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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


Charter School of Wilmington wins 2018 Delaware Envirothon competition sponsored by DNREC

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018

GREENWOOD – Charter School of Wilmington Team A was named the champion of the 2018 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Swartzentruber Farm in Greenwood and sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Today’s win marks the school’s 19th win in the event’s 22-year history, including an unbroken winning streak since 2002. Charter School of Wilmington Teams’ B and C placed second and third, respectively, in this year’s Envirothon competition.




DNREC’s Conservation Programs Section to host rain barrel-building workshop April 14 in Blades as part of Reclaim Our River Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The DNREC Conservation Programs Section will host a rain barrel-building workshop in conjunction with the Reclaim Our River Program from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 14, at Hardin Hall, 20 West 4th Street, Blades.




DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, Reclaim Our River program partner on ‘Gardening for Clean Water and Butterflies’ presentation March 26 at Seaford Library

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Program, in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, will host a free presentation on “Gardening for Clean Water and Butterflies” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Seaford Library, 600 North Market Street Extended, Seaford, DE 19973.




DNREC, Public Health now accepting proposals for wastewater, surface water, and drinking water planning grants

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and Office of Environmental Finance, and the Delaware Division of Public Health are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts for matching grants for wastewater, surface water, and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018.




Volunteers needed to plant trees on March 17 and 18 at Blackbird State Forest, enhancing the Chesapeake Bay

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Forest Service | New Castle County | Date Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Volunteers of all ages are needed this month to help plant 8,800 hardwood seedlings along the Cypress Branch at Blackbird State Forest to enhance the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The planting will take place on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at Blackbird State Forest’s Naudain Tract, 2076 Harvey Straughn Road, Townsend, Delaware 19734.

The weekend tree planting is a “rain or shine” event. Equipment, including shovels, will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and wear boots or other work shoes. Snacks will be provided and commemorative T-shirts and patches will be given to both youth and adult volunteers on a first-come, first-served basis.

The project is a cooperative partnership between the Delaware Forest Service, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Watershed Stewardship, and the Girl Scouts of the USA.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


Charter School of Wilmington wins 2018 Delaware Envirothon competition sponsored by DNREC

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018

GREENWOOD – Charter School of Wilmington Team A was named the champion of the 2018 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Swartzentruber Farm in Greenwood and sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Today’s win marks the school’s 19th win in the event’s 22-year history, including an unbroken winning streak since 2002. Charter School of Wilmington Teams’ B and C placed second and third, respectively, in this year’s Envirothon competition.




DNREC’s Conservation Programs Section to host rain barrel-building workshop April 14 in Blades as part of Reclaim Our River Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The DNREC Conservation Programs Section will host a rain barrel-building workshop in conjunction with the Reclaim Our River Program from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 14, at Hardin Hall, 20 West 4th Street, Blades.




DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, Reclaim Our River program partner on ‘Gardening for Clean Water and Butterflies’ presentation March 26 at Seaford Library

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Program, in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, will host a free presentation on “Gardening for Clean Water and Butterflies” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Seaford Library, 600 North Market Street Extended, Seaford, DE 19973.




DNREC, Public Health now accepting proposals for wastewater, surface water, and drinking water planning grants

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and Office of Environmental Finance, and the Delaware Division of Public Health are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts for matching grants for wastewater, surface water, and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018.




Volunteers needed to plant trees on March 17 and 18 at Blackbird State Forest, enhancing the Chesapeake Bay

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Forest Service | New Castle County | Date Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Volunteers of all ages are needed this month to help plant 8,800 hardwood seedlings along the Cypress Branch at Blackbird State Forest to enhance the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The planting will take place on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at Blackbird State Forest’s Naudain Tract, 2076 Harvey Straughn Road, Townsend, Delaware 19734.

The weekend tree planting is a “rain or shine” event. Equipment, including shovels, will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and wear boots or other work shoes. Snacks will be provided and commemorative T-shirts and patches will be given to both youth and adult volunteers on a first-come, first-served basis.

The project is a cooperative partnership between the Delaware Forest Service, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Watershed Stewardship, and the Girl Scouts of the USA.