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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Open in October

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Additional Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including snow goose, duck, other migratory birds and deer firearm seasons.




DNREC Lifts Second Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

DNREC lifted a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level.




DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2020

DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found today in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.




DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020

DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply ship at a reef site 16 miles offshore and with readings of *38 40.423’N 74* 44.295’ W at a depth of 87 feet. The Reedville was converted to a commercial fishing vessel after military decommissioning and has found another new life starting at 12:18 EDT as fish habitat on the ocean floor through DNREC’s artificial reef program.




DNREC’s Basic Hunter Education Course Only Available Online and at No Cost

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, August 3, 2020

Basic Hunter Education Course Field Day Participation (Photo: DNREC)   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the classroom portion of the Basic Hunter Education Course will only be available online and at no cost to participants. After completing the online course, participants will attend a free, in-person field day for an abbreviated two hours where COVID-19 safety […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Open in October

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Additional Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including snow goose, duck, other migratory birds and deer firearm seasons.




DNREC Lifts Second Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

DNREC lifted a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level.




DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2020

DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found today in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.




DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020

DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply ship at a reef site 16 miles offshore and with readings of *38 40.423’N 74* 44.295’ W at a depth of 87 feet. The Reedville was converted to a commercial fishing vessel after military decommissioning and has found another new life starting at 12:18 EDT as fish habitat on the ocean floor through DNREC’s artificial reef program.




DNREC’s Basic Hunter Education Course Only Available Online and at No Cost

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, August 3, 2020

Basic Hunter Education Course Field Day Participation (Photo: DNREC)   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the classroom portion of the Basic Hunter Education Course will only be available online and at no cost to participants. After completing the online course, participants will attend a free, in-person field day for an abbreviated two hours where COVID-19 safety […]