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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC to Close Mulberry Landing Boat Ramp in Sussex County Temporarily for Expansion and Paving of Parking Lot

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 26, 2024

DNREC announced the March 6 closure of the Mulberry Landing Boat Ramp near Bethany Beach for a construction project to enlarge and pave the boat ramp’s gravel parking lot, with the project’s completion anticipated by April 14, dependent on weather.




Spring Pond Trout Season to Open With Youth-Only Day March 2, Followed by Regular Downstate Opener March 3

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Delaware’s 2024 downstate pond trout season will open for youth anglers under age 16 only at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, followed by the opening of the regular pond trout season for all anglers a half-hour before sunrise on Sunday, March 3.




Delaware Receives $120K Grant for American Kestrel Conservation Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 5, 2024

Delaware has received approximately $120,000 from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Wildlife Restoration Program to support the study and preservation of the American kestrel, a species currently listed as endangered in Delaware and the smallest falcon in North America.




DNREC Announces Closure of Newton Pond for Construction of New Piers

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, December 22, 2023

DNREC has temporarily closed Newton Pond in Greenwood due to a construction project installing new fishing piers.




DNREC Announces Closure of the Records Pond Tidal Pier

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2023

DNREC announced today the closure and removal of the Records Pond tidal pier in Laurel. The pier, located on Broad Creek just downstream of the Records Pond spillway, had its floating docks heavily damaged after heavy rains and massive outflow from the dam caused the floating dock to become partially submerged and break away from the pier.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife

DNREC to Close Mulberry Landing Boat Ramp in Sussex County Temporarily for Expansion and Paving of Parking Lot

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 26, 2024

DNREC announced the March 6 closure of the Mulberry Landing Boat Ramp near Bethany Beach for a construction project to enlarge and pave the boat ramp’s gravel parking lot, with the project’s completion anticipated by April 14, dependent on weather.




Spring Pond Trout Season to Open With Youth-Only Day March 2, Followed by Regular Downstate Opener March 3

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Delaware’s 2024 downstate pond trout season will open for youth anglers under age 16 only at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, followed by the opening of the regular pond trout season for all anglers a half-hour before sunrise on Sunday, March 3.




Delaware Receives $120K Grant for American Kestrel Conservation Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 5, 2024

Delaware has received approximately $120,000 from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Wildlife Restoration Program to support the study and preservation of the American kestrel, a species currently listed as endangered in Delaware and the smallest falcon in North America.




DNREC Announces Closure of Newton Pond for Construction of New Piers

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, December 22, 2023

DNREC has temporarily closed Newton Pond in Greenwood due to a construction project installing new fishing piers.




DNREC Announces Closure of the Records Pond Tidal Pier

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2023

DNREC announced today the closure and removal of the Records Pond tidal pier in Laurel. The pier, located on Broad Creek just downstream of the Records Pond spillway, had its floating docks heavily damaged after heavy rains and massive outflow from the dam caused the floating dock to become partially submerged and break away from the pier.