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Delaware expands spotted lanternfly quarantine in New Castle County

DOVER, Del. – The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) announced today that they expanded the spotted lanternfly quarantine to include all portions of New Castle County north of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. This is due to recent detections of established populations outside of the initial quarantine zone enacted in February 2019 that included eleven […]




Gordons Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to close temporarily Monday, Sept. 16 for maintenance work

The Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park will close at 7:00 a.m. on September 16th for routine trail maintenance and invasive species control. The




Care is urged after imported fire ants found in palm tree shipment

State authorities are alerting local businesses and purchasers of tropical nursery stock of the recent detection of fire ants in a shipment of palm trees imported from Florida. The red imported fire ants were detected during a routine check at a Sussex County business by the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Plant Industries nursery inspection team. They were eradicated and do not pose a threat.




Woodland Management Workshop at Del. Ag. Week on Jan. 17

“Invading Your Forest,” a workshop on managing invasive species in Delaware woodlands, will be held on Friday, January 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ACE building-Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington.




Training workshop on managing invasive plants set for April 24; registration required by April 22

A training workshop on preventing and managing invasive plants and supporting healthy habitats will be held 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24 at the St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover. The workshop is a partnership among DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Training Program, the Delaware Invasive Species Council and the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council.







 Pages Tagged With: "Invasive species"

Delaware expands spotted lanternfly quarantine in New Castle County

DOVER, Del. – The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) announced today that they expanded the spotted lanternfly quarantine to include all portions of New Castle County north of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. This is due to recent detections of established populations outside of the initial quarantine zone enacted in February 2019 that included eleven […]




Gordons Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to close temporarily Monday, Sept. 16 for maintenance work

The Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park will close at 7:00 a.m. on September 16th for routine trail maintenance and invasive species control. The




Care is urged after imported fire ants found in palm tree shipment

State authorities are alerting local businesses and purchasers of tropical nursery stock of the recent detection of fire ants in a shipment of palm trees imported from Florida. The red imported fire ants were detected during a routine check at a Sussex County business by the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Plant Industries nursery inspection team. They were eradicated and do not pose a threat.




Woodland Management Workshop at Del. Ag. Week on Jan. 17

“Invading Your Forest,” a workshop on managing invasive species in Delaware woodlands, will be held on Friday, January 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ACE building-Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington.




Training workshop on managing invasive plants set for April 24; registration required by April 22

A training workshop on preventing and managing invasive plants and supporting healthy habitats will be held 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24 at the St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover. The workshop is a partnership among DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Training Program, the Delaware Invasive Species Council and the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council.