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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Piping Plovers Nesting in Delaware Reach New High Number

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.




More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware with a new round of translocations planned for later this month, a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and its state and federal partners.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for the presence of the mosquito-transmitted disease.




DNREC Asking the Public to Report Sightings of Wild Turkeys During July and August

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

DNREC is looking for volunteers to help with its annual wild turkey productivity survey during July and August.




Conservation Project Cleans Indian River and Expands Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Center for the Inland Bays has partnered with DNREC to permanently protect and restore 52 acres of highly-valuable forests and wetlands.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Piping Plovers Nesting in Delaware Reach New High Number

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.




More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware with a new round of translocations planned for later this month, a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and its state and federal partners.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for the presence of the mosquito-transmitted disease.




DNREC Asking the Public to Report Sightings of Wild Turkeys During July and August

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

DNREC is looking for volunteers to help with its annual wild turkey productivity survey during July and August.




Conservation Project Cleans Indian River and Expands Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Center for the Inland Bays has partnered with DNREC to permanently protect and restore 52 acres of highly-valuable forests and wetlands.