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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Feb. 6 designated waterfowl hunting day for youth hunters

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Feb. 6 as the second of two special youth waterfowl hunting days for ages 10 to 15 to be held on both public and private lands.




Wildlife advisory council to consider possible fee increases and related wildlife program services at Jan. 26 meeting in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will consider possible hunting and trapping fee increases presented by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife at its 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Jan. 26 at DNREC’s Richardson & Robbins Building Auditorium, in Dover.




2016/17 Delaware Waterfowl, 2016 Trout Stamp art contest winners are announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Two artists have won top honors in the state’s sporting stamp art contests. A painting of green-winged teal with a yellow Labrador retriever by Deanne “Dee Dee” Murry of Centralia, Wash., will grace the 2016/17 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and a painting of a brown trout by Nicholas Markell of Hugo, Minn., will become the face of the 2016 Delaware Trout Stamp.




Governor Markell Signs Wildlife Protection Bill

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013

A law signed by Governor Jack Markell strengthens protections for Delaware’s natural resources by helping the state identify and appropriately punish those who commit egregious crimes against wildlife.




Baby wild animals in your yard? DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recommends “If you care, leave them there”

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

With spring mowing season underway and having fielded recent calls from people who have found what they believe are “abandoned” baby rabbits, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife would like to remind well-meaning wildlife watchers not to “rescue” young wild animals. Young Eastern cottontail rabbits, in particular, may appear to be alone, since their mothers often temporarily leave their ground nests to avoid attracting predators, returning only to feed their young.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Feb. 6 designated waterfowl hunting day for youth hunters

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Feb. 6 as the second of two special youth waterfowl hunting days for ages 10 to 15 to be held on both public and private lands.




Wildlife advisory council to consider possible fee increases and related wildlife program services at Jan. 26 meeting in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will consider possible hunting and trapping fee increases presented by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife at its 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Jan. 26 at DNREC’s Richardson & Robbins Building Auditorium, in Dover.




2016/17 Delaware Waterfowl, 2016 Trout Stamp art contest winners are announced

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Two artists have won top honors in the state’s sporting stamp art contests. A painting of green-winged teal with a yellow Labrador retriever by Deanne “Dee Dee” Murry of Centralia, Wash., will grace the 2016/17 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and a painting of a brown trout by Nicholas Markell of Hugo, Minn., will become the face of the 2016 Delaware Trout Stamp.




Governor Markell Signs Wildlife Protection Bill

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013

A law signed by Governor Jack Markell strengthens protections for Delaware’s natural resources by helping the state identify and appropriately punish those who commit egregious crimes against wildlife.




Baby wild animals in your yard? DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recommends “If you care, leave them there”

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

With spring mowing season underway and having fielded recent calls from people who have found what they believe are “abandoned” baby rabbits, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife would like to remind well-meaning wildlife watchers not to “rescue” young wild animals. Young Eastern cottontail rabbits, in particular, may appear to be alone, since their mothers often temporarily leave their ground nests to avoid attracting predators, returning only to feed their young.