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  Archives:  December 2019

Delaware Forest Service offers free wildfire training

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service is looking for motivated recruits to enroll in wildfire training classes starting in February at the Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Camden, DE. There is no cost for training and no previous experience needed. Candidates must be over 18 years of age, willing to learn, physically fit, and able to travel for at least two weeks at a time, usually in the summer months. Attendance at all classes is required for prospective wildland firefighters to achieve “red card” certification from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

Students can register by filling out the online registration form by January 31, 2020. Complete details are at http://de.gov/wildfire.




FY 2021 Grant Applications for Arts & Community-Based Organizations and Schools Now Open

Delaware Division of the Arts | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2019

For arts programming and projects taking place during fiscal year 2020 (September 2019 – August 2020) Wilmington, Del. (December 5, 2019) – The Delaware Division of the Arts has opened its annual online application process for grants for arts programming and projects taking place during fiscal year 2021 (September 2020 – August 2021). Applications will […]




Black bear sighted in northern Delaware; public asked to contact DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police if seen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has received reports of a black bear sighting from residents and local police agencies.




Delaware Nonprofits Share in Grant Funds to Promote Financial Literacy

Department of State | State Bank Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A wide-ranging group of community organizations serving Delawareans from all walks of life have been selected to receive this year’s round of grant funds from the Financial Literacy Education Fund (FLEF.)




Governor Carney, First Lady to Host Holiday Open House at Woodburn

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

On Saturday, December 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will host a holiday open house at Woodburn.






  Archives:  December 2019

Delaware Forest Service offers free wildfire training

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service is looking for motivated recruits to enroll in wildfire training classes starting in February at the Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Camden, DE. There is no cost for training and no previous experience needed. Candidates must be over 18 years of age, willing to learn, physically fit, and able to travel for at least two weeks at a time, usually in the summer months. Attendance at all classes is required for prospective wildland firefighters to achieve “red card” certification from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

Students can register by filling out the online registration form by January 31, 2020. Complete details are at http://de.gov/wildfire.




FY 2021 Grant Applications for Arts & Community-Based Organizations and Schools Now Open

Delaware Division of the Arts | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2019

For arts programming and projects taking place during fiscal year 2020 (September 2019 – August 2020) Wilmington, Del. (December 5, 2019) – The Delaware Division of the Arts has opened its annual online application process for grants for arts programming and projects taking place during fiscal year 2021 (September 2020 – August 2021). Applications will […]




Black bear sighted in northern Delaware; public asked to contact DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police if seen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has received reports of a black bear sighting from residents and local police agencies.




Delaware Nonprofits Share in Grant Funds to Promote Financial Literacy

Department of State | State Bank Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A wide-ranging group of community organizations serving Delawareans from all walks of life have been selected to receive this year’s round of grant funds from the Financial Literacy Education Fund (FLEF.)




Governor Carney, First Lady to Host Holiday Open House at Woodburn

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

On Saturday, December 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will host a holiday open house at Woodburn.