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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Print, online versions of newly updated 2016/2017 state wildlife area maps available

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

New state wildlife area maps with updated regulations and details for accessing the facilities at each area are now available for the 2016/2017 season.




Restoration underway along Delaware Bayshore to repair and enhance beaches, critical wetlands and natural defenses

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Kent County | Date Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016

Restoration work has begun at Mispillion Harbor Reserve and the Ted Harvey Conservation Area on two key DNREC projects that will repair and restore beaches, critical wetlands and other natural defenses. Both Division of Fish and Wildlife projects protect and restore wildlife habitat, improve coastal resiliency and preparedness to storms, and protect public safety and property by reducing flooding to communities, while enhancing ecotourism and recreational activities along the Delaware Bayshore.




Stretches of ocean beach reopened at Cape Henlopen State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2016

DNREC has reopened stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point, and beachfront along the oceanside of The Point on Cape Henlopen, following the end of a piping plover nesting season that produced 13 plover fledglings.




Delaware’s deer, dove, resident canada goose and teal seasons to open in September

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016

Delaware’s 2016/17 hunting seasons will start Thursday, Sept. 1 with the opening of the archery and crossbow deer season and the mourning dove and resident Canada goose seasons on private lands and state wildlife areas.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces 2016/17 Sunday deer hunting dates; now seeks public comment on state wildlife area Sunday deer hunting locations, times

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

With a recent change in Delaware law, deer hunting is allowed on five specified Sundays on private lands and on designated public lands beginning with the 2016/2017 hunting season, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Sunday deer hunting dates for the upcoming season will be Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and 20, Dec. 11 this year, and Jan. 15, 2017.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Print, online versions of newly updated 2016/2017 state wildlife area maps available

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

New state wildlife area maps with updated regulations and details for accessing the facilities at each area are now available for the 2016/2017 season.




Restoration underway along Delaware Bayshore to repair and enhance beaches, critical wetlands and natural defenses

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Kent County | Date Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016

Restoration work has begun at Mispillion Harbor Reserve and the Ted Harvey Conservation Area on two key DNREC projects that will repair and restore beaches, critical wetlands and other natural defenses. Both Division of Fish and Wildlife projects protect and restore wildlife habitat, improve coastal resiliency and preparedness to storms, and protect public safety and property by reducing flooding to communities, while enhancing ecotourism and recreational activities along the Delaware Bayshore.




Stretches of ocean beach reopened at Cape Henlopen State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2016

DNREC has reopened stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point, and beachfront along the oceanside of The Point on Cape Henlopen, following the end of a piping plover nesting season that produced 13 plover fledglings.




Delaware’s deer, dove, resident canada goose and teal seasons to open in September

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016

Delaware’s 2016/17 hunting seasons will start Thursday, Sept. 1 with the opening of the archery and crossbow deer season and the mourning dove and resident Canada goose seasons on private lands and state wildlife areas.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces 2016/17 Sunday deer hunting dates; now seeks public comment on state wildlife area Sunday deer hunting locations, times

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

With a recent change in Delaware law, deer hunting is allowed on five specified Sundays on private lands and on designated public lands beginning with the 2016/2017 hunting season, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Sunday deer hunting dates for the upcoming season will be Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and 20, Dec. 11 this year, and Jan. 15, 2017.