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DNREC Highlights Boating Safety with New Life Rings at Woodland Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Underscoring the importance of safety for water enthusiasts in Delaware, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife and Smyrna’s Citizens’ Hose Company teamed up to highlight recently installed buoyant life rings at the Woodland Beach fishing pier and boat ramp.




Box Tree Moth Found at Private Residence in Kent County, Delaware

Department of Agriculture | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 15, 2024

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) has confirmed a find of box tree moth (BTM; Cydalima perspectalis) at a private residence in Kent County, Delaware. The box tree moth is a federally regulated pest that primarily feeds on boxwood species (Buxus spp.). If left unchecked, it causes significant damage and can potentially kill the plants. Boxwoods are a popular ornamental evergreen shrub common to many landscape environments in the United States.




DNREC Unveils Delaware’s First Publicly Available All-Terrain Wheelchair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control unveiled its new Action Trackchair an all-terrain wheelchair donated from the Ford Bronco Wild Fund June 12 at the Deerfield Clubhouse at White Clay Creek State Park. The event highlighted accessibility improvements statewide and featured the first publicly accessible all-terrain wheelchair available for public use in the state of Delaware. Delaware was the recipient of a nationally competitive grant for one of seven AXIS model Trackchairs provided through the Bronco Wild Fund Access Grants and the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD).




Delaware Students Excel at National STEM Conference

Department of Education | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2024

The Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) proudly announces the outstanding performance of its student leaders June 26-30, 2024 at the 2024 National TSA Conference held in Orlando. This year’s conference celebrated the continuous advancement and innovation of youth pursuing STEM careers. Delaware students showcased their skills and creativity, achieving seven notable Top 10 placements across various technical and professional competitive events.




Grants to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness

Department of Education | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2024

Fourteen districts or charter schools will benefit from McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Education for Homeless Children and Youth grants to facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of children and youth experiencing homelessness. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, adequate, and regular nighttime residence.







  Category: Featured Posts

DNREC Highlights Boating Safety with New Life Rings at Woodland Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Underscoring the importance of safety for water enthusiasts in Delaware, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife and Smyrna’s Citizens’ Hose Company teamed up to highlight recently installed buoyant life rings at the Woodland Beach fishing pier and boat ramp.




Box Tree Moth Found at Private Residence in Kent County, Delaware

Department of Agriculture | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 15, 2024

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) has confirmed a find of box tree moth (BTM; Cydalima perspectalis) at a private residence in Kent County, Delaware. The box tree moth is a federally regulated pest that primarily feeds on boxwood species (Buxus spp.). If left unchecked, it causes significant damage and can potentially kill the plants. Boxwoods are a popular ornamental evergreen shrub common to many landscape environments in the United States.




DNREC Unveils Delaware’s First Publicly Available All-Terrain Wheelchair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control unveiled its new Action Trackchair an all-terrain wheelchair donated from the Ford Bronco Wild Fund June 12 at the Deerfield Clubhouse at White Clay Creek State Park. The event highlighted accessibility improvements statewide and featured the first publicly accessible all-terrain wheelchair available for public use in the state of Delaware. Delaware was the recipient of a nationally competitive grant for one of seven AXIS model Trackchairs provided through the Bronco Wild Fund Access Grants and the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD).




Delaware Students Excel at National STEM Conference

Department of Education | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2024

The Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) proudly announces the outstanding performance of its student leaders June 26-30, 2024 at the 2024 National TSA Conference held in Orlando. This year’s conference celebrated the continuous advancement and innovation of youth pursuing STEM careers. Delaware students showcased their skills and creativity, achieving seven notable Top 10 placements across various technical and professional competitive events.




Grants to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness

Department of Education | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2024

Fourteen districts or charter schools will benefit from McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Education for Homeless Children and Youth grants to facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of children and youth experiencing homelessness. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, adequate, and regular nighttime residence.