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NARRAGANSETT â€“ The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the University of Rhode Island announced the establishment of the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Institute on Monday.
The institute (RIMFI) is a new partnership aimed at coordinating marine fisheries science, research, and educational activities of priority importance in Rhode Island.
Representatives from Rhode Islandâ€™s Congressional delegation, including Congressman Jim Langevin, joined URI and DEM officials at the Bay Campus Monday for the signing of the partnership agreement.
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