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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in October

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Additional Delaware hunting seasons are set to open in October, including snow goose, duck, other migratory bird and firearm deer seasons, as well as the one-day, youth-only waterfowl hunt on Saturday, Oct. 16, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC Parks Director Earns National Award

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Division of Parks and Recreation Director Ray Bivens has received the 2021 National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) Conference Distinguished Service Award Sept. 10 during the NASPD’s annual conference.




DNREC to Host Auburn Valley Master Plan Community Meeting

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a community meeting to discuss updates to the Auburn Valley Master Plan, including current and future recreational, residential and commercial developments that are part of the master plan area, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, at the Center for the Creative Arts in […]




DNREC to Begin Construction on Fort Delaware Enhancements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin construction this week on several projects at Fort Delaware State Park that will improve visitor experience. All areas of the fort normally open to the public will remain open.  The $3.7 million project, funded by multiple sources, includes the following enhancements at the fort: […]




DNREC Reopens The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Wednesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the winter. The area […]







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in October

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Additional Delaware hunting seasons are set to open in October, including snow goose, duck, other migratory bird and firearm deer seasons, as well as the one-day, youth-only waterfowl hunt on Saturday, Oct. 16, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC Parks Director Earns National Award

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Division of Parks and Recreation Director Ray Bivens has received the 2021 National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) Conference Distinguished Service Award Sept. 10 during the NASPD’s annual conference.




DNREC to Host Auburn Valley Master Plan Community Meeting

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a community meeting to discuss updates to the Auburn Valley Master Plan, including current and future recreational, residential and commercial developments that are part of the master plan area, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, at the Center for the Creative Arts in […]




DNREC to Begin Construction on Fort Delaware Enhancements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin construction this week on several projects at Fort Delaware State Park that will improve visitor experience. All areas of the fort normally open to the public will remain open.  The $3.7 million project, funded by multiple sources, includes the following enhancements at the fort: […]




DNREC Reopens The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Wednesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the winter. The area […]