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DNREC’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program distributes nearly 19,000 pounds of venison to Delawareans in need

Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

During the 2012-2013 deer season, hunters donated 18,761 pounds of venison from 708 deer to the Delaware Sportsmen Against Hunger Program. DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife staff is working to distribute the frozen ground venison to more than 30 charitable organizations and food pantries throughout the state to provide meals for needy Delawareans.




Anglers reminded that harvesting river herring is prohibited

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds recreational anglers and commercial watermen that harvest or possession of river herring, a popular baitfish, is illegal in Delaware. Anglers must have a valid receipt from a state or jurisdiction where harvest is still permitted to possess river herring.




Governor Will Honor Delaware’s Outstanding Youth Volunteers at April 25 Ceremony in Dover

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

19 individuals and groups will be honored by Governor Jack Markell at the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards on April 25 at Dover Downs Hotel.




U.S. racing officials to hold conference at Delaware Park

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

Horse racing industry officials from around the country will visit Delaware next week for an educational conference hosted by the Delaware Thoroughbred and Harness Racing Commissions.




Scouts to plant 4,000 trees at Blackbird State Forest on April 6 & 7

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Contact Information: Michael A. Valenti, Delaware State Forestry Administrator Phone: 302-698-4550 (work) 302-233-1996 (cell)  Email: michael.valenti@delaware.gov MEDIA ADVISORY: Boy and Girl Scouts from the Delmarva Peninsula will join adult volunteers to plant 4,000 seedlings on a 10-acre tract of Blackbird State Forest on April 6 and 7, 2013 from 10 am to 4 pm each […]







  Category: News


DNREC’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program distributes nearly 19,000 pounds of venison to Delawareans in need

Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

During the 2012-2013 deer season, hunters donated 18,761 pounds of venison from 708 deer to the Delaware Sportsmen Against Hunger Program. DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife staff is working to distribute the frozen ground venison to more than 30 charitable organizations and food pantries throughout the state to provide meals for needy Delawareans.




Anglers reminded that harvesting river herring is prohibited

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds recreational anglers and commercial watermen that harvest or possession of river herring, a popular baitfish, is illegal in Delaware. Anglers must have a valid receipt from a state or jurisdiction where harvest is still permitted to possess river herring.




Governor Will Honor Delaware’s Outstanding Youth Volunteers at April 25 Ceremony in Dover

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

19 individuals and groups will be honored by Governor Jack Markell at the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards on April 25 at Dover Downs Hotel.




U.S. racing officials to hold conference at Delaware Park

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

Horse racing industry officials from around the country will visit Delaware next week for an educational conference hosted by the Delaware Thoroughbred and Harness Racing Commissions.




Scouts to plant 4,000 trees at Blackbird State Forest on April 6 & 7

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Contact Information: Michael A. Valenti, Delaware State Forestry Administrator Phone: 302-698-4550 (work) 302-233-1996 (cell)  Email: michael.valenti@delaware.gov MEDIA ADVISORY: Boy and Girl Scouts from the Delmarva Peninsula will join adult volunteers to plant 4,000 seedlings on a 10-acre tract of Blackbird State Forest on April 6 and 7, 2013 from 10 am to 4 pm each […]