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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Scientists Investigate Mysterious Songbird Deaths in Delaware, Several Other States and D.C. Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

State and federal wildlife experts and wildlife rehabilitators are investigating reports in at least six mid-Atlantic and central states, including Delaware, of sick and dying songbirds stricken by an unknown disorder characterized by swollen eyes with crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs such as erratic flight and stumbling.




Youth Fishing Tournament Results Announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Young anglers statewide submitted their biggest catches for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s 35th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held June 5 at more than 30 public freshwater fishing ponds as a fish-on-your-own, semi-virtual event for children ages four through 15.




Downstate Public Ponds to Be Treated for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

With inland water temperatures rising and aquatic plants emerging, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will be treating certain downstate public ponds for the nuisance aquatic weed hydrilla, starting the week of May 24, 2021.




Public Encouraged to Avoid ‘Rescuing’ Young Wildlife

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds well-meaning residents that usually the best thing you can do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone.




DuPont Nature Center to Reopen May 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Visitors will be welcomed at the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve when it reopens for the season Saturday, May 1. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and is closed Mondays.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Scientists Investigate Mysterious Songbird Deaths in Delaware, Several Other States and D.C. Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

State and federal wildlife experts and wildlife rehabilitators are investigating reports in at least six mid-Atlantic and central states, including Delaware, of sick and dying songbirds stricken by an unknown disorder characterized by swollen eyes with crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs such as erratic flight and stumbling.




Youth Fishing Tournament Results Announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Young anglers statewide submitted their biggest catches for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s 35th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held June 5 at more than 30 public freshwater fishing ponds as a fish-on-your-own, semi-virtual event for children ages four through 15.




Downstate Public Ponds to Be Treated for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

With inland water temperatures rising and aquatic plants emerging, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will be treating certain downstate public ponds for the nuisance aquatic weed hydrilla, starting the week of May 24, 2021.




Public Encouraged to Avoid ‘Rescuing’ Young Wildlife

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 17, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds well-meaning residents that usually the best thing you can do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone.




DuPont Nature Center to Reopen May 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Visitors will be welcomed at the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve when it reopens for the season Saturday, May 1. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and is closed Mondays.