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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware Beaches Again Ranked No. 1 in the Nation

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Delaware’s beaches have again been lauded for having the cleanest water quality in the nation, with the state also celebrated for boasting two of the country’s few “Superstar Beaches.”




History of Civil War submarine to be presented at Fort Delaware State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Fort Delaware will host a special program on Saturday, June 29 featuring the story of the H. L. Hunley, an ill-fated Confederate submarine that sank in Charleston Harbor in 1864 with its crew on board. Local historian Bill Jenkins will conduct a special presentation at 11:30 a.m., during which he will discuss the mission and the recovery of the submarine and the sailors who went down with it, as well as the artifact record of the submarine.




Governor Markell, Federal, State and Local Officials Join Calpine CEO for Garrison Energy Center Groundbreaking

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

Governor Markell along with federal, state, Kent County and City of Dover officials joined Calpine Corporation (CPN) Chief Executive Officer Jack Fusco in celebrating the groundbreaking of the Garrison Energy Center, a 309-megawatt power plant.




National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 23-29: DNREC Mosquito Control Section urges: Do your part in helping keep mosquito populations down in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

As if the great numbers of mosquitoes expected to hatch from recent heavy rainfall in Delaware weren’t enough of a reminder, the American Mosquito Control Association has declared the week of June 23-29 as the 17th annual National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.




#NextGenOutside 5K to Connect Millennials with the Outdoors

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is bringing a brand new event to Wilmington this summer, the #NextGenOutside 5K walk/run on Saturday, June 29. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the race will start at 9 a.m. in Brandywine Park. Participants will experience local parks in a whole new way, using technology and social media on the trails.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware Beaches Again Ranked No. 1 in the Nation

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Delaware’s beaches have again been lauded for having the cleanest water quality in the nation, with the state also celebrated for boasting two of the country’s few “Superstar Beaches.”




History of Civil War submarine to be presented at Fort Delaware State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Fort Delaware will host a special program on Saturday, June 29 featuring the story of the H. L. Hunley, an ill-fated Confederate submarine that sank in Charleston Harbor in 1864 with its crew on board. Local historian Bill Jenkins will conduct a special presentation at 11:30 a.m., during which he will discuss the mission and the recovery of the submarine and the sailors who went down with it, as well as the artifact record of the submarine.




Governor Markell, Federal, State and Local Officials Join Calpine CEO for Garrison Energy Center Groundbreaking

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

Governor Markell along with federal, state, Kent County and City of Dover officials joined Calpine Corporation (CPN) Chief Executive Officer Jack Fusco in celebrating the groundbreaking of the Garrison Energy Center, a 309-megawatt power plant.




National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 23-29: DNREC Mosquito Control Section urges: Do your part in helping keep mosquito populations down in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

As if the great numbers of mosquitoes expected to hatch from recent heavy rainfall in Delaware weren’t enough of a reminder, the American Mosquito Control Association has declared the week of June 23-29 as the 17th annual National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.




#NextGenOutside 5K to Connect Millennials with the Outdoors

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is bringing a brand new event to Wilmington this summer, the #NextGenOutside 5K walk/run on Saturday, June 29. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the race will start at 9 a.m. in Brandywine Park. Participants will experience local parks in a whole new way, using technology and social media on the trails.