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DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter Aug 31 to Sept 6

DNREC News - Mon, 09/14/2015 - 09:22
DOVER (Sept. 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 Aug. 31-Sept. 6 made 2,496 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public, including 638 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers issued 93 citations.

New K-9 team to bring tracking, explosives detection skills to DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit

DNREC News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 16:13
DOVER (Sept. 11, 2015) – DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit has a new officer with unique skills – and four legs. K-9 Diesel, an 18-month-old, 95-pound German shepherd/Belgian Malinois specially bred for police work in Slovakia, was donated to the ECU by the Wilmington Kennel Club in January.

Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisories

DNREC News - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 13:16
DOVER (Sept. 11, 2015) – Updated fish consumption advisories for fish caught in Delaware waterways were announced today by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health. The new, less restrictive advisories are for fish caught in four waterways in southern New Castle County – the Army Creek and Pond, Appoquinimink River, Drawyer Creek, and Silver Lake in Middletown.

DNREC now accepting grant proposals for community water quality improvement projects

DNREC News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 13:54
DOVER (Sept. 10, 2015) – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting project proposals for matching grants for community water quality improvement projects. Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowner’s associations are eligible to apply. Proposals must be received by Nov. 10, 2015.