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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Coastal Cleanup Encourages Residents and Visitors to Clean Up Trash Close to Home

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

This year, the 33rd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will transition from a one-day, in-person event to a month-long campaign to keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash, DNREC announced today.




DNREC’s Basic Hunter Education Course Only Available Online and at No Cost

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, August 3, 2020

Basic Hunter Education Course Field Day Participation (Photo: DNREC)   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the classroom portion of the Basic Hunter Education Course will only be available online and at no cost to participants. After completing the online course, participants will attend a free, in-person field day for an abbreviated two hours where COVID-19 safety […]




DNREC Lifts Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 31, 2020

DNREC lifted the recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue late Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level. The advisory had been issued Thursday based on results from Wednesday’s regularly scheduled sampling by DNREC’s Recreational Water Program. Ocean beach swimming advisories based on […]




DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Announced at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Today at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, a group of dedicated Delaware students were honored for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources as Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced this year’s recipients of the DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Awards.




DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Coastal Cleanup Encourages Residents and Visitors to Clean Up Trash Close to Home

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

This year, the 33rd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will transition from a one-day, in-person event to a month-long campaign to keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash, DNREC announced today.




DNREC’s Basic Hunter Education Course Only Available Online and at No Cost

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, August 3, 2020

Basic Hunter Education Course Field Day Participation (Photo: DNREC)   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the classroom portion of the Basic Hunter Education Course will only be available online and at no cost to participants. After completing the online course, participants will attend a free, in-person field day for an abbreviated two hours where COVID-19 safety […]




DNREC Lifts Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 31, 2020

DNREC lifted the recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue late Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level. The advisory had been issued Thursday based on results from Wednesday’s regularly scheduled sampling by DNREC’s Recreational Water Program. Ocean beach swimming advisories based on […]




DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Announced at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Today at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, a group of dedicated Delaware students were honored for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources as Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced this year’s recipients of the DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Awards.




DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.