Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the DNREC Field Office, at 901 Pilottown Road, in Lewes.
Natural Resources Police officers made 1,988 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public between Oct. 30 and Nov. 5, including 52 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.
This year’s DNREC-sponsored 30th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup held Sept. 16 drew 1,567 volunteers, who collected 3.8 tons of trash from 47 sites along more than 75 miles of Delaware’s waterways and coastline stretching from Wilmington to Fenwick Island. About one-quarter of that trash was recyclables – mostly aluminum cans and glass and plastic beverage bottles.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that the fishing footbridge at Garrisons Lake near Smyrna will close Nov. 9 and 10, rain dates Nov. 16 and 17, for repairs to the guardrail.
With Delaware’s November shotgun deer hunting season opening Friday, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Hunter Education Program reminds hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1967 that they need to have a Hunter Safety Card as proof of having taken a Basic Hunter Education Safety Course in order to purchase a Delaware hunting license, and also must carry the card while hunting.
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