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  Archives:  January 2017

Redden Forest picnic area closed due to illegal activity

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Delaware Forest Service is closing a picnic pavilion and adjacent parking lot at Redden State Forest due to persistent criminal activity at the site, located on the Jester Tract at Camp Road and Redden Road north of Georgetown, Sussex County.

Designed by Delaware’s first state forester William S. Taber and constructed by conservation work crews in 1936, the rustic pavilion has now become a magnet for lewd conduct, drugs, and other offenses that have occasionally startled and kept away other visitors. While agency officials have no specific timetable for reopening, they plan to use the closure period for renovations and security upgrades that could again allow for public access at the site.




Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Announces Settlement With Western Union

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Attorney General Matt Denn along with the attorneys general of 48 states and the District of Columbia Tuesday announced a settlement with Colorado-based The Western Union Company (“Western Union”) to resolve a multistate investigation focused on complaints of consumers who used Western Union’s wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes […]




Youth waterfowl hunting day designated Feb. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Snow Goose Conservation Order closed for youth hunt DOVER – To promote and provide additional hunting opportunities for youth hunters, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Feb. 11 as the second of two special youth waterfowl hunting days for ages 10 through 15 to be held on both public and private lands […]




Delaware middle school students invited to build and race solar-powered cars in annual Junior Solar Sprint competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Delaware middle school students are encouraged to test their model car engineering skills and power up their solar panels for the 23rd annual Junior Solar Sprint race – a statewide challenge of creativity, engineering and speed that will culminate Thursday, April 27 with a day of racing at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters to remove temporary deer stands from state wildlife areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

With the 2016/17 deer hunting seasons closing Tuesday, Jan. 31, hunters who have placed portable deer stands on state wildlife areas are reminded that all stands must be removed no later than 48 hours after the season ends.






  Archives:  January 2017

Redden Forest picnic area closed due to illegal activity

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Delaware Forest Service is closing a picnic pavilion and adjacent parking lot at Redden State Forest due to persistent criminal activity at the site, located on the Jester Tract at Camp Road and Redden Road north of Georgetown, Sussex County.

Designed by Delaware’s first state forester William S. Taber and constructed by conservation work crews in 1936, the rustic pavilion has now become a magnet for lewd conduct, drugs, and other offenses that have occasionally startled and kept away other visitors. While agency officials have no specific timetable for reopening, they plan to use the closure period for renovations and security upgrades that could again allow for public access at the site.




Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Announces Settlement With Western Union

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Attorney General Matt Denn along with the attorneys general of 48 states and the District of Columbia Tuesday announced a settlement with Colorado-based The Western Union Company (“Western Union”) to resolve a multistate investigation focused on complaints of consumers who used Western Union’s wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes […]




Youth waterfowl hunting day designated Feb. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Snow Goose Conservation Order closed for youth hunt DOVER – To promote and provide additional hunting opportunities for youth hunters, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Feb. 11 as the second of two special youth waterfowl hunting days for ages 10 through 15 to be held on both public and private lands […]




Delaware middle school students invited to build and race solar-powered cars in annual Junior Solar Sprint competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Delaware middle school students are encouraged to test their model car engineering skills and power up their solar panels for the 23rd annual Junior Solar Sprint race – a statewide challenge of creativity, engineering and speed that will culminate Thursday, April 27 with a day of racing at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters to remove temporary deer stands from state wildlife areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

With the 2016/17 deer hunting seasons closing Tuesday, Jan. 31, hunters who have placed portable deer stands on state wildlife areas are reminded that all stands must be removed no later than 48 hours after the season ends.