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  Archives:  September 2014

Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | New Castle County | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and notification system on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.




October to be proclaimed “Children in Nature” month

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

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.




Smokey Bear celebrates 70th year by visiting over 90 Delaware schools

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

To honor October as “Fire Prevention Month,” Smokey Bear will visit over 90 Delaware schools to teach children that “only you can prevent wildfires.”
Ashley Peebles, trainer-educator for the Delaware Forest Service, oversees the annual Smokey Bear program, which reached almost 8,000 children last year. 2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of Smokey Bear’s introduction in 1944, which has evolved into the longest running public service campaign in U.S. history.




Marijuana and Assault Rifle Seized During Traffic Stop

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

While traveling in the area of Peachtree Run in Camden, Delaware, a Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement Agent stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The operator of the vehicle Matthew Trently, 22, of Magnolia was found in possession of an AR-15 assault rifle with a loaded 20 round magazine, brass knuckles, and 106 […]




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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, September 28, 2014

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.






  Archives:  September 2014

Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | New Castle County | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and notification system on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.




October to be proclaimed “Children in Nature” month

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

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.




Smokey Bear celebrates 70th year by visiting over 90 Delaware schools

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

To honor October as “Fire Prevention Month,” Smokey Bear will visit over 90 Delaware schools to teach children that “only you can prevent wildfires.”
Ashley Peebles, trainer-educator for the Delaware Forest Service, oversees the annual Smokey Bear program, which reached almost 8,000 children last year. 2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of Smokey Bear’s introduction in 1944, which has evolved into the longest running public service campaign in U.S. history.




Marijuana and Assault Rifle Seized During Traffic Stop

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

While traveling in the area of Peachtree Run in Camden, Delaware, a Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement Agent stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The operator of the vehicle Matthew Trently, 22, of Magnolia was found in possession of an AR-15 assault rifle with a loaded 20 round magazine, brass knuckles, and 106 […]




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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, September 28, 2014

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.