Delaware Native Species Commission to meet Aug. 21 in Dover

DOVER – Delaware’s Native Species Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Room 221 at the Kent County Administrative Building, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.

The Commission will discuss progress on its 2019 priorities, a planned symposium, subcommittee reports, enacted legislation expanding the Commission, potential legislation banning the sale of certain invasive pants, and other issues. For more information, including the meeting agenda, visit the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar at

The Delaware Native Species Commission was formed by the Delaware General Assembly to reverse the trend of decline and extinction of Delaware’s local plant and animal native species, implement recommendations of the Statewide Ecological Extinction Task Force, and provide expertise and assistance to state and local lawmakers, policy makers, educators, and other stakeholders. The Commission is comprised of 19 members, reflecting a balance of environmental professionals, government, and business stakeholders, with DNREC providing staff support.

For more information, please visit Delaware Native Species Commission or call DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife at 302-739-9910.

Contact: Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 49, No. 217