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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


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.




Governor Markell honors DNREC’s Outstanding Volunteers

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012

At the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin honored some of DNREC’s outstanding volunteers.




Governor Markell Honors Winners of 27th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2012

The three top trophy winners in the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife’s 27th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament were honored today at the Delaware State Fair, where Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin presented them with their trophies.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


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.




Governor Markell honors DNREC’s Outstanding Volunteers

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012

At the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin honored some of DNREC’s outstanding volunteers.




Governor Markell Honors Winners of 27th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2012

The three top trophy winners in the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife’s 27th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament were honored today at the Delaware State Fair, where Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin presented them with their trophies.