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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Relaunches Living Shoreline Cost Share Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2023

Landowners, homeowners’ associations and community boards who qualify are invited to apply for help with the cost of installing living shorelines through an expanded program offered by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.




Delmarva Fox Squirrel Recovery and Species Restoration in Delaware Continued During 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 20, 2023

Delmarva fox squirrels now have three new homes in Sussex County as a result of translocations during 2022 to the Assawoman Wildlife Area, Redden State Forest and Trap Pond State Park, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Piping Plovers in Delaware Experience Modest Nesting Success in 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Beach-nesting piping plovers – a federally-listed threatened species and a Delaware state-listed endangered species – experienced modest nesting success in Delaware during 2022.




DNREC Issues Notice of Violation to Owner of Pine Haven Campground Community for Ongoing Wastewater Issues

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

After a month-long investigation into reports of illegal wastewater discharge within the Pine Haven Campground Community located near Lincoln in Sussex County, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) for wastewater violations to property owner Blue Beach Bungalows DE, LLC and parent company Blue Water Development Corp. of Ocean City, Md.




DNREC Shuts Down Polly Drummond Yard Waste Site Following a Second Suspicious Ground Fire in a Week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

DNREC Relaunches Living Shoreline Cost Share Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2023

Landowners, homeowners’ associations and community boards who qualify are invited to apply for help with the cost of installing living shorelines through an expanded program offered by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.




Delmarva Fox Squirrel Recovery and Species Restoration in Delaware Continued During 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 20, 2023

Delmarva fox squirrels now have three new homes in Sussex County as a result of translocations during 2022 to the Assawoman Wildlife Area, Redden State Forest and Trap Pond State Park, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Piping Plovers in Delaware Experience Modest Nesting Success in 2022

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Beach-nesting piping plovers – a federally-listed threatened species and a Delaware state-listed endangered species – experienced modest nesting success in Delaware during 2022.




DNREC Issues Notice of Violation to Owner of Pine Haven Campground Community for Ongoing Wastewater Issues

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

After a month-long investigation into reports of illegal wastewater discharge within the Pine Haven Campground Community located near Lincoln in Sussex County, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) for wastewater violations to property owner Blue Beach Bungalows DE, LLC and parent company Blue Water Development Corp. of Ocean City, Md.




DNREC Shuts Down Polly Drummond Yard Waste Site Following a Second Suspicious Ground Fire in a Week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.