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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Piping Plovers Nesting in Delaware Reach New High Number

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.




More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware with a new round of translocations planned for later this month, a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and its state and federal partners.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for the presence of the mosquito-transmitted disease.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Make Arrests in Stolen Vessel Incident

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested Matthew Tortu, 24, and Travis Gooding, 21, both of Coatsville, Pennsylvania on August 22.




Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, August 24, 2020

Hunters in Delaware can start their 2020/21 hunting season Tuesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer and resident Canada goose hunting seasons.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Piping Plovers Nesting in Delaware Reach New High Number

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.




More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware with a new round of translocations planned for later this month, a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and its state and federal partners.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for the presence of the mosquito-transmitted disease.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Make Arrests in Stolen Vessel Incident

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested Matthew Tortu, 24, and Travis Gooding, 21, both of Coatsville, Pennsylvania on August 22.




Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, August 24, 2020

Hunters in Delaware can start their 2020/21 hunting season Tuesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer and resident Canada goose hunting seasons.