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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Mosquito Control Section’s spraying season begins with larviciding wooded wetlands

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016

DOVER – Weather-permitting, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section will begin its annual spring woodland-pool spraying campaign downstate Saturday, March 19 and upstate Tuesday, March 22, treating wooded wetlands near select populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. About 10,000 forested acres that produce large numbers of early season mosquitoes will be strategically sprayed, using larvicides […]




DNREC Secretary’s Order, following new FDA guidance, halts shellfish harvest in seasonal area on Rehoboth Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016

DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Secretary’s Order for closure of a conditionally-approved shellfish harvest area located in the northeastern corner of Rehoboth Bay, effective Monday, March 21.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 29 – March 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, March 11, 2016

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 886 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public between Feb. 29-March 6, including 21 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 29 – March 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, March 11, 2016

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 886 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public between Feb. 29-March 6, including 21 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.




Missing boy found safe at Eagles Nest Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, February 8, 2016

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers and the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit found and safely returned to his family mid-day Sunday a 13-year-old boy reported lost earlier that morning while looking for shed deer antlers on the Eagles Nest Wildlife Area.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Mosquito Control Section’s spraying season begins with larviciding wooded wetlands

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016

DOVER – Weather-permitting, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section will begin its annual spring woodland-pool spraying campaign downstate Saturday, March 19 and upstate Tuesday, March 22, treating wooded wetlands near select populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. About 10,000 forested acres that produce large numbers of early season mosquitoes will be strategically sprayed, using larvicides […]




DNREC Secretary’s Order, following new FDA guidance, halts shellfish harvest in seasonal area on Rehoboth Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016

DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Secretary’s Order for closure of a conditionally-approved shellfish harvest area located in the northeastern corner of Rehoboth Bay, effective Monday, March 21.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 29 – March 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, March 11, 2016

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 886 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public between Feb. 29-March 6, including 21 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 29 – March 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, March 11, 2016

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 886 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public between Feb. 29-March 6, including 21 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.




Missing boy found safe at Eagles Nest Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, February 8, 2016

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers and the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit found and safely returned to his family mid-day Sunday a 13-year-old boy reported lost earlier that morning while looking for shed deer antlers on the Eagles Nest Wildlife Area.