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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation receives land parcel donation adding wetlands to Fork Branch Nature Preserve in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Kent County Conservancy, announced today that it has secured two wetland parcels formerly owned by the McClements family of Dover, to become part of the Fork Branch Nature Preserve.




DNREC’s Brandywine Zoo temporarily closed through February for construction and improvement projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington is temporarily closed through the end of February while construction and improvement projects are made to the zoo’s campus.




Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council votes to raise surf-fishing permit fees for 2019 season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council, which advises DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, today voted to raise surf fishing permit fees this year and to limit the number of permits issued annually to no more than 17,000.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds public that dunes in state parks are closed to sledding and snowboarding

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds residents and visitors that sledding, snowboarding, and other recreational activities are not allowed on Delaware’s dunes.




DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s ‘First Saturday in the First State’ Jan. 5 presents programs including a history of the duPont family

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019

From exploring the developments of the Victorian era and how it shaped Dover, to the duPont family’s place in the history of Delaware, First State Heritage Park’s “First Saturday in the First State” Jan. 5 offers much to see and do.







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation receives land parcel donation adding wetlands to Fork Branch Nature Preserve in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Kent County Conservancy, announced today that it has secured two wetland parcels formerly owned by the McClements family of Dover, to become part of the Fork Branch Nature Preserve.




DNREC’s Brandywine Zoo temporarily closed through February for construction and improvement projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington is temporarily closed through the end of February while construction and improvement projects are made to the zoo’s campus.




Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council votes to raise surf-fishing permit fees for 2019 season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council, which advises DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, today voted to raise surf fishing permit fees this year and to limit the number of permits issued annually to no more than 17,000.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds public that dunes in state parks are closed to sledding and snowboarding

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds residents and visitors that sledding, snowboarding, and other recreational activities are not allowed on Delaware’s dunes.




DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s ‘First Saturday in the First State’ Jan. 5 presents programs including a history of the duPont family

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019

From exploring the developments of the Victorian era and how it shaped Dover, to the duPont family’s place in the history of Delaware, First State Heritage Park’s “First Saturday in the First State” Jan. 5 offers much to see and do.