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  Archives:  June 2019

Governor Carney Signs Early Voting Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, June 30, 2019

New law seeks to increase participation by allowing early, in-person voting DOVER, Del. — On Sunday, the final day of the 2019 legislative session, Governor Carney signed legislation into law that seeks to increase voter participation in Delaware elections by allowing early, in-person voting. House Bill 38, sponsored by Representative David Bentz, will allow registered […]




Delaware to Eliminate HFCs to Confront Climate Change

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, June 30, 2019

HCR 60 supports Governor Carney’s directive to create regulations DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney has directed the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to propose regulations by March 2020 that will eliminate the use of dangerous hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in Delaware. HFCs are used as replacements for ozone-depleting substances in air conditioning, refrigeration, foam-blowing, […]




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: June 17-23

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between June 17-23 made 2,210 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 38 citations.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces hunters harvested 564 wild turkeys during 2019 season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

DOVER – Delaware’s month-long spring wild turkey hunting season, which ended May 11, yielded a harvest of 564 birds, slightly lower than last year’s harvest of 571 birds, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Toms (males at least two years of age) accounted for 439 of the harvested birds this year, representing 78 percent of the total harvest. Harvests during this year’s turkey season weekly segments were 254 the first week, 120 the second week, 72 the third week, and 99 the fourth week. This year’s total harvest also included 19 birds harvested by youth hunters during the special youth/non-ambulatory disabled hunt day on April 6.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers charge Seaford angler with landing a prohibited shark species

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

DOVER – Following a tip made from within Delaware Seashore State Park, DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Park Rangers charged a Seaford man with landing a prohibited shark species, in connection with taking a sandbar shark out of the water while fishing June 11 at 3 Rs beach within the park.
Jay Katz, 65, was cited by Park Rangers for one count of catching and removing from the water a prohibited shark species. Katz was released, with his surf fishing permit suspended, pending an appearance in the Court of Common Pleas in Georgetown at a later date.






  Archives:  June 2019

Governor Carney Signs Early Voting Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, June 30, 2019

New law seeks to increase participation by allowing early, in-person voting DOVER, Del. — On Sunday, the final day of the 2019 legislative session, Governor Carney signed legislation into law that seeks to increase voter participation in Delaware elections by allowing early, in-person voting. House Bill 38, sponsored by Representative David Bentz, will allow registered […]




Delaware to Eliminate HFCs to Confront Climate Change

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, June 30, 2019

HCR 60 supports Governor Carney’s directive to create regulations DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney has directed the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to propose regulations by March 2020 that will eliminate the use of dangerous hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in Delaware. HFCs are used as replacements for ozone-depleting substances in air conditioning, refrigeration, foam-blowing, […]




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: June 17-23

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between June 17-23 made 2,210 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 38 citations.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces hunters harvested 564 wild turkeys during 2019 season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

DOVER – Delaware’s month-long spring wild turkey hunting season, which ended May 11, yielded a harvest of 564 birds, slightly lower than last year’s harvest of 571 birds, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Toms (males at least two years of age) accounted for 439 of the harvested birds this year, representing 78 percent of the total harvest. Harvests during this year’s turkey season weekly segments were 254 the first week, 120 the second week, 72 the third week, and 99 the fourth week. This year’s total harvest also included 19 birds harvested by youth hunters during the special youth/non-ambulatory disabled hunt day on April 6.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers charge Seaford angler with landing a prohibited shark species

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

DOVER – Following a tip made from within Delaware Seashore State Park, DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Park Rangers charged a Seaford man with landing a prohibited shark species, in connection with taking a sandbar shark out of the water while fishing June 11 at 3 Rs beach within the park.
Jay Katz, 65, was cited by Park Rangers for one count of catching and removing from the water a prohibited shark species. Katz was released, with his surf fishing permit suspended, pending an appearance in the Court of Common Pleas in Georgetown at a later date.