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Gordons Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to close temporarily Monday, Sept. 16 for maintenance work

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019

The Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park will close at 7:00 a.m. on September 16th for routine trail maintenance and invasive species control. The




New video about innovative waterway cleanup in Wilmington debuts on DNREC YouTube Channel

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A new DNREC YouTube video details an innovative remediation project to remove PCBs from sediment in a ditch that discharges into the Christina River.




DNREC to conduct water-quality dye test in Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate bay oyster beds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware Shellfish Program and Kent County Levy Court will conduct a week-long water quality study starting June 10 in the Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate the bay’s oyster beds. The study calls for applications of the red dye Rhodamine WT, which is commonly used in water quality and dispersion tests, and is not considered harmful to the public or the environment.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police kick off National Safe Boating Week May 18-24

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2019

With the 2019 summer season and ideal weather ahead, many boaters will soon be heading out on the water. DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Office of Boating Safety & Education encourages boaters to practice safe boating, not just during National Safe Boating Week from May 18-24 – but throughout the year.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police encourage public to ‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work’ May 17

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are endorsing “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Friday, May 17.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Gordons Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to close temporarily Monday, Sept. 16 for maintenance work

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019

The Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park will close at 7:00 a.m. on September 16th for routine trail maintenance and invasive species control. The




New video about innovative waterway cleanup in Wilmington debuts on DNREC YouTube Channel

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A new DNREC YouTube video details an innovative remediation project to remove PCBs from sediment in a ditch that discharges into the Christina River.




DNREC to conduct water-quality dye test in Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate bay oyster beds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware Shellfish Program and Kent County Levy Court will conduct a week-long water quality study starting June 10 in the Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate the bay’s oyster beds. The study calls for applications of the red dye Rhodamine WT, which is commonly used in water quality and dispersion tests, and is not considered harmful to the public or the environment.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police kick off National Safe Boating Week May 18-24

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2019

With the 2019 summer season and ideal weather ahead, many boaters will soon be heading out on the water. DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Office of Boating Safety & Education encourages boaters to practice safe boating, not just during National Safe Boating Week from May 18-24 – but throughout the year.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police encourage public to ‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work’ May 17

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are endorsing “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Friday, May 17.