LAUREL (July 26, 2016) – The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance (NWA) in partnership with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites the public to join in celebration of the Nanticoke River and learn more about its current health and water quality issues at the annual Nanticoke Wade-In. This year’s event to be held Thursday, July 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Trap Pond State Park near Laurel, also features the NWA releasing the 2015 Nanticoke River Report Card and announcing a new multi-year partnership with the Perdue Foundation that will benefit the river’s future.
Online volunteer registration has opened for the 30th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 17. The cleanup spans the First State’s 97-mile eastern coastline and includes river and ocean shorelines as well as wetland and watershed areas.
The Delaware Forest Service is sending a 20-person team of wildland firefighters to the Rocky Mountain region for a scheduled two-week assignment to battle wildfires for the National Interagency Fire Center. The crew departed Blackbird State Forest this morning and is headed to Denver, Colorado to be “pre-positioned” for a specific assignment.
State officials joined local residents for a briefing on the project to rehabilitate the aging Hearns Pond Dam and bring it into compliance with Delaware’s Dam Safety Regulations. The dam is the state’s top priority for improvements based on the risk to downstream communities and infrastructure should the dam fail.
The deadline for Delaware businesses to spend their grant award is September 30, 2016. State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) grants are still available to small- and medium-sized companies looking to enter and develop markets overseas. The grant money is part of $276,741 awarded last year by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help increase […]
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