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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


M/V Twin Capes, retired Lewes-to-Cape May ferry, sunk to become part of Delaware’s artificial reef system

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018

The M/V Twin Capes, a ferry christened 43 years ago on the Delaware Bay and retired after thousands of runs between her namesakes Cape Henlopen, Delaware, and Cape May, New Jersey, was sunk to become part of Delaware’s acclaimed artificial reef system.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: June 4-10

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between June 4-10 made 2,831 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 54 citations.




Part of Castle Trail on C&D Canal Conservation Area to close for repairs June 15

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that a portion of the Mike Castle Trail west of the Lums Pond trailhead on the C&D Canal Conservation Area will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Friday, June 15.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation to feature Victorian Kids Fest on June 16 at Fort Delaware State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

DNREC’s Fort Delaware State Park will host its annual Victorian Kids Fest from noon-3 p.m., Saturday, June 16. This special event is a collaborative program offered by the Fort Delaware Society and Fort Delaware State Park.




DNREC wants EPA public hearing moved to Delaware, longer public comment period for EPA’s proposed Clean Air Act denial

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin urged EPA to follow regulatory procedure and provide the state with adequate opportunity to make a case for reducing out-of-state air pollution that comes into Delaware and continues to plague the First State.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


M/V Twin Capes, retired Lewes-to-Cape May ferry, sunk to become part of Delaware’s artificial reef system

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018

The M/V Twin Capes, a ferry christened 43 years ago on the Delaware Bay and retired after thousands of runs between her namesakes Cape Henlopen, Delaware, and Cape May, New Jersey, was sunk to become part of Delaware’s acclaimed artificial reef system.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: June 4-10

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between June 4-10 made 2,831 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 54 citations.




Part of Castle Trail on C&D Canal Conservation Area to close for repairs June 15

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that a portion of the Mike Castle Trail west of the Lums Pond trailhead on the C&D Canal Conservation Area will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Friday, June 15.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation to feature Victorian Kids Fest on June 16 at Fort Delaware State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

DNREC’s Fort Delaware State Park will host its annual Victorian Kids Fest from noon-3 p.m., Saturday, June 16. This special event is a collaborative program offered by the Fort Delaware Society and Fort Delaware State Park.




DNREC wants EPA public hearing moved to Delaware, longer public comment period for EPA’s proposed Clean Air Act denial

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin urged EPA to follow regulatory procedure and provide the state with adequate opportunity to make a case for reducing out-of-state air pollution that comes into Delaware and continues to plague the First State.