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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC to Host Public Information Session in Lewes June 5 for Proposed Offshore Wind Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Offshore wind developer US Wind, Inc. has submitted multiple permit applications to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for its wind energy project offshore of Maryland. To inform the public and engage Delawareans in the regulatory process, DNREC will host a public information session on Wednesday, June 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Beacon Middle School, 19483 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, Del.




DNREC, Center for Inland Bays to Partner on ‘Water Family Fest’ and Native Plant Sale Saturday, May 4

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2024

DNREC and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) are partnering again to host Water Family Fest and Native Plant Sale at James Farm Ecological Preserve from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 4. James Farm is located at 30048 Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, Del. Since 2019, Water Family Fest highlights the work done by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and CIB toward benefiting Delaware’s natural resources and environment – including managing and monitoring wetlands, improving water quality, and overseeing, protecting and enhancing recreational shorelines.




DNREC Launches Online Flood Planning Tool

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Climate, Coastal, and Energy and Division of Watershed Stewardship have launched I-ADAPT, the Individual Adaptation Decision And Planning Tool, to help Delawareans become more resilient to climate hazards, particularly flooding.




DNREC, Kent Conservation District Offer Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grant Funding for Septic Tank Pump-outs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2024

DNREC and the Kent Conservation District announced today that grant funding is still available for Kent homeowners in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Kent County who wish to have their residential septic tanks pumped out for routine maintenance.




DNREC to Seek Community Water Project Proposals

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowners’ associations to submit project proposals to be considered for matching grant funds from DNREC’s Community Water Quality Improvement Grants program.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship

DNREC to Host Public Information Session in Lewes June 5 for Proposed Offshore Wind Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Offshore wind developer US Wind, Inc. has submitted multiple permit applications to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for its wind energy project offshore of Maryland. To inform the public and engage Delawareans in the regulatory process, DNREC will host a public information session on Wednesday, June 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Beacon Middle School, 19483 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, Del.




DNREC, Center for Inland Bays to Partner on ‘Water Family Fest’ and Native Plant Sale Saturday, May 4

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2024

DNREC and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) are partnering again to host Water Family Fest and Native Plant Sale at James Farm Ecological Preserve from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 4. James Farm is located at 30048 Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, Del. Since 2019, Water Family Fest highlights the work done by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and CIB toward benefiting Delaware’s natural resources and environment – including managing and monitoring wetlands, improving water quality, and overseeing, protecting and enhancing recreational shorelines.




DNREC Launches Online Flood Planning Tool

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Climate, Coastal, and Energy and Division of Watershed Stewardship have launched I-ADAPT, the Individual Adaptation Decision And Planning Tool, to help Delawareans become more resilient to climate hazards, particularly flooding.




DNREC, Kent Conservation District Offer Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grant Funding for Septic Tank Pump-outs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2024

DNREC and the Kent Conservation District announced today that grant funding is still available for Kent homeowners in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Kent County who wish to have their residential septic tanks pumped out for routine maintenance.




DNREC to Seek Community Water Project Proposals

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowners’ associations to submit project proposals to be considered for matching grant funds from DNREC’s Community Water Quality Improvement Grants program.