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Federal and state officials, conservation partners celebrate two $1M grants benefitting Delaware’s Bayshore and beyond

Date Posted:Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Categories:  DNREC News Office of Governor Markell

Among the lush fields and tidal marshland of Delaware’s Bayshore east of Dover, Delaware officials and conservation partners were joined by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Deputy Director Steve Guertin to celebrate the purchase, protection and conservation of the Vance Morris Tract – nearly 750 acres of key coastal Bayshore lands bordering the Ted Harvey Conservation Area.

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Biden: Delaware Must Replace Medical Examiner’s Office With Modern Crime Lab

Date Posted:Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

The recent problems revealed with drug evidence in the State Medical Examiner’s Office make clear that Delaware needs to build its own, state-of-the-art crime laboratory, Attorney General Beau Biden said today.

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2014 Arbor Day School Poster Contest Winners

Date Posted:Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service has announced the winners of its annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest with a theme of “Trees are terrific… in cities and towns!” This year’s statewide winner is Isabella Garber, a fifth-grader at Christ the Teacher School in Newark. Her poster was judged the best overall on the following qualities: artistic expression, originality, neatness, and use of theme. Complete archive of winners at delawaretrees.com.

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The “Wooden World Revealed”: The Archaeology and History of His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak

Date Posted:Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

The wars on land and sea during the late eighteenth century were an important part of Atlantic history, and unite the naval and maritime histories of many countries around the world. Consequently, a British warship named the DeBraak was escorting and protecting a convoy of British and American merchant ships en route to the United […]

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New Delaware study points to benefits of irrigation

Date Posted:Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Categories:  Delaware Economic Development Office Department of Agriculture News

Irrigation can increase grain production and profitability even in a near-ideal growing season, a new survey of Delaware cropland shows.

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