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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Renovated Garrisons Lake Boat Ramp Officially Open

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

With today’s ribbon cutting at Garrisons Lake near Smyrna, the fishing and boating public is officially invited to enjoy the popular angling destination with its newly-renovated concrete boat ramp and added amenities of a courtesy dock and freshly repaved parking lot.




Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp Art Winners Announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a tundra swan by Broderick Crawford of Tiger, Ga., will grace the 2022/23 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp.




Increased West Nile Virus Activity Occurring in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

An increase in mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus (WNV) activity is occurring in many areas in Delaware as indicated in sentinel chickens used by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for certain mosquito-transmitted diseases.




Port Mahon Fishing Pier to Close for Emergency Repairs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has closed the Port Mahon Fishing Pier off Port Mahon Road east of Dover until further notice for emergency repairs after a broken support piling was found during a routine inspection.




Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close for Dredging

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2021

The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting Thursday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Oct. 15 for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Renovated Garrisons Lake Boat Ramp Officially Open

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

With today’s ribbon cutting at Garrisons Lake near Smyrna, the fishing and boating public is officially invited to enjoy the popular angling destination with its newly-renovated concrete boat ramp and added amenities of a courtesy dock and freshly repaved parking lot.




Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp Art Winners Announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a tundra swan by Broderick Crawford of Tiger, Ga., will grace the 2022/23 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp.




Increased West Nile Virus Activity Occurring in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

An increase in mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus (WNV) activity is occurring in many areas in Delaware as indicated in sentinel chickens used by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for certain mosquito-transmitted diseases.




Port Mahon Fishing Pier to Close for Emergency Repairs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has closed the Port Mahon Fishing Pier off Port Mahon Road east of Dover until further notice for emergency repairs after a broken support piling was found during a routine inspection.




Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close for Dredging

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2021

The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting Thursday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Oct. 15 for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.