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  Category: Forest Service


Governor Markell joins Smokey Bear to promote fire safety

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

First-grade students at Our Lady of Fatima School in New Castle received two special visitors on October 16 – Governor Jack A. Markell and Smokey Bear.




Smokey Bear teaches first-grade students about fire safety

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Never hibernating when it comes to fire safety, Smokey Bear will again bring his message of wildfire prevention to Delaware first-grade students this October.




Delaware Forest Service’s Erich Burkentine leading Maryland wildfire crew

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Delaware Forest Service forester Erich Burkentine of Milton is now leading a 20-person team of wildland firefighters from Maryland that is part of 1,148 personnel battling the Trinity Ridge Fire near Boise, Idaho that has burned an estimated 94,718 acres at a cost of $14.3 million to date. So far, the blaze is only 5 […]




New deer hunting regulations at Redden State Forest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Four areas of Delaware’s Redden State Forest near Georgetown, are now designated as “Quality Buck only” during the 2012-2013 deer hunting seasons.




Delaware wildfire crew battling set of Idaho fires more than 32,000 acres in size.

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Delaware Forest Service dispatched a team of 20 volunteers on August 6 that is now assigned to an incident known as the Minidoka Complex, a grouping of three previously separate fires located 15 miles southeast of Twin Falls, Idaho.







  Category: Forest Service


Governor Markell joins Smokey Bear to promote fire safety

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

First-grade students at Our Lady of Fatima School in New Castle received two special visitors on October 16 – Governor Jack A. Markell and Smokey Bear.




Smokey Bear teaches first-grade students about fire safety

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Never hibernating when it comes to fire safety, Smokey Bear will again bring his message of wildfire prevention to Delaware first-grade students this October.




Delaware Forest Service’s Erich Burkentine leading Maryland wildfire crew

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Delaware Forest Service forester Erich Burkentine of Milton is now leading a 20-person team of wildland firefighters from Maryland that is part of 1,148 personnel battling the Trinity Ridge Fire near Boise, Idaho that has burned an estimated 94,718 acres at a cost of $14.3 million to date. So far, the blaze is only 5 […]




New deer hunting regulations at Redden State Forest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Four areas of Delaware’s Redden State Forest near Georgetown, are now designated as “Quality Buck only” during the 2012-2013 deer hunting seasons.




Delaware wildfire crew battling set of Idaho fires more than 32,000 acres in size.

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Delaware Forest Service dispatched a team of 20 volunteers on August 6 that is now assigned to an incident known as the Minidoka Complex, a grouping of three previously separate fires located 15 miles southeast of Twin Falls, Idaho.