News from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Updated: 3 hours 40 min ago
DOVER (Feb. 12, 2016) – A DNREC YouTube Channel video premiering this week shows there was a little drama on the high seas before the latest addition to Delaware’s artificial reef system could go below the Atlantic Ocean to occupy a new berth as marine habitat
DOVER (Feb. 12, 2016) – A new Delaware law that increases size limits and decreases recreational possession limits on American eel is now in effect, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today.
DOVER (Feb. 12, 2016) – 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 Feb. 1-7 made 797 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public and issued 16 citations.
TOWNSEND (Feb. 12, 2016) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers concluded an investigation into illegal deer hunting Tuesday with the arrest of a New Castle County man for illegal weapons possession charges along with numerous charges related to the illegal take of at least 14 deer during Delaware’s 2015/16 deer season.
TOWNSEND (Feb. 8, 2016) – Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers and the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit found and safely returned to his family mid-day Sunday a 13-year-old boy reported lost earlier that morning while looking for shed deer antlers on the Eagles Nest Wildlife Area.
MIDDLETOWN (Feb. 10, 2016) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers while on patrol Feb. 8 arrested six Maryland residents for drug possession and other charges after stopping them for illegally operating a motor vehicle and motorcycles in a habitat-sensitive area of the C&D Canal Conservation Area.
DOVER (Feb. 11, 2016) – The Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will address dates proposed by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife for the 2016/17 waterfowl and migratory game bird seasons at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.