Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware News



 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware State Parks"

DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation Achieves National Accreditation after Rigorous Review

The only national organization for accreditation of park and recreation agencies, CAPRA provides a management system of best practices to its members. Less than 2%, or 199 out of 12,000, parks and recreation agencies in the United States are CAPRA accredited.




Brandywine Zoo Awarded Re-Accreditation by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

 The Brandywine Zoo was recently re-accredited after a rigorous review process by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Recent upgrades by DNREC, staff efforts and the support of the Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) were contributing factors in this significant feat. Pictured, from left to right, are the Brandywine Zoo’s curator of conservation education Lauren Barczak, […]




DNREC Encourages Visitors to Utilize Guarded Beaches at Delaware State Parks for Swimming

 Starting Monday, Aug. 29, those looking to swim at Delaware State Parks are encouraged to utilize guarded beaches, including the main beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the South Indian River Inlet side of Delaware Seashore State Park.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reduce the lifeguarding hours at […]




Gov. Carney, DNREC Dedicate Jason Beach a Historic Site at Trap Pond State Park 

 Gov. John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin unveiled a Division of Public Archives historical marker to dedicate Jason Beach as a historic site in recognition of its significance.




Delaware State Parks Expected to Set Visitation Record

After breaking attendance records in 2021, Delaware State Parks is on pace to set another visitors’ attendance mark by the end of 2022.







 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware State Parks"

DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation Achieves National Accreditation after Rigorous Review

The only national organization for accreditation of park and recreation agencies, CAPRA provides a management system of best practices to its members. Less than 2%, or 199 out of 12,000, parks and recreation agencies in the United States are CAPRA accredited.




Brandywine Zoo Awarded Re-Accreditation by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

 The Brandywine Zoo was recently re-accredited after a rigorous review process by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Recent upgrades by DNREC, staff efforts and the support of the Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) were contributing factors in this significant feat. Pictured, from left to right, are the Brandywine Zoo’s curator of conservation education Lauren Barczak, […]




DNREC Encourages Visitors to Utilize Guarded Beaches at Delaware State Parks for Swimming

 Starting Monday, Aug. 29, those looking to swim at Delaware State Parks are encouraged to utilize guarded beaches, including the main beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the South Indian River Inlet side of Delaware Seashore State Park.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reduce the lifeguarding hours at […]




Gov. Carney, DNREC Dedicate Jason Beach a Historic Site at Trap Pond State Park 

 Gov. John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin unveiled a Division of Public Archives historical marker to dedicate Jason Beach as a historic site in recognition of its significance.




Delaware State Parks Expected to Set Visitation Record

After breaking attendance records in 2021, Delaware State Parks is on pace to set another visitors’ attendance mark by the end of 2022.