New Castle angler catches – then releases – new state-record largemouth bass weighing more than 11 pounds
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, February 26, 2016
DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police have certified that an 11-pound, 1.6-ounce largemouth bass caught, and released, by Andrew “A.J.” Klein is a new state-record.
Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016
The deadline to change political party affiliation before the Presidential Primary is Friday, February 26, 2016
On February 23, more than 150 large-breed dogs and free-roaming cats received free spay or neuter surgeries compliments of the Division of Public Health’s Office of Animal Welfare (OAW). The mass spay/neuter event was held in conjunction with World Spay Day. Delaware’s Spay Day activities took place in all three counties. The event was aimed at assisting owners of large-breed dogs and those who care for free-roaming cats. These are two groups of animals that experience high rates of homelessness in Delaware, according to OAW Executive Director Hetti Brown.
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will close beginning Tuesday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns and other species.
Delaware artists invited to apply for DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s rain barrel-painting contest now through March 18
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting applications from Delaware artists for participation in a rain barrel painting contest aimed at educating Delawareans on the benefits of using rain barrels to reduce rainwater runoff and improve water quality.