September’s Coastal Cleanup Draws More Than 2,200 Volunteers, Collects More Than 10 Tons of Trash and Recyclables
“Thanks to everyone who supported the cleanup,” said Governor Jack Markell. “This proves that when we work together, we can make a positive impact on our environment. Thanks to the many hands of volunteers, more than 10 tons of trash has been recycled or properly disposed of instead of littering our beautiful beaches.”
DelDOT and DNREC Sign Agreement to Move Forward with Governor’s “First State Trails and Pathways Plan”
Before biking advocates, elected officials and community leaders at the Delaware Bike Summit at the University of Delaware’s Virden Center in Lewes, the Secretaries of DNREC and DelDOT detailed a full list of nineteen projects for public consideration in each of Delaware’s three counties.
Governor Markell previews his vision for a long term “Statewide Trails and Pathways” project for Delaware that would establish an interconnected network of pathways and trails throughout the state to support non-motorized travel and recreational trails that could be enjoyed by Delawareans and by visitors.
Governor Jack Markell and other state and local officials announced their visions and support for “Sussex Outdoors,” a southern Delaware initiative that seeks to get families and children outdoors for physical activity and to create healthy lifestyles, at a summit on Thursday at Trapp Pond State Park.
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation kicked off the second phase of a project designed to revitalize the town of Yorklyn in the northwest corner of the state into a vibrant, lively and scenic centerpiece while still retaining its mill town roots.