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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


First 2022 Delaware Evidence of West Nile Virus Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2022

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Mud Mill Pond Boat Ramp to Close Temporarily for Dam Improvements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

The Mud Mill Pond boat ramp and adjacent ramp parking lot near Marydel will be temporarily closed from Friday, July 22, 2022 through Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to construction activities associated with Mud Mill Pond dam improvements, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




UPDATING: DNREC Monitoring and Investigating Excess Pollution Emissions Caused by Delaware City Refinery Outage

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

An outage early this morning at the Delaware City Refining Company that resulted in excess emissions of pollutants was resolved by midday when the refinery’s carbon monoxide boiler on the fluid coking unit was brought back online, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced this afternoon.




DNREC, Woodlawn Trustees Preserve Access to Popular Trail Along Brandywine Creek

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins the Woodlawn Trustees to announce their collaborative effort to preserve a parcel of land that provides entryway to a vital part of the northern Delaware trail system along the Brandywine Creek.




Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2022

With the start of early 2022/23 hunting seasons approaching, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967 that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware hunting license.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

First 2022 Delaware Evidence of West Nile Virus Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2022

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Mud Mill Pond Boat Ramp to Close Temporarily for Dam Improvements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

The Mud Mill Pond boat ramp and adjacent ramp parking lot near Marydel will be temporarily closed from Friday, July 22, 2022 through Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to construction activities associated with Mud Mill Pond dam improvements, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




UPDATING: DNREC Monitoring and Investigating Excess Pollution Emissions Caused by Delaware City Refinery Outage

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

An outage early this morning at the Delaware City Refining Company that resulted in excess emissions of pollutants was resolved by midday when the refinery’s carbon monoxide boiler on the fluid coking unit was brought back online, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced this afternoon.




DNREC, Woodlawn Trustees Preserve Access to Popular Trail Along Brandywine Creek

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins the Woodlawn Trustees to announce their collaborative effort to preserve a parcel of land that provides entryway to a vital part of the northern Delaware trail system along the Brandywine Creek.




Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2022

With the start of early 2022/23 hunting seasons approaching, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967 that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware hunting license.