For the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind boaters that drinking and boating don’t mix – and that boat operators with blood alcohol levels of .08 or higher risk facing charges for operating under the influence (OUI), as well as putting themselves, their passengers and other boaters in Delaware waters at risk.
As part of activities for National Fishing and Boating Week, June 3-11, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police will hold its 31st Annual Youth Fishing Tournament from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 3 at Ingrams Pond in Millsboro, Akridge Scout Reservation in Camden and at the dog training area of Lums Pond State Park in Bear.
With summer just around the corner, beachnesting birds are in full breeding mode, with piping plover and American oystercatcher nests increasing their Delaware numbers and least terns making nest scrapes.
CAPE HENLOPEN – Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced renovations at Cape Henlopen State Park highlighting the newly improved campground and new amenities at the park’s Seaside Nature Center and Fort Miles Historical Area.
With summer just ahead, boaters soon will be heading out on the water, many of them for the first time over the Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of boating season. DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Office of Boating Safety and Education encourages boaters to practice safe boating, not just over the big holiday weekend, but throughout the year.
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