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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware Forest Service offers “Trees for the Bay” in partnership with DNREC’s rain barrel program

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013

In partnership with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s rain barrels program, the Delaware Forest Service is inviting residents of Delaware communities within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed to “buy a rain barrel … get a free tree” through the Forest Service’s new “Trees for the Bay” program.




“Where Does Your Water Shed?” conservation stewardship week materials available to educators and group leaders

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013

The Delaware Association of Conservation Districts (DACD) encourages you to think about your personal responsibility to be a good steward of Delaware’s natural resources during its annual Stewardship Week celebration. The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) has proclaimed April 28 to May 5 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week, marking the 58th year of the national event, with 2013 theme “Where Does Your Water Shed?”




Open House on Gordons Pond Trail to be held on April 3

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation will host a public open house for the proposed Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The Open House will be held from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 at the Lewes Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 111 Adams Avenue in Lewes.




DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation holds lifeguard tryouts

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol is seeking qualified applicants to fill ocean lifeguard positions at five of Delaware’s premier swimming beaches in Sussex County. Tryouts for interested applicants will be held at the Freeman Fitness Center at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach at 8 a.m. on April 2 and 27.




Upstate trout season to open April 6 in six New Castle County streams

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Delaware’s spring 2013 upstate trout season will open at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Six designated trout streams in northern New Castle County – White Clay Creek, Christina Creek, Pike Creek, Beaver Run, Wilson Run and Mill Creek – will be stocked and ready with thousands of rainbow and brown trout, including some trophy-sized fish.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware Forest Service offers “Trees for the Bay” in partnership with DNREC’s rain barrel program

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013

In partnership with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s rain barrels program, the Delaware Forest Service is inviting residents of Delaware communities within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed to “buy a rain barrel … get a free tree” through the Forest Service’s new “Trees for the Bay” program.




“Where Does Your Water Shed?” conservation stewardship week materials available to educators and group leaders

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013

The Delaware Association of Conservation Districts (DACD) encourages you to think about your personal responsibility to be a good steward of Delaware’s natural resources during its annual Stewardship Week celebration. The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) has proclaimed April 28 to May 5 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week, marking the 58th year of the national event, with 2013 theme “Where Does Your Water Shed?”




Open House on Gordons Pond Trail to be held on April 3

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation will host a public open house for the proposed Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The Open House will be held from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 at the Lewes Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 111 Adams Avenue in Lewes.




DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation holds lifeguard tryouts

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol is seeking qualified applicants to fill ocean lifeguard positions at five of Delaware’s premier swimming beaches in Sussex County. Tryouts for interested applicants will be held at the Freeman Fitness Center at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach at 8 a.m. on April 2 and 27.




Upstate trout season to open April 6 in six New Castle County streams

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Delaware’s spring 2013 upstate trout season will open at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Six designated trout streams in northern New Castle County – White Clay Creek, Christina Creek, Pike Creek, Beaver Run, Wilson Run and Mill Creek – will be stocked and ready with thousands of rainbow and brown trout, including some trophy-sized fish.