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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC invites public to vote online by June 24 for finalists in annual ‘Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest’

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites the public to vote on the finalists in this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest.




DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship to co-host EcoPaddle Saturday, June 22 in Laurel

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, in conjunction with the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Nanticoke team, invites the public to participate in the EcoPaddle on Broad Creek, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 22, at Roger C. Fisher Park, in Laurel.




DNREC to conduct water-quality dye test in Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate bay oyster beds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware Shellfish Program and Kent County Levy Court will conduct a week-long water quality study starting June 10 in the Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate the bay’s oyster beds. The study calls for applications of the red dye Rhodamine WT, which is commonly used in water quality and dispersion tests, and is not considered harmful to the public or the environment.




DNREC and Center for the Inland Bays to host Water Family Fest on June 8

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays will host their first annual Water Family Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at the James Farm Ecological Preserve, on Cedar Neck Road, in Ocean View. Admission is free.




DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management Section urges boater alertness for navigating Baker’s Channel this summer

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

DNREC advises boaters traveling in the Inland Bays to be alert when navigating in Baker’s Channel, which is very shallow at low tide.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


DNREC invites public to vote online by June 24 for finalists in annual ‘Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest’

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites the public to vote on the finalists in this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest.




DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship to co-host EcoPaddle Saturday, June 22 in Laurel

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, in conjunction with the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Nanticoke team, invites the public to participate in the EcoPaddle on Broad Creek, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 22, at Roger C. Fisher Park, in Laurel.




DNREC to conduct water-quality dye test in Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate bay oyster beds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware Shellfish Program and Kent County Levy Court will conduct a week-long water quality study starting June 10 in the Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate the bay’s oyster beds. The study calls for applications of the red dye Rhodamine WT, which is commonly used in water quality and dispersion tests, and is not considered harmful to the public or the environment.




DNREC and Center for the Inland Bays to host Water Family Fest on June 8

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays will host their first annual Water Family Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at the James Farm Ecological Preserve, on Cedar Neck Road, in Ocean View. Admission is free.




DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management Section urges boater alertness for navigating Baker’s Channel this summer

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

DNREC advises boaters traveling in the Inland Bays to be alert when navigating in Baker’s Channel, which is very shallow at low tide.