Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony
HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.
“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”
With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.
Public invited to vote online through June 9 for best artwork in DNREC-sponsored rain barrel contests
The public’s art appreciation is sought in voting for favorite entries now online in the 2017 artistic rain barrel contest sponsored by DNREC’s Watershed Assessment and Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship.
Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell celebrates the Delaware State Fair and discusses the important and growing role of agriculture in the First State.
Delaware’s DNREC is once again right in the middle of the annual Delaware State Fair, offering more environmental displays more State Parks presentationsand gamees and prizes for kids of all ages.