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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware surf-fishing permits are sold out after reaching annual cap

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

DNREC announced today it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits issued for the calendar year.




Herring Point, beaches at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to surfing, swimming due to possible shark bite

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2020

DNREC officials have closed Herring Point to surfing and swimming Thursday afternoon until further notice following a biting incident.




DNREC announces 15,500 surf-fishing permits issued this year, restricts sales locations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control announces it has issued 15,500 of this year’s 17,000 available surf-fishing permits. In 2019, the Delaware’s Parks & Recreation Advisory Council established a 17,000 cap on annual surf-fishing permit sales as the most equitable way to serve all beach users, manage a limited resource and protect against […]




DNREC to resume state park campground rentals June 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its campgrounds in Delaware State Parks Monday in response to Governor John Carney’s removal of the emergency ban on short-term rental units starting June 1. The mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers will also be lifted Monday. Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the […]




DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers arrest Rehoboth Beach man on multiple drug charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

K-9 Vos has first drug alert while on patrol DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers arrested a Rehoboth Beach man on multiple drug and other charges Memorial Day at Cape Henlopen State Park after park rangers found two subjects in a closed primitive camping area. At around 4 p.m. May 25, Rangers approached and questioned […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware surf-fishing permits are sold out after reaching annual cap

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

DNREC announced today it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits issued for the calendar year.




Herring Point, beaches at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to surfing, swimming due to possible shark bite

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2020

DNREC officials have closed Herring Point to surfing and swimming Thursday afternoon until further notice following a biting incident.




DNREC announces 15,500 surf-fishing permits issued this year, restricts sales locations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control announces it has issued 15,500 of this year’s 17,000 available surf-fishing permits. In 2019, the Delaware’s Parks & Recreation Advisory Council established a 17,000 cap on annual surf-fishing permit sales as the most equitable way to serve all beach users, manage a limited resource and protect against […]




DNREC to resume state park campground rentals June 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its campgrounds in Delaware State Parks Monday in response to Governor John Carney’s removal of the emergency ban on short-term rental units starting June 1. The mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers will also be lifted Monday. Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the […]




DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers arrest Rehoboth Beach man on multiple drug charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

K-9 Vos has first drug alert while on patrol DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers arrested a Rehoboth Beach man on multiple drug and other charges Memorial Day at Cape Henlopen State Park after park rangers found two subjects in a closed primitive camping area. At around 4 p.m. May 25, Rangers approached and questioned […]