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DNREC Honors Young Environmentalists, Youth Fishing Tournament Winners at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2022

At the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored three Delaware students as DNREC’s Young Environmentalists of the Year for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources, and the three winners of the 2022 Youth Fishing Tournament.




DNREC Set to Begin Emergency Dredging Project Restoring Navigability in the Murderkill River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

An emergency dredging project is set to begin and be completed by the end of August to restore navigability in the Murderkill River, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, Woodlawn Trustees Preserve Access to Popular Trail Along Brandywine Creek

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins the Woodlawn Trustees to announce their collaborative effort to preserve a parcel of land that provides entryway to a vital part of the northern Delaware trail system along the Brandywine Creek.




DNREC, Habitat for Humanity Partner to Create Green Space in New Castle County’s Simonds Gardens Community

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2022

On July 5, representatives from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (HFHNCC), New Castle County and the community of Simonds Gardens gathered to celebrate the completion of a project that transformed a vacant lot into an oasis of green in the city.




DNREC Sinks Floating Casino Turned Commercial Scallop Vessel ‘Texas Star’ onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Video | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continued to broaden the recreational appeal of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system by sinking the Texas Star.







  Category: Office of the Secretary


DNREC Honors Young Environmentalists, Youth Fishing Tournament Winners at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2022

At the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored three Delaware students as DNREC’s Young Environmentalists of the Year for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources, and the three winners of the 2022 Youth Fishing Tournament.




DNREC Set to Begin Emergency Dredging Project Restoring Navigability in the Murderkill River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

An emergency dredging project is set to begin and be completed by the end of August to restore navigability in the Murderkill River, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, Woodlawn Trustees Preserve Access to Popular Trail Along Brandywine Creek

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins the Woodlawn Trustees to announce their collaborative effort to preserve a parcel of land that provides entryway to a vital part of the northern Delaware trail system along the Brandywine Creek.




DNREC, Habitat for Humanity Partner to Create Green Space in New Castle County’s Simonds Gardens Community

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2022

On July 5, representatives from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (HFHNCC), New Castle County and the community of Simonds Gardens gathered to celebrate the completion of a project that transformed a vacant lot into an oasis of green in the city.




DNREC Sinks Floating Casino Turned Commercial Scallop Vessel ‘Texas Star’ onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Video | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continued to broaden the recreational appeal of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system by sinking the Texas Star.