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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Seeks Volunteers for Delaware Coastal Cleanup Sept. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Volunteers for the 34th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will have two options this year to help keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash through a widespread effort that also touches Delaware’s natural areas and neighborhoods.




DNREC to Revise Bundicks Branch Flood Risk Map in Sussex County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is conducting a floodplain mapping study for Bundicks Branch in Sussex County and encourages the public to learn more about the upcoming mapping changes at https://de.gov/bundicksbranch. Comments and questions about the Bundicks Branch mapping study can be submitted online, with more information about floodplain mapping and flood insurance also found there.




Be Part of the Solution to Pollution in the Inland Bays Aug. 28 Boat Captains Needed to Volunteer

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 12, 2021

Volunteers with boats are needed to help the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays to remove debris from the Bays during the Annual Inland Bays Clean Up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28.




Delaware to Solicit Projects for Water Quality Funding

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 6, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in conjunction with the Division of Public Health, will begin soliciting for new water quality projects Aug. 11 as DNREC and DPH start to develop 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving (DWSRF) project priority lists. Projects must be listed on the CWSRF and DWSRF project priority lists to be considered for funding.




Vote Georgetown Lewes Trail and Junction and Breakwater Pathway into 2021 Rail – Trail Hall of Fame

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, August 5, 2021

There are only a few more days before voting ends on August 6, 2021! Vote the Georgetown to Lewes Trail (GLT) & Junction and Breakwater Pathway (JBP) into this year’s Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC) Hall of Fame! The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) are excited […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Seeks Volunteers for Delaware Coastal Cleanup Sept. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Volunteers for the 34th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will have two options this year to help keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash through a widespread effort that also touches Delaware’s natural areas and neighborhoods.




DNREC to Revise Bundicks Branch Flood Risk Map in Sussex County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is conducting a floodplain mapping study for Bundicks Branch in Sussex County and encourages the public to learn more about the upcoming mapping changes at https://de.gov/bundicksbranch. Comments and questions about the Bundicks Branch mapping study can be submitted online, with more information about floodplain mapping and flood insurance also found there.




Be Part of the Solution to Pollution in the Inland Bays Aug. 28 Boat Captains Needed to Volunteer

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 12, 2021

Volunteers with boats are needed to help the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays to remove debris from the Bays during the Annual Inland Bays Clean Up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28.




Delaware to Solicit Projects for Water Quality Funding

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 6, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in conjunction with the Division of Public Health, will begin soliciting for new water quality projects Aug. 11 as DNREC and DPH start to develop 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving (DWSRF) project priority lists. Projects must be listed on the CWSRF and DWSRF project priority lists to be considered for funding.




Vote Georgetown Lewes Trail and Junction and Breakwater Pathway into 2021 Rail – Trail Hall of Fame

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, August 5, 2021

There are only a few more days before voting ends on August 6, 2021! Vote the Georgetown to Lewes Trail (GLT) & Junction and Breakwater Pathway (JBP) into this year’s Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC) Hall of Fame! The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) are excited […]