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Celebration held for DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Veterans Conservation Corps

Date Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

LAUREL – Eighteen Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC) members spent 11 months in DNREC’s state parks performing trail maintenance, meadow management, invasive species eradication, and assisting in construction of boardwalks, solar panels, yurts and fire rings, and dozens of other park based projects. During a celebration of their service at Trap Pond State Park Nature Center, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin and others thanked the veterans, immediate family members and retired veterans for all of their hard work in state parks.




Changes in lifeguard hours at Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island state parks announced

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

Hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches in Delaware State Parks will change beginning next week, DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today.




End of Year Celebration held for DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Youth Conservation Corps

Date Posted: Friday, August 11th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

DNREC Secretary Garvin thanked the 58 Youth Conservation Corps spent who spent 14,000 hours this summer helping to maintain Delaware State Parks during a celebration for their service.




Can-Do Playground featured in national park crowdfunding campaign

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

On the heels of its 10th anniversary celebration, the Can-Do Playground at Alapocas Run State Park has been selected to be featured on the national crowdfunding site, “Fund Your Park,” by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The crowdfunding campaign launched this week by the NRPA, to raise $10,000 for the expansion of the unique playground administered by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation.




Swinging Bridge in Wilmington State Park’s Brandywine Park to close for repairs

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

The Swinging Bridge located in Wilmington State Park’s Brandywine Park will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 24 through 4 p.m. Friday July 28.





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