal Resiliency Fund is providing funding for this work, along with state funds from saltwater fishing license receipts.
  • The public was invited to participate in an information session on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 6PM regarding coastal resiliency at Quonochontaug Breachway:
  • Quonnie Resiliency Project Feedback Meeting Recording
    Access Passcode: mwy73$p4
  • Quonnie Resiliency Project Feedback Meeting Slides
  • Please provide your feedback via e-mail to DEM.projects@dem.ri.gov by November 30, 2021.

We:

  • 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