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  Category: Division of Community Affairs


Polly Drummond yard waste site closed for the day Sunday for capacity and traffic

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020

DOVER, Del. – The Polly Drummond Hill yard waste drop-off site near Newark, which opened for the season on Saturday, April 18, was closed to further drop-offs about noon on Sunday because of material capacity and traffic issues. DNREC will work this week to have its contractor shred and remove all the material that was dropped off until the closure, and create a traffic plan with the goal of reopening the site on Saturday, April 25. The site operates Saturdays and Sundays.




DNREC provides virtual environmental and educational content

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 3, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to take advantage of its robust collection of online resources.




Smyrna man arrested on drug charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

A Smyrna man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop and vehicle search in Dover conducted by the Delaware Natural Resources Police.




DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests two Wilmington men on multiple drug and weapon-related charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020

DNREC’s Delaware Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Wilmington men Dec. 31 and charged them with numerous drug- and weapon-related crimes after a traffic stop on Route 1 southbound led to discovery of crack cocaine in their possession.




DNREC’s Natural Resources Police deliver 585 toys to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Natural Resources Police units from Delaware State Parks, the Division of Fish & Wildlife, and the Division of Community Affairs have delivered 585 toys.







  Category: Division of Community Affairs


Polly Drummond yard waste site closed for the day Sunday for capacity and traffic

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020

DOVER, Del. – The Polly Drummond Hill yard waste drop-off site near Newark, which opened for the season on Saturday, April 18, was closed to further drop-offs about noon on Sunday because of material capacity and traffic issues. DNREC will work this week to have its contractor shred and remove all the material that was dropped off until the closure, and create a traffic plan with the goal of reopening the site on Saturday, April 25. The site operates Saturdays and Sundays.




DNREC provides virtual environmental and educational content

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 3, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to take advantage of its robust collection of online resources.




Smyrna man arrested on drug charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

A Smyrna man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop and vehicle search in Dover conducted by the Delaware Natural Resources Police.




DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests two Wilmington men on multiple drug and weapon-related charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020

DNREC’s Delaware Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Wilmington men Dec. 31 and charged them with numerous drug- and weapon-related crimes after a traffic stop on Route 1 southbound led to discovery of crack cocaine in their possession.




DNREC’s Natural Resources Police deliver 585 toys to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Natural Resources Police units from Delaware State Parks, the Division of Fish & Wildlife, and the Division of Community Affairs have delivered 585 toys.