2017 Division of Fish & Wildlife calendar available now, newly featuring sunrise/sunset times and hunting/fishing seasons

Date Posted: Monday, December 19th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce that its full-color 2017 calendar is available now, just in time for the New Year. Each month of the calendar depicts seasonal photographs of the division’s public wildlife and fishing areas and education facilities. New features in this year’s annual calendar include daily sunrise and sunset times and 2017 hunting and fishing season dates, as well as the usual monthly seasonal outdoor activity reminders and a convenient Division of Fish & Wildlife contact directory. 2017-calendar

This year’s calendar features photos by Division of Fish & Wildlife staff members Stew Michels, Jay Davis, Kim Gadow, Craig Rhoads, Karen Bennett, Wayne Lehman, Denise Husband, Rob Gano, Audrey DeRose-Wilson, Bill Jones and Mary Rivera.

“The 2017 calendar showcases the natural beauty of Delaware’s public wildlife areas, fishing ponds and nature centers,” said Division of Fish & Wildlife Director David Saveikis. “These are just some of the sites the division manages in serving the public as we fulfill our guiding slogan ‘We Bring You Delaware’s Great Outdoors through Science and Service.’ Get your calendar today to enjoy pictures of some of Delaware’s best wild places and outdoor scenery as you use the calendar throughout the year.”

Calendars are available for $5 at the following locations:

  • DNREC’s licensing desk at 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901, open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday;
  • Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center, 12613 Hunters Cove Road, Greenwood, DE 19950, open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday thru Sunday; and
  • Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center and Public Shooting Range, 1205 River Road, New Castle, DE 19720, open 12:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Calendars also may be ordered for $6 including postage and handling by calling the Division of Fish & Wildlife at 302-739-9910, Monday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or by sending a check made out to “Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife” to Jennifer Childears, Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

Media contact: Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902.

Vol. 46, No. 425


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