In his weekly message, Governor Markell encourages Delawareans to be prepared for extreme weather events and highlights ongoing efforts to mitigate the damage caused by natural disasters.
“The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” honored with Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History.
On the eve of Cape Henlopen State Park’s 50th anniversary, hiking and biking trail fans, elected officials, park visitors and local residents today came out to celebrate the long anticipated official opening of the Gordons Pond Trail at the park. The new 3.2-mile trail is part of Governor Jack Markell’s Trails and Pathways Initiative, providing a key link in a 15-mile regional trail system connecting Lewes and Rehoboth Beach including the existing Junction and Breakwater Trail.
Today, Governor Jack Markell and Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney and DNREC Sec. Collin O’Mara announced that the state has received $6.9 million in federal funding to design and construct projects for Delaware Bay wetland and beach habitats that will minimize coastal flooding and enhance the resiliency of communities and ecosystems degraded by storms, including Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The funding will support Delaware’s efforts to protect lands, infrastructure, and communities along the Bayshore from future coastal storms and sea level rise.
Date Posted: Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered on Tuesday, June 17, for the passing of former State Representative Thomas E. Brady Jr.
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