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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Launches Online Flood Planning Tool

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Climate, Coastal, and Energy and Division of Watershed Stewardship have launched I-ADAPT, the Individual Adaptation Decision And Planning Tool, to help Delawareans become more resilient to climate hazards, particularly flooding.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section Set to Spray Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin its annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes as early as Friday, March 15, weather permitting. The spring spray campaign by DNREC’s Mosquito Control section will begin in southern Sussex County, then expand into Kent and New Castle counties over the next several weeks.




Watch Out for Deer During Mating Season, Delaware Authorities Caution Drivers

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 23, 2023

As white-tailed deer mating season nears, Delaware drivers are advised to be alert around dusk and dawn when deer are typically most active.




Teenager Arrested for Attempted Carjacking

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Saturday, September 9, 2023

Delaware Natural Resources Police investigation leads to the arrest of a 16-year-old male of Wilmington, DE, for an attempted carjacking at Bellevue State Park.




First 2023 Delaware Evidence of West Nile Virus Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2023 in a sentinel chicken, DNREC announced today.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

DNREC Launches Online Flood Planning Tool

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Climate, Coastal, and Energy and Division of Watershed Stewardship have launched I-ADAPT, the Individual Adaptation Decision And Planning Tool, to help Delawareans become more resilient to climate hazards, particularly flooding.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section Set to Spray Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin its annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes as early as Friday, March 15, weather permitting. The spring spray campaign by DNREC’s Mosquito Control section will begin in southern Sussex County, then expand into Kent and New Castle counties over the next several weeks.




Watch Out for Deer During Mating Season, Delaware Authorities Caution Drivers

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 23, 2023

As white-tailed deer mating season nears, Delaware drivers are advised to be alert around dusk and dawn when deer are typically most active.




Teenager Arrested for Attempted Carjacking

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Saturday, September 9, 2023

Delaware Natural Resources Police investigation leads to the arrest of a 16-year-old male of Wilmington, DE, for an attempted carjacking at Bellevue State Park.




First 2023 Delaware Evidence of West Nile Virus Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2023 in a sentinel chicken, DNREC announced today.