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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC, Chesapeake Conservancy, U.S. Navy partner to acquire property for Sussex County’s Nanticoke Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The state has addedd 48 acres of pristine woodlands along a tributary of the Nanticoke River in Sussex County to the Nanticoke Wildlife Area. The property features increasingly rare stands of Atlantic white cedar trees and an abundance of native wildlife, including some species of conservation concern.




Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold public hearing July 6 on interstate fishery management plan for Atlantic menhaden

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing on a draft addendum to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, in the DNREC Auditorium, in Dover.




New Delaware record 20.5-pound false albacore taken in Masseys Canyon by Pennsylvania angler

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament – a false albacore caught June 29 by a Pennsylvania angler from the fishing boat Get Bent in Masseys Canyon, about 35 miles offshore from Indian River Inlet in the Atlantic Ocean.




DNREC seeks volunteers to report Delaware sightings of wild turkeys for 2016 survey

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is looking for wildlife watchers and outdoor enthusiasts to assist with its 7th annual wild turkey reproduction survey, helping to identify locations where Delaware’s top game bird is successfully reproducing in the state.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces arrival of 2016/17 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hunters, trappers reminded to buy 2016/17 licenses available July 1 DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce publication and widespread availability of the 2016-2017 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide. This year’s cover features the winning photograph in the 2015/16 Hunting Photography Contest, “A Day to Remember,” by Lance Barrowcliff of […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC, Chesapeake Conservancy, U.S. Navy partner to acquire property for Sussex County’s Nanticoke Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The state has addedd 48 acres of pristine woodlands along a tributary of the Nanticoke River in Sussex County to the Nanticoke Wildlife Area. The property features increasingly rare stands of Atlantic white cedar trees and an abundance of native wildlife, including some species of conservation concern.




Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold public hearing July 6 on interstate fishery management plan for Atlantic menhaden

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing on a draft addendum to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, in the DNREC Auditorium, in Dover.




New Delaware record 20.5-pound false albacore taken in Masseys Canyon by Pennsylvania angler

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament – a false albacore caught June 29 by a Pennsylvania angler from the fishing boat Get Bent in Masseys Canyon, about 35 miles offshore from Indian River Inlet in the Atlantic Ocean.




DNREC seeks volunteers to report Delaware sightings of wild turkeys for 2016 survey

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is looking for wildlife watchers and outdoor enthusiasts to assist with its 7th annual wild turkey reproduction survey, helping to identify locations where Delaware’s top game bird is successfully reproducing in the state.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces arrival of 2016/17 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hunters, trappers reminded to buy 2016/17 licenses available July 1 DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce publication and widespread availability of the 2016-2017 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide. This year’s cover features the winning photograph in the 2015/16 Hunting Photography Contest, “A Day to Remember,” by Lance Barrowcliff of […]