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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC Announces Fees, Passes for Use of Deauville Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

DNREC’s proposed user fees for Deauville Beach have been approved by the Parks and Recreation Council and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. A daily entrance fee or a Deauville annual pass will be required for use of the beach from Memorial Day weekend though Nov. 30 in 2024. Deauville Beach annual passes will be available for sale starting Wednesday, May 15.




DNREC to Offer Training for Volunteer Monitors of Delaware’s Beach-Nesting Birds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2024

DNREC is seeking to train volunteers who want to help protect Delaware’s beach-nesting birds – which include federally-listed threatened piping plovers and state-listed endangered American oystercatchers. Volunteer monitoring will be offered Saturday, May 4 at Cape Henlopen State Park.




Governor Carney, Secretary Garvin Celebrate Expansion of White Clay Creek State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Gov. Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin celebrated and hiked part of 275 new acres added to 3,650-acre White Clay Creek State Park in Newark, enhancing recreational opportunities, bolstering wildlife habitats, and preserving additional open spaces in New Castle County.




DNREC to Host Virtual Meeting on Deauville Beach Management Transition and New Entrance Fee Proposal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2024

DNREC will host a virtual meeting Wednesday, March 27, at 6 p.m., about the transition of management for Deauville Beach from the city of Rehoboth Beach.




Parks Plans Wind Transmission Line Informational Event

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | 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.







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation

DNREC Announces Fees, Passes for Use of Deauville Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

DNREC’s proposed user fees for Deauville Beach have been approved by the Parks and Recreation Council and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. A daily entrance fee or a Deauville annual pass will be required for use of the beach from Memorial Day weekend though Nov. 30 in 2024. Deauville Beach annual passes will be available for sale starting Wednesday, May 15.




DNREC to Offer Training for Volunteer Monitors of Delaware’s Beach-Nesting Birds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2024

DNREC is seeking to train volunteers who want to help protect Delaware’s beach-nesting birds – which include federally-listed threatened piping plovers and state-listed endangered American oystercatchers. Volunteer monitoring will be offered Saturday, May 4 at Cape Henlopen State Park.




Governor Carney, Secretary Garvin Celebrate Expansion of White Clay Creek State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Gov. Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin celebrated and hiked part of 275 new acres added to 3,650-acre White Clay Creek State Park in Newark, enhancing recreational opportunities, bolstering wildlife habitats, and preserving additional open spaces in New Castle County.




DNREC to Host Virtual Meeting on Deauville Beach Management Transition and New Entrance Fee Proposal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2024

DNREC will host a virtual meeting Wednesday, March 27, at 6 p.m., about the transition of management for Deauville Beach from the city of Rehoboth Beach.




Parks Plans Wind Transmission Line Informational Event

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | 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.