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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation Achieves National Accreditation after Rigorous Review

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The only national organization for accreditation of park and recreation agencies, CAPRA provides a management system of best practices to its members. Less than 2%, or 199 out of 12,000, parks and recreation agencies in the United States are CAPRA accredited.




Brandywine Zoo Awarded Re-Accreditation by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2022

 The Brandywine Zoo was recently re-accredited after a rigorous review process by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Recent upgrades by DNREC, staff efforts and the support of the Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) were contributing factors in this significant feat. Pictured, from left to right, are the Brandywine Zoo’s curator of conservation education Lauren Barczak, […]




Arrest on Charge of DUI Made After Newark Man Drives Vehicle Into Surf on Navy Beach at Cape Henlopen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 9, 2022

Delaware Natural Resources Police State Park officers arrested 48-year-old Donald R. Quill Jr. of Newark, Del. on a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) and additional traffic violations Thursday evening after he drove his vehicle into the ocean on Cape Henlopen.




Wilmington Man Arrested After Lewdness and Indecent Exposure Incidents at First State National Historical Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 2, 2022

Following an investigation into two separate reports of women being followed by a man who engaged in lewd acts and indecent exposure on trails in the First State National Historical Park, Delaware Natural Resources Police State Park officers arrested Christopher S. Martin, 28, of Wilmington Wednesday, Aug. 31, on misdemeanor charges.




DNREC to Reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park Sept. 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2022

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 on Thursday, Sept. 1







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation Achieves National Accreditation after Rigorous Review

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The only national organization for accreditation of park and recreation agencies, CAPRA provides a management system of best practices to its members. Less than 2%, or 199 out of 12,000, parks and recreation agencies in the United States are CAPRA accredited.




Brandywine Zoo Awarded Re-Accreditation by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2022

 The Brandywine Zoo was recently re-accredited after a rigorous review process by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Recent upgrades by DNREC, staff efforts and the support of the Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) were contributing factors in this significant feat. Pictured, from left to right, are the Brandywine Zoo’s curator of conservation education Lauren Barczak, […]




Arrest on Charge of DUI Made After Newark Man Drives Vehicle Into Surf on Navy Beach at Cape Henlopen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 9, 2022

Delaware Natural Resources Police State Park officers arrested 48-year-old Donald R. Quill Jr. of Newark, Del. on a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) and additional traffic violations Thursday evening after he drove his vehicle into the ocean on Cape Henlopen.




Wilmington Man Arrested After Lewdness and Indecent Exposure Incidents at First State National Historical Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 2, 2022

Following an investigation into two separate reports of women being followed by a man who engaged in lewd acts and indecent exposure on trails in the First State National Historical Park, Delaware Natural Resources Police State Park officers arrested Christopher S. Martin, 28, of Wilmington Wednesday, Aug. 31, on misdemeanor charges.




DNREC to Reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park Sept. 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2022

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 on Thursday, Sept. 1