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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Listening Sessions Set for Input on Ocean and Bay Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | News | Date Posted: Friday, June 23, 2023

DNREC is hosting three open house listening sessions to get feedback on how people use the ocean and bay, and to learn what is important to them.




State and Federal Protection of Piping Plover Nest to Close Portion of Beach at Gordons Pond on Cape Henlopen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, June 23, 2023

DNREC announced that the first piping plover nest discovered at Gordon’s Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park since 2016 will result in the temporary closure of 800 feet of beach for protection of the new nest and any piping plover chicks that may hatch and fledge from it.




Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta Registration now Open

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2023

DNREC announced that the eighth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park in Blades.




DNREC Advises Better Air Quality is Back in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 12, 2023

While the air quality has improved in Delaware, DNREC advises residents and visitors that the state is currently amidst the ozone season.




Air Quality Reaches Hazardous Levels in Delaware Due to Canadian Wildfires

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 8, 2023

Wildfires in eastern Canada emitting particulate matter into the atmosphere continue to cause poor air quality.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Listening Sessions Set for Input on Ocean and Bay Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | News | Date Posted: Friday, June 23, 2023

DNREC is hosting three open house listening sessions to get feedback on how people use the ocean and bay, and to learn what is important to them.




State and Federal Protection of Piping Plover Nest to Close Portion of Beach at Gordons Pond on Cape Henlopen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, June 23, 2023

DNREC announced that the first piping plover nest discovered at Gordon’s Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park since 2016 will result in the temporary closure of 800 feet of beach for protection of the new nest and any piping plover chicks that may hatch and fledge from it.




Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta Registration now Open

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2023

DNREC announced that the eighth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park in Blades.




DNREC Advises Better Air Quality is Back in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 12, 2023

While the air quality has improved in Delaware, DNREC advises residents and visitors that the state is currently amidst the ozone season.




Air Quality Reaches Hazardous Levels in Delaware Due to Canadian Wildfires

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 8, 2023

Wildfires in eastern Canada emitting particulate matter into the atmosphere continue to cause poor air quality.