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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967, that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware Hunting License.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Sentinel Chickens in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, DPH Offer Tips About Ticks

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health have launched new web pages to educate the public about ticks, including where they are found, how to identify different types and what precautions to take before and after exposure to ticks, as well as information about tick-borne pathogens.




Scientists Investigate Mysterious Songbird Deaths in Delaware, Several Other States and D.C. Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

State and federal wildlife experts and wildlife rehabilitators are investigating reports in at least six mid-Atlantic and central states, including Delaware, of sick and dying songbirds stricken by an unknown disorder characterized by swollen eyes with crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs such as erratic flight and stumbling.




Garrisons Lake Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close for Reconstruction

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The Garrisons Lake boat ramp and parking lot in Kent County will temporary close for reconstruction beginning Monday, July 12, 2021, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967, that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware Hunting License.




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Sentinel Chickens in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, DPH Offer Tips About Ticks

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health have launched new web pages to educate the public about ticks, including where they are found, how to identify different types and what precautions to take before and after exposure to ticks, as well as information about tick-borne pathogens.




Scientists Investigate Mysterious Songbird Deaths in Delaware, Several Other States and D.C. Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

State and federal wildlife experts and wildlife rehabilitators are investigating reports in at least six mid-Atlantic and central states, including Delaware, of sick and dying songbirds stricken by an unknown disorder characterized by swollen eyes with crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs such as erratic flight and stumbling.




Garrisons Lake Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close for Reconstruction

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The Garrisons Lake boat ramp and parking lot in Kent County will temporary close for reconstruction beginning Monday, July 12, 2021, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced.