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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Capital City Trails Phase One Complete

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, November 4, 2013

Governor Jack Markell, Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Shailen Bhatt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Secretary Collin O’Mara, and Dover Mayor Carleton Carey are pleased to announce the completion of Phase 1 of the Capital City Trails project in Dover.




Gov. Markell, Sen. Carper Tout New Gordons Pond Trail for Health and Recreation at Cape Henlopen State Park Groundbreaking

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 25, 2013

U.S. Senator Tom Carper and Congressman John Carney joined Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, and other federal, state and local officials, trail supporters and outdoor enthusiasts, at the groundbreaking for the new Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park.




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.




Michael N. Castle Trail Opens at the C&D Canal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 18, 2013

Former Delaware Governor and United States Congressman Michael Castle was the honored guest today as Governor Jack A. Markell joined U.S. Senator Chris Coons, U.S. Congressman John Carney, Deputy Secretary Nicole Majeski, Department of Transportation (DelDOT), and Secretary Collin O’Mara, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) in cutting the ribbon on the new Michael N. Castle Trail on the north bank of the C&D Canal.




Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates 20th anniversary

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2013

In celebration of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve’s 20th anniversary, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Delaware Coastal Programs Administrator Sarah W. Cooksey welcomed environmental partners and guests to the Arts in the Estuary event at the St. Jones Reserve. Today’s event showcased the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) and the federal/state partnership in advancing Delaware’s coastal and estuarine conservation, research and education.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Capital City Trails Phase One Complete

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, November 4, 2013

Governor Jack Markell, Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Shailen Bhatt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Secretary Collin O’Mara, and Dover Mayor Carleton Carey are pleased to announce the completion of Phase 1 of the Capital City Trails project in Dover.




Gov. Markell, Sen. Carper Tout New Gordons Pond Trail for Health and Recreation at Cape Henlopen State Park Groundbreaking

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 25, 2013

U.S. Senator Tom Carper and Congressman John Carney joined Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, and other federal, state and local officials, trail supporters and outdoor enthusiasts, at the groundbreaking for the new Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park.




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.




Michael N. Castle Trail Opens at the C&D Canal

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 18, 2013

Former Delaware Governor and United States Congressman Michael Castle was the honored guest today as Governor Jack A. Markell joined U.S. Senator Chris Coons, U.S. Congressman John Carney, Deputy Secretary Nicole Majeski, Department of Transportation (DelDOT), and Secretary Collin O’Mara, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) in cutting the ribbon on the new Michael N. Castle Trail on the north bank of the C&D Canal.




Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates 20th anniversary

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2013

In celebration of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve’s 20th anniversary, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Delaware Coastal Programs Administrator Sarah W. Cooksey welcomed environmental partners and guests to the Arts in the Estuary event at the St. Jones Reserve. Today’s event showcased the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) and the federal/state partnership in advancing Delaware’s coastal and estuarine conservation, research and education.