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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware moves from 10th to 5th among Bicycle Friendly States

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists today released its latest Bicycle Friendly States ranking. In the sixth annual assessment, Delaware achieved a fifth place ranking nationally, while placing number one in the northeastern United States.




‘See it Both Ways’ Safety Campaign Launched at the Walkable, Bikeable Summit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Walkable, Bikeable Summit today, Governor Jack Markell was joined by Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Shailen Bhatt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara and bike advocacy groups to launch the ‘See it Both Ways’ safety campaign designed to educate motorists and bicyclists to look out for each other and share the road.




Governor Markell, DE’s Congressional Delegation and Army Corps Announce Beach Restoration Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Carper and Coons and Representative John Carney (all D-Del.) and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara announced that as much as $30 million in federal funding has been secured to rebuild Delaware beaches to protect homes, businesses and roads against future storm damage.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: April 16-23; Reminder for the week: As season starts, crabbers need be attentive to regs and rigs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013

To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents between April 16-23 made 597 contacts with hunters, anglers and boaters, and other members of the public, including 57 boardings for boating safety/fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents responded to 33 complaints and issued 22 citations for violations of fish, game, traffic and criminal regulations.




Charter School of Wilmington Team “A” Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware moves from 10th to 5th among Bicycle Friendly States

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists today released its latest Bicycle Friendly States ranking. In the sixth annual assessment, Delaware achieved a fifth place ranking nationally, while placing number one in the northeastern United States.




‘See it Both Ways’ Safety Campaign Launched at the Walkable, Bikeable Summit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Walkable, Bikeable Summit today, Governor Jack Markell was joined by Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Shailen Bhatt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara and bike advocacy groups to launch the ‘See it Both Ways’ safety campaign designed to educate motorists and bicyclists to look out for each other and share the road.




Governor Markell, DE’s Congressional Delegation and Army Corps Announce Beach Restoration Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Carper and Coons and Representative John Carney (all D-Del.) and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara announced that as much as $30 million in federal funding has been secured to rebuild Delaware beaches to protect homes, businesses and roads against future storm damage.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: April 16-23; Reminder for the week: As season starts, crabbers need be attentive to regs and rigs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013

To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents between April 16-23 made 597 contacts with hunters, anglers and boaters, and other members of the public, including 57 boardings for boating safety/fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents responded to 33 complaints and issued 22 citations for violations of fish, game, traffic and criminal regulations.




Charter School of Wilmington Team “A” Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.