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  Category: Forest Service


J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Co. Gives Over $227,000 to Delaware’s Open Space Fund

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 28, 2012

A charitable gift of over $227,500 by Georgetown-based J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Co. to the State of Delaware Open Space Program will help fund future land preservation efforts in Sussex County.




“Wildfire: Delaware Style” Video Now on YouTube

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012

DOVER – How do you fight a raging wildfire without water in rough terrain? That’s one of the daunting challenges that members of Delaware’s wildland firefighting crew must meet when they travel on out-of-state assignments.  For a look at what these firefighters face, “Wildfire: Delaware Style” is a 13-minute video produced by the Delaware Forest Service (DFS) which is […]




DDA Forest Service seeks recruits for wildland fire training

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012

Do you have what it takes to be a wildland firefighter? Do you like the outdoors and have a sense of adventure? Would you like to help protect human lives, property, and precious natural resources during a national crisis? Do you have the mental fortitude, physical stamina, and work flexibility to spend 14 days on a fireline far from your home?




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.







  Category: Forest Service

J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Co. Gives Over $227,000 to Delaware’s Open Space Fund

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 28, 2012

A charitable gift of over $227,500 by Georgetown-based J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Co. to the State of Delaware Open Space Program will help fund future land preservation efforts in Sussex County.




“Wildfire: Delaware Style” Video Now on YouTube

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012

DOVER – How do you fight a raging wildfire without water in rough terrain? That’s one of the daunting challenges that members of Delaware’s wildland firefighting crew must meet when they travel on out-of-state assignments.  For a look at what these firefighters face, “Wildfire: Delaware Style” is a 13-minute video produced by the Delaware Forest Service (DFS) which is […]




DDA Forest Service seeks recruits for wildland fire training

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012

Do you have what it takes to be a wildland firefighter? Do you like the outdoors and have a sense of adventure? Would you like to help protect human lives, property, and precious natural resources during a national crisis? Do you have the mental fortitude, physical stamina, and work flexibility to spend 14 days on a fireline far from your home?




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.