DNREC announces Fenton Barn in Brandywine Creek State Park to be demolished starting in April for safety concerns
GREENVILLE – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the Fenton Barn located within Brandywine Creek State Park will be demolished starting in mid-April, due to the threat of imminent collapse and subsequent risk to public and staff safety. A safety fence has been erected around the perimeter of the building.
DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation announces the dedication of a forest in each county into the Old Growth Forest Network
At an Arbor Day celebration today at the Tulip Tree Nature Preserve in Wilmington, DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and the Old Growth Forest Network announced that Delaware is the first state in the nation to be recognized for dedicating a mature forest in each of its counties into the nationally-recognized Old Growth Forest Network. Each of the forests to be recognized is also a state nature preserve.
DNREC’S Division of Parks & Recreation announces change in start date for Rockland entrance to Brandywine Creek State Park closure
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the closure of the Rockland entrance of Brandywine Creek State Park for stormwater culvert replacements has been postponed until the evening of March 18, rather than March 11, because of next week’s weather forecast.
DNREC’S Division of Parks & Recreation announces Rockland entrance to Brandywine Creek State Park will close beginning March 11 through April 9
The Rockland entrance of Brandywine Creek State Park will be closed from the evening of March 11 through April 9 for stormwater culvert replacements. The eastern section of the Brandywine Trail from the Rocky Run Bridge to the Rockland entrance will also be closed. During the closure, failed stormwater culverts on the Brandywine Trail extending to the Rocky Run Bridge will be replaced with larger units.