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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Announces Fees, Passes for Use of Deauville Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

DNREC’s proposed user fees for Deauville Beach have been approved by the Parks and Recreation Council and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. A daily entrance fee or a Deauville annual pass will be required for use of the beach from Memorial Day weekend though Nov. 30 in 2024. Deauville Beach annual passes will be available for sale starting Wednesday, May 15.




Delawareans Can Buy Discounted Compost Bins Online Through State-Initiated Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 6, 2024

Composting food scraps along with yard waste reduces waste going to Delaware’s landfills and produces organic material that can be used to enrich garden soil. DNREC is encouraging residents to try composting by promoting a community sale of compost bins online. Through strategic bulk purchasing, DNREC is able to offer compost bins, rain barrels and accessories at reduced prices, just in time for International Composting Awareness Week, May 6 to 12.




DNREC, City of Wilmington Unveil Revamped 7th Street Boating and Fishing Access Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 3, 2024

The 7th Street Boating and Fishing Area on the Christina River has officially reopened to Wilmington’s Eastside community, with DNREC, in partnership with the city, celebrating the $2.9 million project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in John Barbiarz Park, where the popular facility is located.




Nominate a Young Environmentalist for DNREC Awards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2024

DNREC is calling for nominations for its 2024 Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards. The awards program recognizes Delaware students who have shown a commitment to environmental advocacy and conservation efforts. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, June 28, 2024.




Delaware Expands Electric Vehicle Rebates to Include Used Models Starting May 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Starting May 1, Delaware will expand its Clean Transportation Incentive Program to include rebates for used plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

DNREC Announces Fees, Passes for Use of Deauville Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

DNREC’s proposed user fees for Deauville Beach have been approved by the Parks and Recreation Council and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. A daily entrance fee or a Deauville annual pass will be required for use of the beach from Memorial Day weekend though Nov. 30 in 2024. Deauville Beach annual passes will be available for sale starting Wednesday, May 15.




Delawareans Can Buy Discounted Compost Bins Online Through State-Initiated Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 6, 2024

Composting food scraps along with yard waste reduces waste going to Delaware’s landfills and produces organic material that can be used to enrich garden soil. DNREC is encouraging residents to try composting by promoting a community sale of compost bins online. Through strategic bulk purchasing, DNREC is able to offer compost bins, rain barrels and accessories at reduced prices, just in time for International Composting Awareness Week, May 6 to 12.




DNREC, City of Wilmington Unveil Revamped 7th Street Boating and Fishing Access Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 3, 2024

The 7th Street Boating and Fishing Area on the Christina River has officially reopened to Wilmington’s Eastside community, with DNREC, in partnership with the city, celebrating the $2.9 million project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in John Barbiarz Park, where the popular facility is located.




Nominate a Young Environmentalist for DNREC Awards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2024

DNREC is calling for nominations for its 2024 Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards. The awards program recognizes Delaware students who have shown a commitment to environmental advocacy and conservation efforts. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, June 28, 2024.




Delaware Expands Electric Vehicle Rebates to Include Used Models Starting May 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Starting May 1, Delaware will expand its Clean Transportation Incentive Program to include rebates for used plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles.