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DNREC urges motorists to watch out for deer crossing roadways, especially at dusk

Date Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

With shorter days ahead – especially after the change Nov. 6 from Daylight Savings back to Standard Time – and more 9-to-5 workers driving home at dusk, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds all Delaware motorists to be alert for deer crossing roadways.




After downstate accident, Delaware hunters reminded to observe safe gun handling, hunting practices

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

Following a recent incident in which a hunter accidentally shot himself in the foot with a muzzleloader before starting to deer hunt, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police and the Delaware Hunter Education Program remind hunters to observe safe gun handling and hunting practices before, during and after they have gone afield in pursuit of game animals.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Date Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept. 26-Oct. 2 made 1,226 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 24 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 39 complaints and issued 21 citations.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 19-25

Date Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept. 19-25 made 2,568 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 117 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Saving Lives by Reducing Distracted Driving

Date Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Kent County New Castle County Sussex County

Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell draws attention to the dangers of using handheld electronic devices behind the wheel and reviews new traffic enforcement and public education efforts to reduce distracted driving. “Modern technology is amazing and there’s almost no limit to what people can do with their phones these days, but […]





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