Date Posted: Friday, August 11th, 2017
DNREC Secretary Garvin joined Coastal Cleanup site captains, volunteers, and supporters a 30th anniversary celebration of the cleanup hosted by Slaughter Beach. The 2017 Coastal Cleanup will be held on September 16.
Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Categories: Delaware Coastal Programs Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate Division of Fish and Wildlife Division of Parks and Recreation Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC Office of Community Services
HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.
“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”
Date Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017
Online volunteer registration is now open for the 30th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 16.
The numbers are in for the 26th Annual Christina River Cleanup: The nearly 1,000 volunteers who recently turned out for the event collected more than 17 tons of trash from the river and its tributaries, including more than 300 discarded tires, an air conditioner, part of a prosthetic leg, a bucket seat from a van and a cash register box.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife’s training for “bat spotting” will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 19 at DNREC’s Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC), located at 2520 Lighthouse Road, Smyrna, DE 19977.
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