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West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for the presence of the mosquito-transmitted disease.




Delaware Coastal Cleanup Starts Today

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Delaware Coastal Cleanup campaign, launched today by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, encourages Delawareans and visitors to pick up trash in their neighborhoods and nearby parks, on beaches and along waterways to help Keep DE Litter Free.




DNREC to reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen Sept. 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020

LEWES, Del. – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Tuesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the […]




DNREC to Hold Virtual Public Workshop Sept. 9 to Discuss Delaware’s Plastic Bag Ban and Regulation Development

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 28, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual public workshop next month to discuss the State’s plastic bag ban and introduce draft At-Store Recycling Program Regulations.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Make Arrests in Stolen Vessel Incident

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested Matthew Tortu, 24, and Travis Gooding, 21, both of Coatsville, Pennsylvania on August 22.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for the presence of the mosquito-transmitted disease.




Delaware Coastal Cleanup Starts Today

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Delaware Coastal Cleanup campaign, launched today by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, encourages Delawareans and visitors to pick up trash in their neighborhoods and nearby parks, on beaches and along waterways to help Keep DE Litter Free.




DNREC to reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen Sept. 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020

LEWES, Del. – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Tuesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the […]




DNREC to Hold Virtual Public Workshop Sept. 9 to Discuss Delaware’s Plastic Bag Ban and Regulation Development

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 28, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual public workshop next month to discuss the State’s plastic bag ban and introduce draft At-Store Recycling Program Regulations.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Make Arrests in Stolen Vessel Incident

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested Matthew Tortu, 24, and Travis Gooding, 21, both of Coatsville, Pennsylvania on August 22.