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News from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Updated: 4 hours 44 min ago

DNREC Division of Energy and Climate offers tips to keep costs down while chasing away chills

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:42
DOVER (Oct. 20, 2014) – With winter just around the corner, now is a good time to prepare your home and cars for cold weather. You’d like to stay warm, but that can mean using more power in your home and more gas in your car – and having less money in your pocket. To tip that balance in your favor, DNREC’s Division of Energy and Climate offers the following no- and low-cost tips to help you use less energy and save more money this winter – and in some cases, year-round.

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Blotter Oct 7 to 13

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:47
DOVER (Oct. 17, 2014) – 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 Enforcement Natural Resources Police officers between Oct. 7-13 made 786 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 40 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents issued 30 citations.

DNREC now accepting grant proposals for wastewater and surface water project planning

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:18
DOVER (October 17, 2014) – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, and the Financial Assistance Branch are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. November 24.

Governor Markell signs new bill to enable DNREC to issue low-numbered surf fishing vehicle plates

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:42
INDIAN RIVER LIFE-SAVING STATION AND MUSEUM (Oct.16, 2014) – Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary David Small, legislators and surf fishing groups and enthusiasts were on hand today as the Governor signed HB348, which allows DNREC and the Division of Parks & Recreation to issue low-numbered surf vehicle plates (1-1000) by sale or auction.

DNREC Fish and Wildlife stocks trout for fall in White Clay Creek

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:41
WHITE CLAY CREEK (Oct. 16, 2014) – The Fisheries Section of the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that White Clay Creek has received its annual fall stocking of trout. Fall stockings have occurred at White Clay Creek since 2007.

Community Involvement Advisory Council meets Oct. 21 at Smyrna Rest Area

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:50
DOVER (Oct. 16, 2014) – Delaware’s Community Involvement Advisory Council (CIAC) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 9:30 a.m. at the Smyrna Rest Area’s conference room, 5500 DuPont Parkway, Smyrna, DE 19977.