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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school year by promoting the new Story Walks created in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Department […]




DNREC Chester-Choptank Watershed Report Details Wetland Health and Management Recommendations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control finalized a report card on the health of wetlands within the Delaware portion of the Chester-Choptank watershed, with the wetlands earning an encouraging B grade but with recommendations for improvement.




Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close for Dredging

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2021

The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting Thursday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Oct. 15 for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC and Partners Earn Award for Living Shoreline Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Delaware’s Sassafras Landing living shoreline, a joint project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, has been recognized as one of the 2021 Best Restored Shores by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association.




DNREC to Begin Construction on Fort Delaware Enhancements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin construction this week on several projects at Fort Delaware State Park that will improve visitor experience. All areas of the fort normally open to the public will remain open.  The $3.7 million project, funded by multiple sources, includes the following enhancements at the fort: […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school year by promoting the new Story Walks created in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Department […]




DNREC Chester-Choptank Watershed Report Details Wetland Health and Management Recommendations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control finalized a report card on the health of wetlands within the Delaware portion of the Chester-Choptank watershed, with the wetlands earning an encouraging B grade but with recommendations for improvement.




Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close for Dredging

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2021

The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting Thursday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Oct. 15 for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC and Partners Earn Award for Living Shoreline Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Delaware’s Sassafras Landing living shoreline, a joint project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, has been recognized as one of the 2021 Best Restored Shores by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association.




DNREC to Begin Construction on Fort Delaware Enhancements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin construction this week on several projects at Fort Delaware State Park that will improve visitor experience. All areas of the fort normally open to the public will remain open.  The $3.7 million project, funded by multiple sources, includes the following enhancements at the fort: […]