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Charter School of Wilmington Team “A” Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.




TrashStoppers: see DNREC’s anti-dumping program candidly on-camera in new video

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

DNREC’s TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines. Now, in a new DNREC video, the TrashStoppers program itself goes before the camera for an inside look at how this nationally-recognized program operates to thwart illegal dumping and do away with roadside dump sites in the state.




Delaware Forest Service announces Arbor Day School Poster Contest winners

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Delaware Forest Service has announced that Stephen Venable of Milford’s Honor Academy is the statewide winner of its annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest, which featured the theme “Trees are terrific – in all shapes and sizes!” This year, approximately 3,600 students participated in the competition.




Delaware Safety and Homeland Security Utilizes Technology Solution to Enhance School Security Planning Statewide

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Governor Markell and Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Secretary Lewis D. Schiliro marked the next step in the statewide school safety planning process that will involve the development of a web-based portal to serve as a repository for all Delaware public school safety plans.




DNREC now accepting grant proposals for wastewater and surface water project planning

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Watershed Stewardship are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. May 30, 2013.







  Category: News


Charter School of Wilmington Team “A” Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.




TrashStoppers: see DNREC’s anti-dumping program candidly on-camera in new video

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

DNREC’s TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines. Now, in a new DNREC video, the TrashStoppers program itself goes before the camera for an inside look at how this nationally-recognized program operates to thwart illegal dumping and do away with roadside dump sites in the state.




Delaware Forest Service announces Arbor Day School Poster Contest winners

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Delaware Forest Service has announced that Stephen Venable of Milford’s Honor Academy is the statewide winner of its annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest, which featured the theme “Trees are terrific – in all shapes and sizes!” This year, approximately 3,600 students participated in the competition.




Delaware Safety and Homeland Security Utilizes Technology Solution to Enhance School Security Planning Statewide

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Governor Markell and Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Secretary Lewis D. Schiliro marked the next step in the statewide school safety planning process that will involve the development of a web-based portal to serve as a repository for all Delaware public school safety plans.




DNREC now accepting grant proposals for wastewater and surface water project planning

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Watershed Stewardship are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. May 30, 2013.