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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Public asked to report sick or dead wild birds to DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section for 2018 West Nile virus monitoring

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife is seeking the public’s help in monitoring West Nile virus in Delaware by reporting sick or dead wild birds that may have contracted the virus.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Smyrna man on multiple assault charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers on May 31 arrested Roland L. Naylor of Smyrna on assault-related charges following an incident aboard his boat while commercial crabbing on the Delaware Bay.




Holiday weekend anti-crime operation in Kent County by Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on DNREC-managed properties results in 71 citations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, June 4, 2018

In response to complaints of damaged state property, illegal drug use, littering, and trespassing, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers over the Memorial Day weekend issued a total of 68 citations as part of an evening crime prevention operation throughout Kent County.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 21-27

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 1, 2018

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 21-27 made 3,927 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 150 citations.




Think twice before ‘rescuing’ young wildlife

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Whether in their own backyards or while taking a walk outdoors, Delawareans are likely to encounter young wildlife this time of year. While some young animals appear to be abandoned, usually they are not. In most cases, their mothers are watching over them somewhere nearby and waiting for you to move on.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Public asked to report sick or dead wild birds to DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section for 2018 West Nile virus monitoring

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife is seeking the public’s help in monitoring West Nile virus in Delaware by reporting sick or dead wild birds that may have contracted the virus.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Smyrna man on multiple assault charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers on May 31 arrested Roland L. Naylor of Smyrna on assault-related charges following an incident aboard his boat while commercial crabbing on the Delaware Bay.




Holiday weekend anti-crime operation in Kent County by Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on DNREC-managed properties results in 71 citations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, June 4, 2018

In response to complaints of damaged state property, illegal drug use, littering, and trespassing, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers over the Memorial Day weekend issued a total of 68 citations as part of an evening crime prevention operation throughout Kent County.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 21-27

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, June 1, 2018

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 21-27 made 3,927 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 150 citations.




Think twice before ‘rescuing’ young wildlife

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Whether in their own backyards or while taking a walk outdoors, Delawareans are likely to encounter young wildlife this time of year. While some young animals appear to be abandoned, usually they are not. In most cases, their mothers are watching over them somewhere nearby and waiting for you to move on.