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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Stretch of beach at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park will close starting Monday, June 13 to safeguard first nest of piping plovers found there this season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016

A half-mile stretch of beach between the Observation Towers and the Herring Point dune crossover will be closed to the public beginning Monday, June 13, to protect the first piping plover nest of the season at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Gordons Pond.




Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Delaware’s 2016 wild turkey season produced new state record harvest of 706 birds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which ended May 7, yielded 706 birds – a new state record, surpassing the previous record of 687 in 2014.




First four piping plover chicks of the season spotted on the Point at Cape Henlopen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The first piping plover nest of the season has hatched a full clutch of four chicks on the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park.




‘Abandoned’ fawns: What you should know – and what you should not do if you ‘find’ them

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Fawning season for white-tailed deer has begun in Delaware, with most fawns born during the last week of May through the first week of June.




First piping plover hatches anticipated next week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Four pairs of piping plovers are incubating nests on the Point in Cape Henlopen State Park, with the first hatches anticipated as soon as next week.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Stretch of beach at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park will close starting Monday, June 13 to safeguard first nest of piping plovers found there this season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016

A half-mile stretch of beach between the Observation Towers and the Herring Point dune crossover will be closed to the public beginning Monday, June 13, to protect the first piping plover nest of the season at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Gordons Pond.




Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Delaware’s 2016 wild turkey season produced new state record harvest of 706 birds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which ended May 7, yielded 706 birds – a new state record, surpassing the previous record of 687 in 2014.




First four piping plover chicks of the season spotted on the Point at Cape Henlopen

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The first piping plover nest of the season has hatched a full clutch of four chicks on the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park.




‘Abandoned’ fawns: What you should know – and what you should not do if you ‘find’ them

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Fawning season for white-tailed deer has begun in Delaware, with most fawns born during the last week of May through the first week of June.




First piping plover hatches anticipated next week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Four pairs of piping plovers are incubating nests on the Point in Cape Henlopen State Park, with the first hatches anticipated as soon as next week.