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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Nominations Open for 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

DNREC is encouraging teachers, classmates, club or group leaders, family members and others to nominate students for the 2023 DNREC Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards.




DNREC to Launch Drive-On Surf Fishing Reservation System May 16

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The system will open for reservations beginning Tuesday, May 16 for reservations on Saturday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 17 for reservations on Sunday, May 21. Reservations for each weekend will open weekly beginning Tuesdays for the upcoming Saturday and Wednesdays for the upcoming Sunday and will be available until sold out for that weekend.




Governor, DNREC Mark Opening of Fort Delaware Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, May 5, 2023

Gov. John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin Friday to celebrate and tour the largest capital investments made to Fort Delaware State Park.




DNREC Adds Two New Programs to Help Build Back Delaware’s Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2023

DNREC recently introduced two new conservation incentive programs to improve water quality and create wildlife habitat in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.




Delaware Forest Service Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Department of Agriculture | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Forest Service | News | Urban and Community Forestry | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

DOVER, Del. (May 2, 2023) – On the morning of Saturday, April 29, the Delaware Forest Service celebrated Arbor Day with an extensive tree planting surrounding the Peters Scout Camp/Peters Tract at Blackbird State Forest, along with our 2023 Arbor Day Poster Contest winners and their families. With support from the Forest Initiative Fund (FIF), […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Nominations Open for 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

DNREC is encouraging teachers, classmates, club or group leaders, family members and others to nominate students for the 2023 DNREC Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards.




DNREC to Launch Drive-On Surf Fishing Reservation System May 16

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The system will open for reservations beginning Tuesday, May 16 for reservations on Saturday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 17 for reservations on Sunday, May 21. Reservations for each weekend will open weekly beginning Tuesdays for the upcoming Saturday and Wednesdays for the upcoming Sunday and will be available until sold out for that weekend.




Governor, DNREC Mark Opening of Fort Delaware Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, May 5, 2023

Gov. John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin Friday to celebrate and tour the largest capital investments made to Fort Delaware State Park.




DNREC Adds Two New Programs to Help Build Back Delaware’s Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2023

DNREC recently introduced two new conservation incentive programs to improve water quality and create wildlife habitat in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.




Delaware Forest Service Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Department of Agriculture | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Forest Service | News | Urban and Community Forestry | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

DOVER, Del. (May 2, 2023) – On the morning of Saturday, April 29, the Delaware Forest Service celebrated Arbor Day with an extensive tree planting surrounding the Peters Scout Camp/Peters Tract at Blackbird State Forest, along with our 2023 Arbor Day Poster Contest winners and their families. With support from the Forest Initiative Fund (FIF), […]