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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Parks Plans Wind Transmission Line Informational Event

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, March 4, 2024

DNREC will host a public event on March 12 at Bethany Beach Town Hall about US Wind’s proposal to bring power lines from its offshore wind project ashore at 3Rs Beach in Delaware Seashore State Park. The meeting is to inform residents about the potential lease to allow the underground cables at 3Rs, including the construction plan and what will be visible to park users after construction.




DNREC Announces Changes to 2024 Summer Flounder and Scup Recreational Fishing Regs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2024

DNREC announced today that, effective March 2, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will implement changes to the recreational fishing regulations for summer flounder and scup required to keep Delaware in compliance with the Fishery Management Plans of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC).




DNREC Opens Youth Environmental Summit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) once again joined Delaware’s Youth Environmental Summit (YES!), with Secretary Shawn M. Garvin delivering the opening plenary to kick off the 2024 event. The student-led conference, sponsored by DNREC, was held on Thursday, Feb. 29, at the University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall Conference Center in Newark.




Delaware State Parks Fee Season Begins March 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds visitors to Delaware State Parks that 2024 entrance fees will be in effect starting Friday, March 1 through Nov. 30.




DNREC to Close The Point at Cape Henlopen for Beach-nesting Season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Featured Posts | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean and bay beach, Friday, March 1. Since 1993, The Point has closed annually for most of the spring and summer for the benefit of threatened and endangered beach-nesters and migratory shorebirds, including piping plovers, American oystercatchers, least terns, red knots and other species.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Parks Plans Wind Transmission Line Informational Event

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, March 4, 2024

DNREC will host a public event on March 12 at Bethany Beach Town Hall about US Wind’s proposal to bring power lines from its offshore wind project ashore at 3Rs Beach in Delaware Seashore State Park. The meeting is to inform residents about the potential lease to allow the underground cables at 3Rs, including the construction plan and what will be visible to park users after construction.




DNREC Announces Changes to 2024 Summer Flounder and Scup Recreational Fishing Regs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2024

DNREC announced today that, effective March 2, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will implement changes to the recreational fishing regulations for summer flounder and scup required to keep Delaware in compliance with the Fishery Management Plans of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC).




DNREC Opens Youth Environmental Summit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) once again joined Delaware’s Youth Environmental Summit (YES!), with Secretary Shawn M. Garvin delivering the opening plenary to kick off the 2024 event. The student-led conference, sponsored by DNREC, was held on Thursday, Feb. 29, at the University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall Conference Center in Newark.




Delaware State Parks Fee Season Begins March 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds visitors to Delaware State Parks that 2024 entrance fees will be in effect starting Friday, March 1 through Nov. 30.




DNREC to Close The Point at Cape Henlopen for Beach-nesting Season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Featured Posts | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean and bay beach, Friday, March 1. Since 1993, The Point has closed annually for most of the spring and summer for the benefit of threatened and endangered beach-nesters and migratory shorebirds, including piping plovers, American oystercatchers, least terns, red knots and other species.