News from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Updated: 3 days 6 hours ago
DOVER (Feb. 1, 2013) – 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 agents responded to 33 complaints and issued 16 citations between Jan. 23 and 30.
MILLSBORO (Feb. 1, 2013) – DNREC’s Site Investigation and Restoration Section will hold a public hearing on the final phase of the proposed cleanup plan for the Burton Island ash landfill at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Millsboro Fire Hall, 109 East State Street in Millsboro.
DOVER (Feb. 1, 2013) – The new 2013 Delaware Fishing Guide has arrived with a colorful splash and is being distributed to fishing license dealers throughout the state, including many hardware, sporting goods and bait & tackle shops. Anglers also can pick up a copy of the guide, along with their fishing license and trout stamp, at the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s main office in the Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, and can get it online too – by visiting the DNREC website.
DOVER (Jan. 30, 2013) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement officers recently rescued a deer that had fallen through the ice on Milford’s Haven Lake. Officers used the bow of a small boat to break ice and get close to the struggling doe, then “herded” the deer through the open water channel they had made back to shore.
DOVER (Jan. 31, 2013) – With recycling services now available to every Delaware resident, all commercial businesses and institutions will also be participating soon in the state’s comprehensive recycling program.
NEWARK (Jan. 30, 2013) – Federal, state, city and school officials gathered this morning at Newark High School to kick off a citywide anti-idling awareness campaign for cleaner air, better health and savings at the gas pump.
DOVER (Jan. 25, 2013) – 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 agents responded to 33 complaints and issued 32 citations between Jan. 16 and 23.
(STATEWIDE, Jan. 25, 2013) – Delaware residents are invited to attend upcoming engagement sessions on sea level rise and provide comments on potential actions that can be taken to improve our state’s capacity to adapt. Three sessions, one in each county, will be held – on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Lewes, Tuesday, Feb. 19 in New Castle and Monday, Feb. 25 in Dover.
LEWES (Jan. 25, 2013) – The main beach boardwalk at Cape Henlopen State Park will be closed to pedestrians starting Monday, Jan. 28, when construction begins to replace the boardwalk’s decking for most of its length.
DOVER (Jan. 25, 2013) – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for surface water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. February 28, 2013.
DOVER (Jan. 23, 2013) – Since 2009, the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife has implemented an annual Snow Goose Conservation Order as part of an Atlantic Flyway-wide effort to reduce the population of greater snow geese. The 2013 Conservation Order will open on Monday, Jan. 28 and run through Saturday, April 13.
DOVER (Jan. 18, 2013) – 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 agents responded to 66 complaints and issued 42 citations between Jan. 2 and 16.
DOVER (Jan. 19, 2013) – The second of three planned community meetings on the future of the Historic Fort DuPont Complex will be held in the Delaware City Fire Hall at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 4.
DOVER (Jan. 17, 2013) – Revised non-tidal fishing regulations have been published in January’s Delaware Register of Regulations and became effective on Jan. 11, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife recently announced. The new portions contain changes to pond trout-fishing regulations and authorize the use of bowfishing equipment and spears for snakeheads and other invasive fish species.
DOVER (Jan. 16, 2013) – The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife will host a public workshop outlining DNREC’s proposed certification program for Delaware’s nuisance wildlife control operators at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Richardson and Robbins Building auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.
DOVER (Jan. 15, 2013) – The Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet from 10 a.m. - noon Thursday, Jan. 24, at DNREC’s Lewes facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.
DOVER (Jan. 11, 2013) – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold the second of three public hearings Monday, Jan. 14 in Dover, in support of Executive Order 36, Governor Jack Markell’s effort to strengthen Delaware’s economy by modernizing and streamlining regulations that may be outdated or unnecessarily burdensome, while maintaining the state’s commitment to improving public health and environmental performance.
DOVER (Jan. 8, 2013) – For the 2013 Governor’s Week of Service from Jan. 11 to 21, the DNREC Divisions of Fish and Wildlife and Parks and Recreation are looking for volunteers to help with winter projects at state wildlife areas and state parks.
SEAFORD (Jan. 9, 2013) – The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 to receive public comments on a plan to demolish a structure on a new state property near Seaford to make way for a public canoe/kayak launch. The meeting will be held at the Woodland United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 5123 Woodland Church Road, Seaford.