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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Hunting and Trapping Opportunities Still Available In February as 2022/23 Season Draws to a Close

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Small game and furbearer hunting and trapping opportunities continue into February in addition to the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order that begins Wednesday, Feb. 1 and the second special youth waterfowl hunting day on Saturday, Feb. 4, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Delmarva Fox Squirrel Recovery and Species Restoration in Delaware Continued During 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 20, 2023

Delmarva fox squirrels now have three new homes in Sussex County as a result of translocations during 2022 to the Assawoman Wildlife Area, Redden State Forest and Trap Pond State Park, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Piping Plovers in Delaware Experience Modest Nesting Success in 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Beach-nesting piping plovers – a federally-listed threatened species and a Delaware state-listed endangered species – experienced modest nesting success in Delaware during 2022.




Additional Delaware Deer Hunting Seasons Open in January, As Numerous Other Hunting and Trapping Seasons Continue

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Additional firearm deer hunting seasons opening in January and the continuing archery deer hunting seasons provide the last chance for hunters to harvest deer during the 2022/23 hunting season.




Records Pond Fishing Pier Closed for Public Safety

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Records Pond fishing pier in Laurel in Sussex County has been closed effective immediately for public safety due to warping of the pier’s decking, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Hunting and Trapping Opportunities Still Available In February as 2022/23 Season Draws to a Close

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Small game and furbearer hunting and trapping opportunities continue into February in addition to the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order that begins Wednesday, Feb. 1 and the second special youth waterfowl hunting day on Saturday, Feb. 4, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Delmarva Fox Squirrel Recovery and Species Restoration in Delaware Continued During 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 20, 2023

Delmarva fox squirrels now have three new homes in Sussex County as a result of translocations during 2022 to the Assawoman Wildlife Area, Redden State Forest and Trap Pond State Park, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Piping Plovers in Delaware Experience Modest Nesting Success in 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Beach-nesting piping plovers – a federally-listed threatened species and a Delaware state-listed endangered species – experienced modest nesting success in Delaware during 2022.




Additional Delaware Deer Hunting Seasons Open in January, As Numerous Other Hunting and Trapping Seasons Continue

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Additional firearm deer hunting seasons opening in January and the continuing archery deer hunting seasons provide the last chance for hunters to harvest deer during the 2022/23 hunting season.




Records Pond Fishing Pier Closed for Public Safety

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Records Pond fishing pier in Laurel in Sussex County has been closed effective immediately for public safety due to warping of the pier’s decking, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.