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Updated: 2 weeks 4 days ago

Christmas tree recycling a Delaware post-holiday tradition carries on for 2015 2016

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 17:28
DOVER (Dec. 28, 2015) – Delawareans are encouraged to give their recycling spirit a boost after the holiday season by delivering their Christmas trees to one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state. Please note that Christmas trees are no longer accepted for recycling at any Delaware State Park locations.

Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter Dec 14 thru 20

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 16:44
DOVER (Dec. 23, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Dec. 14-20 made 988 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public. Officers issued 21 citations.

Great gift ideas from DNREC for helping the special ones help the environment or for getting them outdoors

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 12:27
DOVER (Dec. 23, 2015) – If you’re approaching the holidays in fear of a last-minute letdown over missing out on the right gift for the outdoors enthusiast or environmental steward on your holiday shopping list, DNREC says fret no more. What follow are suggestions from throughout the agency on matching those special ones in your life with what might best suit them in the holiday spirit.

“Restoring Wetlands: Facing Challenges” now available on DNREC YouTube Channel

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 16:18
DOVER (Dec. 21, 2015) – The fifth installment of DNREC’s “Wetlands 101” video series – “Restoring Wetlands: Facing Challenges” – premieres this week on DNREC’s YouTube Channel. The series is produced by the Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program within DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Dec. 7-13

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 12:55
DOVER (Dec. 18, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety,

DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site to close Jan. 11, 2016; will reopen next May Saturdays only

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 11:15
DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site to close Jan. 11, 2016; will reopen next May Saturdays only

Division of Fish & Wildlife schedules public workshops on wildlife program services and related hunting and trapping license fees

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 16:44
DOVER (Dec. 17, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will hold a series of public workshops to share information and gather public comments

DNREC postpones Jan. 5th hearing on sediment and stormwater regulations

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 15:43
DOVER (Dec. 17, 2015) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today it is postponing a January 5th public hearing on Delaware’s sediment and stormwater regulations

DNREC postpones Jan. 5th hearing on sediment and stormwater regulations

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 12:18
DOVER (Dec. 17, 2015) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today it is postponing a January 5th public hearing on Delaware’s sediment and stormwater regulations and accompanying technical documents and will continue to work with a Regulatory Advisory Committee and other stakeholders to undertake a comprehensive review of the regulations that have been in place since 2014.

Dover waterman arrested on 93 charges related to commercial blue crab fishing near Port Mahon

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 10:25
DOVER (Dec. 15, 2015) – Following an investigation, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Delaware waterman Dec. 12 on 93 charges related to commercial crabbing activities in the Delaware Bay off Port Mahon.

Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter Nov 30 thru Dec 6

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 10:00
DOVER (Dec. 11, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov. 30-Dec. 6 made 967 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public. Officers issued 17 citations

DNREC sinks ex-Army-Navy ship Shearwater as boon to Delaware’s acclaimed reef system

Fri, 12/11/2015 - 18:50
ATLANTIC OCEAN 38 deg. 31.200’ N Latitude and 074 deg. 30.800’W Longitude (Dec. 11, 2015) – In the collegial spirit of a rivalry taking place tomorrow on a football field in Philadelphia, Delaware and DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife today

Delaware waterfowl hunting seasons reopen Dec 18

Fri, 12/11/2015 - 12:55
DOVER (Dec. 11, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds waterfowlers that the last of three 2015/16 seasonal segments for hunting migratory ducks and Canada geese in Delaware opens Friday, Dec. 18 and runs through Saturday, Jan. 30.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Nov. 23-29

Fri, 12/11/2015 - 12:49
DOVER (Dec. 4, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov. 23-29 made 960 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public,

Five DNREC satellite offices now centralized at new Dover location for operational efficiencies and state savings on leased properties

Fri, 12/11/2015 - 12:01
DOVER (Dec. 10, 2015) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has consolidated five leased satellite offices in Kent County into a more centrally-located campus in downtown Dover that will house more than 100 staff members and part-time employees.

Controlled deer hunt Dec. 15-16 in Brandywine Creek State Park to be managed by Division of Fish & Wildlife

Thu, 12/10/2015 - 09:57
WILMINGTON (Dec. 10, 2015) – Brandywine Creek State Park in northern New Castle County will be completely closed to the general public, on Tuesday, Dec. 15 and Wednesday, Dec. 16 for the park’s annual controlled deer hunt

DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announces 2015 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest winners

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 10:29
DOVER (Nov. 30, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife today announced the five top entries chosen from its 2015 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest. The winning photos will appear on the cover or inside the forthcoming 2016 Delaware Fishing Guide.

2016 Division of Fish & Wildlife calendar now available, featuring scenic wildlife and fishing area photos

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 10:28
DOVER (Dec. 8, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce its full-color 2016 calendar is available now and just in time for holiday gift-giving. Each month of the calendar depicts seasonal photos of the division’s wildlife, fishing and boating access areas and Fish & Wildlife’s DuPont Nature Center overlooking Mispillion Harbor near Milford.

Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds hunters to be aware of shared hunting grounds during overlapping seasons

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 10:27
DOVER (Dec. , 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters that a variety of game species are in season from now until February, and to be aware of other hunters using diverse weapons and hunting methods while seeking different game animals

DNREC proposes revising floodplain hazards for South Branch Naaman Creek in New Castle County communities

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 11:58
DOVER (Dec. 8, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship has performed a floodplain study and submitted a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) request to FEMA for revising the floodplain for the tributary of South Branch Naaman Creek