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  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


Funding assistance available to beginning farmers for poultry mortality management from Kent Conservation District partnership with DNREC, Department of Agriculture

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Approximately $1 million in conservation funding assistance is now available to help beginning farmers in Kent County address poultry mortality management on their farming operation. The funding – for implementing water quality best management practices including composters and mortality freezers to address routine mortality – comes through a program led by the Kent Conservation District in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), the Department of Agriculture (DDA), and the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).




Photographers invited to enter DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s first Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites photographers to participate in the first Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest, which aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment while acting as a vivid reminder that everything that happens on land within the state’s watersheds also directly affects what’s happening in our waterways.




DNREC announces that federal flood insurance is now available in Kent County Town of Magnolia

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018

The Town of Magnolia has become the 50th Delaware community to participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship announced today – with flood insurance now available to all property owners in the town.




Governor’s 2018 Agricultural and Urban Conservation Award winners honored

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Governor Carney, with DNREC Secretary Garvin, Department of Agriculture Secretary Scuse, DACD President Edwin Alexander, and State Conservationist Kasey Taylor, presented the 2018 Governor’s Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards and signed a proclamation officially designating April 29-May 6 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Delaware




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.







  Category: Division of Watershed Stewardship


Funding assistance available to beginning farmers for poultry mortality management from Kent Conservation District partnership with DNREC, Department of Agriculture

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Approximately $1 million in conservation funding assistance is now available to help beginning farmers in Kent County address poultry mortality management on their farming operation. The funding – for implementing water quality best management practices including composters and mortality freezers to address routine mortality – comes through a program led by the Kent Conservation District in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), the Department of Agriculture (DDA), and the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).




Photographers invited to enter DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s first Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites photographers to participate in the first Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest, which aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment while acting as a vivid reminder that everything that happens on land within the state’s watersheds also directly affects what’s happening in our waterways.




DNREC announces that federal flood insurance is now available in Kent County Town of Magnolia

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018

The Town of Magnolia has become the 50th Delaware community to participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship announced today – with flood insurance now available to all property owners in the town.




Governor’s 2018 Agricultural and Urban Conservation Award winners honored

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Governor Carney, with DNREC Secretary Garvin, Department of Agriculture Secretary Scuse, DACD President Edwin Alexander, and State Conservationist Kasey Taylor, presented the 2018 Governor’s Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards and signed a proclamation officially designating April 29-May 6 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Delaware




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.