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  Category: Delaware Coastal Programs


DNREC’s 10th annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival to celebrate Delaware’s natural treasures

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | New Castle County | Date Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017

DNREC and the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) will showcase one of the most natural areas in Delaware when the 10th Annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival is held Saturday, Oct. 21 on the Delaware Bayshore Byway.




Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017

HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.

“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”




Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State Fair

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017

With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.




Delaware fourth graders ‘Make a Splash’ and learn about protecting water resources

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017

More than 770 fourth-grade students from seven elementary schools participated in Wednesday’s Make a Splash festival, a DNREC-sponsored event that educates students on the diversity of estuary life and the importance of Delaware’s water resources.




DNREC Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey volunteer training offered April 1 and 6

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual bay-wide horseshoe crab spawning survey in May and June on Kent County’s Ted Harvey Wildlife Area and Kitts Hummock and North Bowers beaches.







  Category: Delaware Coastal Programs


DNREC’s 10th annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival to celebrate Delaware’s natural treasures

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | New Castle County | Date Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017

DNREC and the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) will showcase one of the most natural areas in Delaware when the 10th Annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival is held Saturday, Oct. 21 on the Delaware Bayshore Byway.




Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017

HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.

“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”




Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State Fair

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017

With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.




Delaware fourth graders ‘Make a Splash’ and learn about protecting water resources

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017

More than 770 fourth-grade students from seven elementary schools participated in Wednesday’s Make a Splash festival, a DNREC-sponsored event that educates students on the diversity of estuary life and the importance of Delaware’s water resources.




DNREC Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey volunteer training offered April 1 and 6

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual bay-wide horseshoe crab spawning survey in May and June on Kent County’s Ted Harvey Wildlife Area and Kitts Hummock and North Bowers beaches.