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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces that shellfish aquaculture has begun in Delaware’s Inland Bays

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018

When a new shellfish grower recently placed his first shipment of tiny oysters in growing cages in Rehoboth Bay, it marked the physical start of Delaware’s shellfish aquaculture program administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish & Wildlife.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police kick off National Safe Boating Week May 19-25 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

With the 2018 summer season and ideal weather ahead, many boaters soon will be heading out on the water. DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Office of Boating Safety & Education encourages boaters to practice safe boating, not just during National Safe Boating Week – but also throughout the year.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 7-13

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 7-13 made 2,117 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public, issuing 333 citations. Officers responded to 49 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.




CANCELLED: DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center’s Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival on May 19

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will host its ninth annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival, celebrating the spring arrival of spawning horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the center, located at 2992 Lighthouse Road.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police encourage public to ‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work’ May 18

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police announced today their support of “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Friday, May 18. They join boating professionals and outdoor enthusiasts in promoting lifejackets always being worn as a safe boating practice, as well as heightening awareness of the different life jackets available, and showing their comfort and versatility by wearing them to work.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces that shellfish aquaculture has begun in Delaware’s Inland Bays

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018

When a new shellfish grower recently placed his first shipment of tiny oysters in growing cages in Rehoboth Bay, it marked the physical start of Delaware’s shellfish aquaculture program administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish & Wildlife.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police kick off National Safe Boating Week May 19-25 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

With the 2018 summer season and ideal weather ahead, many boaters soon will be heading out on the water. DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Office of Boating Safety & Education encourages boaters to practice safe boating, not just during National Safe Boating Week – but also throughout the year.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 7-13

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 7-13 made 2,117 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public, issuing 333 citations. Officers responded to 49 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.




CANCELLED: DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center’s Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival on May 19

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will host its ninth annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival, celebrating the spring arrival of spawning horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the center, located at 2992 Lighthouse Road.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police encourage public to ‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work’ May 18

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police announced today their support of “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Friday, May 18. They join boating professionals and outdoor enthusiasts in promoting lifejackets always being worn as a safe boating practice, as well as heightening awareness of the different life jackets available, and showing their comfort and versatility by wearing them to work.