Topics featuring: "Kent County"

DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation to offer free admission to Delaware State Parks and the Brandywine Zoo on Black Friday

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, and Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), invite the public to #OptOutside this Black Friday by visiting Delaware State Parks. Admission will be free to 15 state parks and the Brandywine Zoo.

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Nov. 6-12

Date Posted: Friday, November 17th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

Reminder for the week: Waterfowl hunters advised to remove lead shot from gear DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov. 6-12 made 1,625 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Carney to Discuss Delaware’s Economy in Kent and Sussex

Date Posted: Monday, September 18th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor The Economy

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney will visit Kent and Sussex counties on Tuesday for three events to discuss the state’s economy with Delawareans and business leaders.   Tuesday, September 19 Kent County Economic Summit – The Power of Partnerships This event is open to the press. WHAT:        Governor Carney will deliver remarks at the Kent […]

West Nile Virus confirmed in Delaware horse

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

The Office of the State Veterinarian today announced the Delaware’s first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse in 2017. This is the first confirmed case of WNV in a horse in Delaware since 2015.

DNREC establishes 21-day timeframe for extended closure of Delaware Bay for recreational shellfish harvest

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC

As reported this week to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Surface Water Discharges Section, Kent County’s wastewater treatment plant is back within acceptable water quality levels for the effluent discharged into the Murderkill River – leading DNREC to establish a timeframe for a federally-advised 21-day closure of recreational shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay north of the Mispillion Inlet. The 21-day closure in effect for potential public health risks extends from July 24 to Aug. 14.



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