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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: March 30-April 5

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 1,048 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public between March 30 and April 5.




Gov. Markell, Sens. Carper and Coons, Congressman Carney announce funding to increase resiliency of vulnerable Bayshore habitats

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Today, Governor Jack Markell and Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney and DNREC Sec. Collin O’Mara announced that the state has received $6.9 million in federal funding to design and construct projects for Delaware Bay wetland and beach habitats that will minimize coastal flooding and enhance the resiliency of communities and ecosystems degraded by storms, including Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The funding will support Delaware’s efforts to protect lands, infrastructure, and communities along the Bayshore from future coastal storms and sea level rise.




Public Listening Session on Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework set for Feb. 27 in Lewes; Public invited to provide input

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body (MidA RPB) invites the public to provide input on the Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework by participating in a listening session.
Delaware’s representatives to the MidA RPB will host a public listening session from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 at DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Services Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.




Michael N. Castle Trail Opens at the C&D Canal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 18, 2013

Former Delaware Governor and United States Congressman Michael Castle was the honored guest today as Governor Jack A. Markell joined U.S. Senator Chris Coons, U.S. Congressman John Carney, Deputy Secretary Nicole Majeski, Department of Transportation (DelDOT), and Secretary Collin O’Mara, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) in cutting the ribbon on the new Michael N. Castle Trail on the north bank of the C&D Canal.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: March 30-April 5

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 1,048 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public between March 30 and April 5.




Gov. Markell, Sens. Carper and Coons, Congressman Carney announce funding to increase resiliency of vulnerable Bayshore habitats

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Today, Governor Jack Markell and Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney and DNREC Sec. Collin O’Mara announced that the state has received $6.9 million in federal funding to design and construct projects for Delaware Bay wetland and beach habitats that will minimize coastal flooding and enhance the resiliency of communities and ecosystems degraded by storms, including Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The funding will support Delaware’s efforts to protect lands, infrastructure, and communities along the Bayshore from future coastal storms and sea level rise.




Public Listening Session on Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework set for Feb. 27 in Lewes; Public invited to provide input

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body (MidA RPB) invites the public to provide input on the Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework by participating in a listening session.
Delaware’s representatives to the MidA RPB will host a public listening session from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 at DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Services Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.




Michael N. Castle Trail Opens at the C&D Canal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 18, 2013

Former Delaware Governor and United States Congressman Michael Castle was the honored guest today as Governor Jack A. Markell joined U.S. Senator Chris Coons, U.S. Congressman John Carney, Deputy Secretary Nicole Majeski, Department of Transportation (DelDOT), and Secretary Collin O’Mara, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) in cutting the ribbon on the new Michael N. Castle Trail on the north bank of the C&D Canal.