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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021

Delaware residents, along with government agencies, New Castle, Kent and Sussex conservation districts, and non-profit organizations throughout the state, can help support Delaware’s continuing quest for clean water by taking advantage of an annual grant opportunity administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and funded through the federal Clean Water Act. More than $1.233 million in Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




Delaware Natural Resources Police Collect Toys as Holiday Gifts for Delaware Children

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

To kick off the holiday season, Delaware Natural Resources Police are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to provide toys as gifts for children in local communities.




DNREC’s Delaware State Parks, Zoo Waive Entry Fees Friday for #OptOutside Movement

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, November 22, 2021

Delaware State Parks has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday since 2015 as part of a the #OptOutside movement. The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 26. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo […]




DNREC’s Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tag Auction Starts Nov. 22

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, November 19, 2021

Between Nov. 22 and Dec. 9, bidders will have the option to bid on 15 tags including tags 26, 54, 132, 211, 301, 454 and on nine “choice” categories, ranging from tags 51 to 9999. The highest bidder in each choice category can choose a number, if not already sold, within that category.   The […]




Delaware Natural Resources Police Arrest Two Individuals for Hunting and Firearms Related Charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Delaware Natural Resources Police arrested two individuals during the opening weekend of shotgun deer season who were both hunting after being convicted of felony charges in the state of Delaware.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Makes $1.2 Million in Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant Funding Available for Delaware Clean Water Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021

Delaware residents, along with government agencies, New Castle, Kent and Sussex conservation districts, and non-profit organizations throughout the state, can help support Delaware’s continuing quest for clean water by taking advantage of an annual grant opportunity administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and funded through the federal Clean Water Act. More than $1.233 million in Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source grant funding for Delaware was recently announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




Delaware Natural Resources Police Collect Toys as Holiday Gifts for Delaware Children

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

To kick off the holiday season, Delaware Natural Resources Police are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to provide toys as gifts for children in local communities.




DNREC’s Delaware State Parks, Zoo Waive Entry Fees Friday for #OptOutside Movement

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, November 22, 2021

Delaware State Parks has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday since 2015 as part of a the #OptOutside movement. The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 26. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo […]




DNREC’s Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tag Auction Starts Nov. 22

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, November 19, 2021

Between Nov. 22 and Dec. 9, bidders will have the option to bid on 15 tags including tags 26, 54, 132, 211, 301, 454 and on nine “choice” categories, ranging from tags 51 to 9999. The highest bidder in each choice category can choose a number, if not already sold, within that category.   The […]




Delaware Natural Resources Police Arrest Two Individuals for Hunting and Firearms Related Charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Delaware Natural Resources Police arrested two individuals during the opening weekend of shotgun deer season who were both hunting after being convicted of felony charges in the state of Delaware.