NOTICE: All RI licensed commercial shellfish harvesters are now required to take a Shellfish Harvester Education Course. Go to the link we are providing for full details.
Water Quality Gains-
AREA A COMBINED with CONIMICUT TRIANGLE going to 1.2″ rain for closure
AREA B NO LONGER CONDITIONAL AREA!!
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RI DEM Algae closure webpage:
RI DEM closure information phone line (401-222-2900) is an additional source for closure information.
Important note: If you were born on or after January 1, 1986 you must pass a boating safety course to operate most vessels in Rhode Island. See online links for more information.
RI DEM explanation of the requirement:
Link to the boating course: