DNREC invites public to Brandywine Creek State Park Trail Plan open house on July 23

WILMINGTON – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host a public open house from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, to review the Brandywine Creek Trail Plan, at the Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center, 41 Adams Dam Road, Wilmington, DE 19807.

A series of maps will be on display, showing existing and planned trail alignments covering a range of environmental aspects related to existing trails as well as the planned trail system. Also on display will be information related to the Creek Road maintenance concerns. The public is invited to attend to share their thoughts and comments, and ask questions.

For more information on the Brandywine Creek State Park Trail Plan, contact David Bartoo, Division of Parks & Recreation, at 302-739-9235. The trail plan, maps and an online comment form are located at Brandywine Creek Trail Plan. The deadline to submit comments is Saturday, Aug. 31.

Media Contact: Jayme Gravell, Community Relations Coordinator, Delaware State Parks, 302-739-9112

DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation announces Brandywine Zoo closure on April 16 – 17

DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the Brandywine Zoo will be closed Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17, for routine tree removal.

It was determined that four trees need to be taken down and away from the zoo over the two days. The zoo is being closed as a precaution, to ensure the safety of animals and visitors.

Media Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902