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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest commercial waterman for numerous shellfish and boating violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

DELAWARE CITY (Sept. 21, 2018) – Following an investigation into illegal activity on the Delaware River, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a commercial waterman from Sussex County on Sept. 20 for more than 600 shellfish and boating violations near Delaware City. Shawn P. Moore, 40, of Georgetown, was charged with 322 counts of failure to tend commercial crab pots within 72 hours; 171 counts of improperly-marked commercial crab pot license number on buoy; 121 counts of over-the-limit commercial crab pots; and numerous other charges.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 10-16

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept.10-16 made 1,561 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 26 citations. Officers responded to 59 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.




Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Sept. 25 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces expanded detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

The recent detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in sentinel chickens monitored for mosquito-borne diseases by the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Mosquito Control Section reinforces the fact that mosquitoes remain active and that precautions should continue to be taken to avoid mosquitoes whose bites could transmit EEE and other mosquito-borne diseases.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Protect Delaware’s Coastal Waters and Economy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207 will prohibit and prevent offshore drilling in Delaware’s coastal waters REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest commercial waterman for numerous shellfish and boating violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

DELAWARE CITY (Sept. 21, 2018) – Following an investigation into illegal activity on the Delaware River, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a commercial waterman from Sussex County on Sept. 20 for more than 600 shellfish and boating violations near Delaware City. Shawn P. Moore, 40, of Georgetown, was charged with 322 counts of failure to tend commercial crab pots within 72 hours; 171 counts of improperly-marked commercial crab pot license number on buoy; 121 counts of over-the-limit commercial crab pots; and numerous other charges.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 10-16

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept.10-16 made 1,561 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 26 citations. Officers responded to 59 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.




Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Sept. 25 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces expanded detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

The recent detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in sentinel chickens monitored for mosquito-borne diseases by the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Mosquito Control Section reinforces the fact that mosquitoes remain active and that precautions should continue to be taken to avoid mosquitoes whose bites could transmit EEE and other mosquito-borne diseases.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Protect Delaware’s Coastal Waters and Economy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207 will prohibit and prevent offshore drilling in Delaware’s coastal waters REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline […]