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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 25, 2021

Late October through November is prime time for increased white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November. With more deer crossing roadways in the shorter days ahead, especially after the Nov. 7 change from daylight saving time back to Eastern Standard Time, motorists are urged to be on high alert to avoid collisions with these large animals.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Sentinel Chickens in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, DPH Offer Tips About Ticks

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health have launched new web pages to educate the public about ticks, including where they are found, how to identify different types and what precautions to take before and after exposure to ticks, as well as information about tick-borne pathogens.




DNREC to Hold Pharmaceutical Rule Training Webinar

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule adopted in January 2021, addressing changes to management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, as well as changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule P075 listing for nicotine waste.




DNREC Lifts Shelter-in-Place Directive for Area in New Castle County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has lifted a shelter-in-place directive that spanned a half-mile radius around the crash scene of this morning’s accident on Interstate-95 involving a trailer load of organic peroxide, which is considered a hazardous material.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 25, 2021

Late October through November is prime time for increased white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November. With more deer crossing roadways in the shorter days ahead, especially after the Nov. 7 change from daylight saving time back to Eastern Standard Time, motorists are urged to be on high alert to avoid collisions with these large animals.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Sentinel Chickens in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, DPH Offer Tips About Ticks

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health have launched new web pages to educate the public about ticks, including where they are found, how to identify different types and what precautions to take before and after exposure to ticks, as well as information about tick-borne pathogens.




DNREC to Hold Pharmaceutical Rule Training Webinar

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule adopted in January 2021, addressing changes to management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, as well as changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule P075 listing for nicotine waste.




DNREC Lifts Shelter-in-Place Directive for Area in New Castle County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has lifted a shelter-in-place directive that spanned a half-mile radius around the crash scene of this morning’s accident on Interstate-95 involving a trailer load of organic peroxide, which is considered a hazardous material.