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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC’s First State Heritage Park First Saturday focuses on women’s history for March

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

First State Heritage Park will explore the stories and contributions of Delaware women for the park’s monthly “First Saturday in the First State” program. The day’s schedule will feature a variety of free events and activities marking Women’s History Month, with the focus on how women have changed the state in many different ways.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Smyrna man for firearm felonies and deer poaching

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

DOVER – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Smyrna man Feb. 18 for multiple felony firearms charges and deer poaching. Melvin J. Durand, 65, was charged with 19 counts of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; one count of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; and one count of possession or transportation of an unlawfully taken antlerless deer. Durand was arraigned at New Castle County Justice of the Peace Court 11, where he was released on an unsecured bond pending a future court appearance in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.




Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Thursday, Feb. 26 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




Source Water Protection Subcommittee to meet Feb. 28 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) Subcommittee of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 28.




Delaware Native Species Commission Feb. 20 meeting postponed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Delaware Native Species Commission meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 is postponed due to the impending winter storm.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC’s First State Heritage Park First Saturday focuses on women’s history for March

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

First State Heritage Park will explore the stories and contributions of Delaware women for the park’s monthly “First Saturday in the First State” program. The day’s schedule will feature a variety of free events and activities marking Women’s History Month, with the focus on how women have changed the state in many different ways.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Smyrna man for firearm felonies and deer poaching

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

DOVER – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Smyrna man Feb. 18 for multiple felony firearms charges and deer poaching. Melvin J. Durand, 65, was charged with 19 counts of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; one count of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; and one count of possession or transportation of an unlawfully taken antlerless deer. Durand was arraigned at New Castle County Justice of the Peace Court 11, where he was released on an unsecured bond pending a future court appearance in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.




Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Thursday, Feb. 26 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




Source Water Protection Subcommittee to meet Feb. 28 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) Subcommittee of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 28.




Delaware Native Species Commission Feb. 20 meeting postponed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Delaware Native Species Commission meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 is postponed due to the impending winter storm.