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October to be proclaimed “Children in Nature” month

Date Posted: Monday, September 29th, 2014
Categories:  DNREC News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Jack Markell has signed a proclamation declaring October as “Children in Nature Month” in Delaware. To mark the designation, DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation and other partners that comprise the Delaware Children in Nature Coalition will offer public programs designed to get children outdoors and into the beautiful fall weather.




Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center dedicated as downstate state-owned facility

Date Posted: Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Categories:  DNREC News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Jack Markell joined DNREC Secretary David Small, Division of Fish and Wildlife Director David Saveikis, State Rep. David Wilson, DNREC conservation partners and shooting sports enthusiasts to dedicate a formerly privately-owned shooting sports range and conservation education center near Greenwood as the Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center, downstate Delaware’s first and only state-owned public shooting sports range.




Governor Creates Community Advisory Group to Support Wilmington Students

Date Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Following through on a recommendation earlier this month from city legislators in the General Assembly, Governor Markell issued an Executive Order to bring together community leaders, parents, teachers, and others active in Wilmington education to provide suggestions and feedback on ways to improve educational opportunities for city youth.




Governor’s Signature Supports Delaware’s Volunteer Emergency Responders

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Joined by members of the General Assembly and volunteer firefighters at Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company to recognize Delawareans who provide life support services, Governor Markell signed into law three bills to help ensure volunteer ambulance and fire companies have the financial support to continue to serve the state to the best of their abilities.




K12, Higher Education Partner in Delaware to Reduce College Remediation Rates

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

More than half of Delaware public school graduates who enrolled in in-state colleges in 2012 were placed in remedial courses, according to data released by the Delaware Department of Education.





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