Partial Closures of Little Creek Wildlife Area to Begin Aug. 1 for Main Impoundment Dike Restoration Project
DNREC announced that restoration work within the Little Creek Wildlife Area on the main impoundment’s exterior dike is set to begin on Aug. 1 – which will require closure of the impoundment for public use until the project’s completion, expected in early fall.
State and Federal Protection of Piping Plover Nest to Close Portion of Beach at Gordons Pond on Cape Henlopen
DNREC announced that the first piping plover nest discovered at Gordon’s Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park since 2016 will result in the temporary closure of 800 feet of beach for protection of the new nest and any piping plover chicks that may hatch and fledge from it.
DNREC announced today the Port Penn Interpretive Center will not open this summer due to structural damage and safety concerns.
The Mud Mill Pond boat ramp and adjacent ramp parking lot near Marydel in Kent County will remain closed into July due to construction activities.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.