DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is launching Delaware’s new Conservation Access Pass July 1. Starting on that date, a Conservation Access Pass will be required for any registered motor vehicle used to access Division of Fish & Wildlife state wildlife areas for recreational activities such as birdwatching, wildlife photography, hiking and horseback riding, as well as hunting.
The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in the state’s Waterfowl and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a pintail duck and a Golden Retriever by Daniel Allard of Marengo, Ohio, will grace the 2018/19 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and a painting of a brook trout by Eric Jablonowski of Suwanee, Ga., will adorn the 2018 Delaware Trout Stamp.
Natural Resources Police officers made 1,732 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public between April 3-9, including 41 vessel boardings for boating safety, hunting and fishing regulation compliance checks.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 1,007 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public between March 27-April 2, including 26 vessel boardings for boating safety, hunting and fishing regulation compliance checks, issuing 15 citations.
Wildlife art enthusiasts, stamp and print collectors, waterfowl hunters, anglers, birdwatchers and wetland conservationists will gather at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8 for the judging of Delaware’s annual Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp contests, which will be held at the Delaware Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Event at Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center, 12613 Hunters Cove Road, Greenwood, DE 19950.
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