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DNREC’s first beneficial-reuse marsh restoration project succeeds with thin-layer spray application

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Delaware’s first foray into beneficial-reuse marsh restoration recently twinned maintenance dredging and “thin-layer” spray application of dredge spoil material as a one-two punch for reinvigorating a faltering marsh on Pepper Creek in Dagsboro. The project – a collaborative effort with the Center for Inland Bays, spearheaded by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and entailing many other department programs – involved extensive planning, environmental permitting and the customizing of equipment for the innovative dredging and thin-layer application.




Delaware boaters asked to help map recreational boating activity in Mid-Atlantic Ocean via survey

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

Delaware recreational boaters have been asked to play a prominent role in helping to map future recreational Atlantic Ocean use by participating in the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Boater Survey. The survey is being conducted via the mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) to gain valuable and viable information about recreational boating activities throughout the region.




Delaware students compete in 2013 Junior Solar Sprint; Students designed, built and raced model cars powered by solar energy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

With the roar of full-sized NASCAR racers in the background, more than 80 middle and junior high school students from 10 schools participated in Delaware’s 19th Annual Junior Solar Sprint Competition on Wednesday, May 15 near the Monster Monument at Dover International Speedway in Dover. DNREC’s Division of Energy and Climate organized the event to educate students about renewable energy and the environment through a creative and exciting competition.




Capitol Police Recognizes Officers for Outstanding Achievements

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

Delaware Capitol Police were recognized for their quick thinking and acts of bravery during the New Castle County Courthouse shooting incident.




All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting Scheduled

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2012, to present updates to the State All-Hazard Mitigation Plan.







  Category: News


DNREC’s first beneficial-reuse marsh restoration project succeeds with thin-layer spray application

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Delaware’s first foray into beneficial-reuse marsh restoration recently twinned maintenance dredging and “thin-layer” spray application of dredge spoil material as a one-two punch for reinvigorating a faltering marsh on Pepper Creek in Dagsboro. The project – a collaborative effort with the Center for Inland Bays, spearheaded by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and entailing many other department programs – involved extensive planning, environmental permitting and the customizing of equipment for the innovative dredging and thin-layer application.




Delaware boaters asked to help map recreational boating activity in Mid-Atlantic Ocean via survey

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

Delaware recreational boaters have been asked to play a prominent role in helping to map future recreational Atlantic Ocean use by participating in the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Boater Survey. The survey is being conducted via the mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) to gain valuable and viable information about recreational boating activities throughout the region.




Delaware students compete in 2013 Junior Solar Sprint; Students designed, built and raced model cars powered by solar energy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

With the roar of full-sized NASCAR racers in the background, more than 80 middle and junior high school students from 10 schools participated in Delaware’s 19th Annual Junior Solar Sprint Competition on Wednesday, May 15 near the Monster Monument at Dover International Speedway in Dover. DNREC’s Division of Energy and Climate organized the event to educate students about renewable energy and the environment through a creative and exciting competition.




Capitol Police Recognizes Officers for Outstanding Achievements

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

Delaware Capitol Police were recognized for their quick thinking and acts of bravery during the New Castle County Courthouse shooting incident.




All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting Scheduled

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2012, to present updates to the State All-Hazard Mitigation Plan.