The data is in, and DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is reporting another successful nesting season for piping plovers in Delaware. For the second year in a row, Delaware established its all-time high number of recorded nesting piping plover pairs, with 19 pairs producing 52 fledglings.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife schedules training in Lewes for volunteer beachnesting bird monitors
Volunteers wanting to help protect Delaware’s beachnesting birds are invited to a training session with DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife monitoring team.
DNREC’S Division of Parks & Recreation and the American Birding Association partner again to offer birding cruises
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and the American Birding Association (ABA) are partnering again this year to bring back Sunset River Cruises, offering an enjoyable and educational experience on the Delaware River.
This year’s Hawk Watches – sponsored by the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife, in partnership with the Delmarva Ornithological Society, Delaware Nature Society and Delaware Division of Parks & Recreation – have begun at Delaware Nature Society’s Ashland Nature Center near Hockessin and at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes.
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.