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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Seeks Entries for Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites photographers of all ages and skill levels to enter this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest. Hosted by the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship, the contest aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment while acting as a vivid reminder that everything that happens on land directly affects what happens in our waterways.




Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp Art Winners Announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a tundra swan by Broderick Crawford of Tiger, Ga., will grace the 2022/23 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp.




Increased West Nile Virus Activity Occurring in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

An increase in mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus (WNV) activity is occurring in many areas in Delaware as indicated in sentinel chickens used by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for certain mosquito-transmitted diseases.




Port Mahon Fishing Pier to Close for Emergency Repairs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has closed the Port Mahon Fishing Pier off Port Mahon Road east of Dover until further notice for emergency repairs after a broken support piling was found during a routine inspection.




DNREC Parks Director Earns National Award

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Division of Parks and Recreation Director Ray Bivens has received the 2021 National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) Conference Distinguished Service Award Sept. 10 during the NASPD’s annual conference.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Seeks Entries for Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites photographers of all ages and skill levels to enter this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest. Hosted by the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship, the contest aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment while acting as a vivid reminder that everything that happens on land directly affects what happens in our waterways.




Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp Art Winners Announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a tundra swan by Broderick Crawford of Tiger, Ga., will grace the 2022/23 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp.




Increased West Nile Virus Activity Occurring in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021

An increase in mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus (WNV) activity is occurring in many areas in Delaware as indicated in sentinel chickens used by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for certain mosquito-transmitted diseases.




Port Mahon Fishing Pier to Close for Emergency Repairs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has closed the Port Mahon Fishing Pier off Port Mahon Road east of Dover until further notice for emergency repairs after a broken support piling was found during a routine inspection.




DNREC Parks Director Earns National Award

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Division of Parks and Recreation Director Ray Bivens has received the 2021 National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) Conference Distinguished Service Award Sept. 10 during the NASPD’s annual conference.