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DNREC News

Delaware students to compete in state Envirothon on April 10

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:11
GREENVILLE (April 1, 2014) – Delaware students from around the state will meet at Coverdale Farm Preserve in Greenville on Thursday, April 10 to compete in the 19th annual Delaware Envirothon. Eighty-five students, representing nine high schools, will compete for more than $5,700 in college scholarships and cash awards. Registration for the competition begins at 8 a.m. and the awards ceremony will begin at approximately 1:45 p.m.

Trout season to open in White Clay Creek on April 5

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:19
NEWARK (April 1, 2014) – Delaware’s spring 2014 upstate trout season will open at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, with six designated trout streams in northern New Castle County – White Clay Creek, Christina Creek, Pike Creek, Beaver Run, Wilson Run and Mill Creek – stocked and ready with thousands of trout, including some trophy-sized fish.

2014 Mosquito Control season begins with spraying wooded wetlands

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:15
DOVER (April 1, 2014) – Depending upon weather conditions, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section will start its annual spring woodland-pool spraying this week, treating wooded wetlands near select populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. Between 4,000 and 7,000 forested acres that produce large numbers of early season mosquitoes will be strategically sprayed to treat immature aquatic larval stages, using larvicides applied by helicopter and possibly fixed-wing aircraft.

Upstate trout season to open April 5 in six New Castle County streams

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:05
DOVER (March 28, 2014) – Delaware’s spring 2013 upstate trout season will open at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Portions of six designated trout streams in northern New Castle County – White Clay Creek, Christina Creek, Pike Creek, Beaver Run, Wilson Run and Mill Creek – will be stocked and ready with thousands of rainbow and brown trout, including some trophy-sized fish.

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Blotter March 18 to 24

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:27
DOVER (March 28, 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 Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents between March 18-24 made 420 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 18 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents issued 15 citations.

Take a Kid Fishing dates announced by DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:16
DOVER (March 27, 2014) – Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and trying their hand as an angler at landing a fish? Through the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Take a Kid Fishing! program, you’ll have your choice of five upcoming dates when budding anglers age 6 through 15 and a parent/guardian are invited to come out and cast a line.

Fort DuPont Walking Tour set for Sunday March 30

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:10
DELAWARE CITY (March 28, 2014) – The Interpretive staff at Fort DuPont State Park will conduct a walking tour of the park at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30. The tour includes a discussion of how many of the buildings on the grounds have been used over time and plans for adaptive reuse of the site in the future.