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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC Awards New Contract for Management of Deerfield and Garrisons Lake Golf Clubs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 25, 2023

The par 72 William Gordon-designed course at Deerfield Golf Club encompasses 145 acres at White Clay Creek State Park in Newark and offers dramatic elevation changes. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation has partnered with Troon St. James, LLC to manage operations of […]




DNREC Designers Win National Award

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2023

DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation graphic designers Jamie Fritchman and Sarah Sellers show their national award-winning designs, which are part of a series of three commemorative posters that won the 60th Graphic Design USA InHouse Design Award this summer. Not pictured, Orlando Short, who also designed one of the commemorative posters in the winning […]




Millsboro Angler Smashes State Record for King Mackerel with 52-Pound, 11.2-Ounce Catch Off Fenwick Shoal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, August 11, 2023

A Millsboro angler has become the kingfish king of Delaware’s Atlantic waters by catching a 52-pound, 11.2-ounce king mackerel, also known as a kingfish, in late July along Fenwick Shoal. Jeff McCoy landed the new state record king mackerel fishing from his 25-foot boat, The Reel McCoy, kept at DNREC’s Indian River Marina in Delaware Seashore State Park.




DNREC’s Brandywine Zoo Welcomes Baby Pudu

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 4, 2023

 Clover, a southern pudu brought to the Brandywine Zoo as part of an AZA Species Survival Plan, recently gave birth to a male baby pudu.




DNREC Adds Protected Acreage Thru Open Space Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2023

DNREC continues protect and conserve more land for the public to enjoy through the state’s Open Space Program.







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation

DNREC Awards New Contract for Management of Deerfield and Garrisons Lake Golf Clubs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 25, 2023

The par 72 William Gordon-designed course at Deerfield Golf Club encompasses 145 acres at White Clay Creek State Park in Newark and offers dramatic elevation changes. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation has partnered with Troon St. James, LLC to manage operations of […]




DNREC Designers Win National Award

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2023

DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation graphic designers Jamie Fritchman and Sarah Sellers show their national award-winning designs, which are part of a series of three commemorative posters that won the 60th Graphic Design USA InHouse Design Award this summer. Not pictured, Orlando Short, who also designed one of the commemorative posters in the winning […]




Millsboro Angler Smashes State Record for King Mackerel with 52-Pound, 11.2-Ounce Catch Off Fenwick Shoal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, August 11, 2023

A Millsboro angler has become the kingfish king of Delaware’s Atlantic waters by catching a 52-pound, 11.2-ounce king mackerel, also known as a kingfish, in late July along Fenwick Shoal. Jeff McCoy landed the new state record king mackerel fishing from his 25-foot boat, The Reel McCoy, kept at DNREC’s Indian River Marina in Delaware Seashore State Park.




DNREC’s Brandywine Zoo Welcomes Baby Pudu

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 4, 2023

 Clover, a southern pudu brought to the Brandywine Zoo as part of an AZA Species Survival Plan, recently gave birth to a male baby pudu.




DNREC Adds Protected Acreage Thru Open Space Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2023

DNREC continues protect and conserve more land for the public to enjoy through the state’s Open Space Program.