DNREC Secretary Garvin joins legislators, Fort Miles Historical Association, at ribbon-cutting celebration
DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin was joined by legislators, the Fort Miles Historical Association, and other supporters today at a ribbon-cutting celebrating numerous improvements at Fort Miles. The Fort Miles Museum and Historical Area has expanded with a new parking lot and paved road, enabling visitors to access the area more easily.
DNREC’s Natural Resource Police Park Rangers conduct surf-fishing enforcement operation at two coastal state parks
FENWICK ISLAND – On Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Natural Resource Police Rangers conducted a targeted enforcement operation for compliance with Delaware’s surf fishing regulations at surf fishing beaches and surf crossings at Fenwick Island and Cape Henlopen State Parks. The operation was in response to complaints of surf-fishers failing to abide by regulations, particularly the “actively engaged” rule for fishing from the beach.
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation to close part of Cape Henlopen State Park for a managed deer hunt on Jan. 24
DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that a section of Cape Henlopen State Park will be closed to accommodate a managed deer hunt taking place Thursday, Jan. 24. The park’s main entrance will be closed for the DNREC-managed hunt, meaning bay and ocean beaches north of Herring Point cannot be accessed by park visitors during this hunt. The Gordons Pond area and lands on the west side of the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal will be open as usual.
DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park will host the WWI Mobile Museum for the second year at the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area from Monday, Dec. 3 – Saturday, Dec. 8. Visitors can explore and celebrate the centennial anniversary of World War I inside the Fort Miles Museum.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is reporting a successful nesting season for piping plovers in Delaware, with an all-time high number of 16 breeding pairs producing 36 fledglings.