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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Move to Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Delmarva fox squirrel, a rare species in Delaware that has recovered in much of its regional range, received another population boost in Delaware with the recent translocation of four squirrels from Maryland as part of continued efforts by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, state and federal partners.




Piping Plovers Experience Poor Nest Productivity Year in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Beach-nesting piping plovers experienced poor nest productivity on their breeding grounds in Delaware during 2021, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today in summarizing the rare shorebird species’ nesting success within the state.




DNREC Announces Photo Contest Winners

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 3, 2021

From May through mid-August, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invited photographers and nature lovers to submit their best photographs taken on the Tony Florio Woodland Beach Wildlife Area and the adjoining Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC) near Smyrna.




Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2021

Hunters in Delaware can start their 2021/2022 hunting season Wednesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer, and resident Canada goose hunting seasons, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC to Lift Advisory on Use of Bird Feeders and Baths as Songbird Mortality Decreases

Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Occurrences of a mysterious songbird illness and mortality event have decreased in the state to the extent that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has lifted an advisory issued in June asking that the public temporarily discontinue use of bird feeders and baths.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Move to Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Delmarva fox squirrel, a rare species in Delaware that has recovered in much of its regional range, received another population boost in Delaware with the recent translocation of four squirrels from Maryland as part of continued efforts by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, state and federal partners.




Piping Plovers Experience Poor Nest Productivity Year in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Beach-nesting piping plovers experienced poor nest productivity on their breeding grounds in Delaware during 2021, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today in summarizing the rare shorebird species’ nesting success within the state.




DNREC Announces Photo Contest Winners

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, September 3, 2021

From May through mid-August, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invited photographers and nature lovers to submit their best photographs taken on the Tony Florio Woodland Beach Wildlife Area and the adjoining Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC) near Smyrna.




Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2021

Hunters in Delaware can start their 2021/2022 hunting season Wednesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer, and resident Canada goose hunting seasons, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC to Lift Advisory on Use of Bird Feeders and Baths as Songbird Mortality Decreases

Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Occurrences of a mysterious songbird illness and mortality event have decreased in the state to the extent that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has lifted an advisory issued in June asking that the public temporarily discontinue use of bird feeders and baths.