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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Wildlife Groups Join Forces to Protect Delaware Bayshore Habitat

Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Critical habitat for shorebirds, water birds, waterfowl, and fish is under growing threat from rising sea levels driven by manmade climate change.




Officials celebrate Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail opening

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, September 10, 2012

Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, DelDOT Secretary Shailen Bhatt, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and City of Newark officials came together to mark the long awaited grand opening of the Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail.




Officials mark grand opening of Auburn Heights Trail

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Governor Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara spoke at the grand opening of the first phase of the new Auburn Heights Trail, part of the Governor’s Trails and Pathways Initiative.




Delaware Awarded Three Federal Grants for Bayshore Improvement Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2012

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration, as part of its Public Lands Highways Discretionary (PLHD) Program and the National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP), has awarded Delaware three grants totaling $1,720,500.00.




New Cedar Creek Boat Ramp Dedicated in Slaughter Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012

Governor Jack Markell, Senator Tom Carper and Senator Chris Coons joined DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Slaughter Beach Mayor Amy J. Reed Parker today to cut the ribbon and dedicate the new Lacy E. Nichols Jr. Cedar Creek Boating Access Area in Slaughter Beach east of Milford. The new facility is a key project in the recently announced Delaware Bayshore Initiative, which promotes conservation and restoration of natural resources, enhances recreational opportunities and encourages low-impact ecotourism to support the local economy along Delaware’s coastline.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Wildlife Groups Join Forces to Protect Delaware Bayshore Habitat

Division of Fish and Wildlife | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Critical habitat for shorebirds, water birds, waterfowl, and fish is under growing threat from rising sea levels driven by manmade climate change.




Officials celebrate Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail opening

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, September 10, 2012

Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, DelDOT Secretary Shailen Bhatt, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and City of Newark officials came together to mark the long awaited grand opening of the Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail.




Officials mark grand opening of Auburn Heights Trail

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Governor Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara spoke at the grand opening of the first phase of the new Auburn Heights Trail, part of the Governor’s Trails and Pathways Initiative.




Delaware Awarded Three Federal Grants for Bayshore Improvement Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2012

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration, as part of its Public Lands Highways Discretionary (PLHD) Program and the National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP), has awarded Delaware three grants totaling $1,720,500.00.




New Cedar Creek Boat Ramp Dedicated in Slaughter Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012

Governor Jack Markell, Senator Tom Carper and Senator Chris Coons joined DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Slaughter Beach Mayor Amy J. Reed Parker today to cut the ribbon and dedicate the new Lacy E. Nichols Jr. Cedar Creek Boating Access Area in Slaughter Beach east of Milford. The new facility is a key project in the recently announced Delaware Bayshore Initiative, which promotes conservation and restoration of natural resources, enhances recreational opportunities and encourages low-impact ecotourism to support the local economy along Delaware’s coastline.