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River otters fishing for names at Brandywine Zoo; contest to reveal best fit for zoo’s newest animals

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013

Two male North American River Otters have taken up residence at the Brandywine Zoo and visitors can not only meet them starting Saturday, April 20, but zoo-goers also have an opportunity to help choose names for the otters by voting at the zoo throughout the spring.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Investing in Early Childhood Education

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013

The most important investments that we make as a society are those in helping our children get off to a strong start in life. We’ve stepped up our focus in this area, leveraging state and federal investments here in Delaware over the past several years.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Investing in Early Childhood Education

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013

In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights collaborative efforts underway in early childhood education by elected officials, business leaders and community partners to ensure our children begin on the right path for learning and life.




Delaware Senate Passes Gun Background Check Bill

Department of Justice | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Following the passage of House Bill 35 by the Delaware Senate by a 13-8 margin, Governor Jack Markell thanked members of the General Assembly for their leadership in passing the most significant piece of gun safety legislation in Delaware in decades.




Collaborative coastal grass-planting effort to help Indian River Inlet dune in future storms

Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013

A coastal grass planting effort capitalizing on Department of Correction’s VOP (violation of probation) laborers and privately-donated resources will help DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship bolster the north side of the Indian River Inlet against lost or displaced sand from future weather events.







  Category: News


River otters fishing for names at Brandywine Zoo; contest to reveal best fit for zoo’s newest animals

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013

Two male North American River Otters have taken up residence at the Brandywine Zoo and visitors can not only meet them starting Saturday, April 20, but zoo-goers also have an opportunity to help choose names for the otters by voting at the zoo throughout the spring.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Investing in Early Childhood Education

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013

The most important investments that we make as a society are those in helping our children get off to a strong start in life. We’ve stepped up our focus in this area, leveraging state and federal investments here in Delaware over the past several years.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Investing in Early Childhood Education

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013

In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights collaborative efforts underway in early childhood education by elected officials, business leaders and community partners to ensure our children begin on the right path for learning and life.




Delaware Senate Passes Gun Background Check Bill

Department of Justice | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Following the passage of House Bill 35 by the Delaware Senate by a 13-8 margin, Governor Jack Markell thanked members of the General Assembly for their leadership in passing the most significant piece of gun safety legislation in Delaware in decades.




Collaborative coastal grass-planting effort to help Indian River Inlet dune in future storms

Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013

A coastal grass planting effort capitalizing on Department of Correction’s VOP (violation of probation) laborers and privately-donated resources will help DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship bolster the north side of the Indian River Inlet against lost or displaced sand from future weather events.