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  Archives:  April 2019

New video series on DNREC YouTube Channel shows how to repurpose common recyclable plastic items for new uses

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019

Got any empty plastic containers waiting to be recycled? A new series of quick, fun videos show you some clever ways to reuse and repurpose these items.




Delaware 2019 Arbor Day

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Delaware celebrated Arbor Day in Dover, an annual occasion to highlight the many benefits of trees and encourage communities to plant more of them. The Delaware Forest Service hosted its annual Arbor Day Ceremony at Dover’s Schutte Park, honoring its school poster contest winners and recognizing Dover’s 30th Year as the First State’s longest-running Tree City USA. The event culminated with the planting of more than 30 large trees at six locations, including a zelkova on the historic Green on State Street. Delaware State University also held its Arbor Day event and celebrated its 8th consecutive year as Delaware’s only certified Tree Campus USA, followed by a ceremonial tree planting on campus.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor five special events during May 2019

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Dover Days, A Day in Old New Castle and the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival among programs to be offered.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation acquires two properties expanding Auburn Valley State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced that it has acquired 86 acres of land in Yorklyn to expand the recently-created Auburn Valley State Park.




Former Wilmington Official Sentenced to Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Other defendants face prison time on assault, weapons, and robbery charges Anthony Goode, former Chief of the Wilmington Fire Department was sentenced to prison this afternoon for stealing from a group representing minority firefighters. Goode, 45, pleaded guilty in December 2018 to Theft Greater Than $50,000 and felony Unlawful Use of a Payment Card. Goode […]






  Archives:  April 2019

New video series on DNREC YouTube Channel shows how to repurpose common recyclable plastic items for new uses

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019

Got any empty plastic containers waiting to be recycled? A new series of quick, fun videos show you some clever ways to reuse and repurpose these items.




Delaware 2019 Arbor Day

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Delaware celebrated Arbor Day in Dover, an annual occasion to highlight the many benefits of trees and encourage communities to plant more of them. The Delaware Forest Service hosted its annual Arbor Day Ceremony at Dover’s Schutte Park, honoring its school poster contest winners and recognizing Dover’s 30th Year as the First State’s longest-running Tree City USA. The event culminated with the planting of more than 30 large trees at six locations, including a zelkova on the historic Green on State Street. Delaware State University also held its Arbor Day event and celebrated its 8th consecutive year as Delaware’s only certified Tree Campus USA, followed by a ceremonial tree planting on campus.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor five special events during May 2019

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Dover Days, A Day in Old New Castle and the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival among programs to be offered.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation acquires two properties expanding Auburn Valley State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced that it has acquired 86 acres of land in Yorklyn to expand the recently-created Auburn Valley State Park.




Former Wilmington Official Sentenced to Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Other defendants face prison time on assault, weapons, and robbery charges Anthony Goode, former Chief of the Wilmington Fire Department was sentenced to prison this afternoon for stealing from a group representing minority firefighters. Goode, 45, pleaded guilty in December 2018 to Theft Greater Than $50,000 and felony Unlawful Use of a Payment Card. Goode […]