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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC Again to Offer Popular ‘Life in the Bay’ Educational Seining Program for Families of All Ages

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2024

DNREC invites families of all ages to participate in “Life in the Bay,” the popular youth education program geared toward children aged 6 and older, but with equal appeal to adults who want to learn about fish and other aquatic creatures that live in the Delaware Bay.




DNREC Announces Arrival of 2024/25 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2024

With new Delaware hunting licenses going on sale this week, DNREC announced the 2024/25 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide is now available in hard copy from license agents throughout the state, at DNREC’s recreational licensing office in the Richardson & Robbins Building at 89 Kings Highway in Dover and in a readily referenced online edition.




Black Bear in Newark Area Struck and Killed by Vehicle

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

The Delaware Natural Resources Police reports black bear was struck and killed by a vehicle in Newark, with DNREC biologists to conduct an examination of the bear.




DNREC Revises Recreational Striped Bass Summer Slot Season Limit for Compliance With ASMFC Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2024

DNREC announced today that Delaware’s recreational striped bass summer slot size limit regulation has been revised and will be in effect for the July 1 start of the slot season. The revision changes the state’s slot size limit from 20- to 25-inches to 20- to 24-inches.




DNREC to Treat Two Downstate Public Ponds During June for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

DNREC will begin the annual treatment of downstate public ponds – Wagamons Pond in Milton and Concord Pond near Seaford – for the foreign invasive aquatic weed hydrilla on Thursday, June 13, weather permitting. Hydrilla is a non-native plant that likely entered the state through the aquarium trade. Uncontrolled hydrilla can choke ponds and other waterways, crowding out beneficial plant species and preventing fishing and boating access.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife

DNREC Again to Offer Popular ‘Life in the Bay’ Educational Seining Program for Families of All Ages

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2024

DNREC invites families of all ages to participate in “Life in the Bay,” the popular youth education program geared toward children aged 6 and older, but with equal appeal to adults who want to learn about fish and other aquatic creatures that live in the Delaware Bay.




DNREC Announces Arrival of 2024/25 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2024

With new Delaware hunting licenses going on sale this week, DNREC announced the 2024/25 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide is now available in hard copy from license agents throughout the state, at DNREC’s recreational licensing office in the Richardson & Robbins Building at 89 Kings Highway in Dover and in a readily referenced online edition.




Black Bear in Newark Area Struck and Killed by Vehicle

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

The Delaware Natural Resources Police reports black bear was struck and killed by a vehicle in Newark, with DNREC biologists to conduct an examination of the bear.




DNREC Revises Recreational Striped Bass Summer Slot Season Limit for Compliance With ASMFC Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2024

DNREC announced today that Delaware’s recreational striped bass summer slot size limit regulation has been revised and will be in effect for the July 1 start of the slot season. The revision changes the state’s slot size limit from 20- to 25-inches to 20- to 24-inches.




DNREC to Treat Two Downstate Public Ponds During June for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

DNREC will begin the annual treatment of downstate public ponds – Wagamons Pond in Milton and Concord Pond near Seaford – for the foreign invasive aquatic weed hydrilla on Thursday, June 13, weather permitting. Hydrilla is a non-native plant that likely entered the state through the aquarium trade. Uncontrolled hydrilla can choke ponds and other waterways, crowding out beneficial plant species and preventing fishing and boating access.