Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet May 28 in Dover

DOVER – Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

The meeting will include presentations and discussions regarding the 2019 wild turkey harvest and a summary of proposed hunting, trapping, and wildlife regulation changes under consideration by the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife. For more information, including the meeting agenda, visit the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar at https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/Meeting/62202.

For more information on Delaware wildlife, please call DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Wildlife Section at 302-739-9912. For more information on Delaware fisheries, please call the Division’s Fisheries Section at 302-739-9914.

Follow the Division of Fish & Wildlife on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/DelawareFishWildlife.

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

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Delaware Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries to meet April 17 in Dover at DNREC Auditorium

DNREC striped bass illustration/Duane Raver

DOVER – Delaware’s Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

The Council will discuss commercial anchor gillnetting in the Delaware River; proposed changes to finfish regulations; recent and proposed actions by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that may affect Delaware fisheries; the summer slot striped bass season; court-levied penalties for fishing violations, Delaware Sea Grant’s Fisheries Forums; and proposed legislation to streamline adoption of Delaware tidal finfish regulations. For more information, including the meeting agenda, visit the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar at https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/Meeting/62577.

For more information on Delaware fisheries, please call DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Fisheries Section at 302-739-9914.

Follow the Division of Fish & Wildlife on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/DelawareFishWildlife.

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

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Delaware Native Species Commission to meet April 17 in Dover

DOVER – Delaware’s Native Species Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Room 221 at the Kent County Administrative Building, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.

The Commission will discuss their 2019 priorities, subcommittee reports, and other business. For more information, including the meeting agenda, visit the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar at https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/Meeting/62227.

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 15 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

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Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee to meet April 16 in New Castle

NEW CASTLE – The Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, at the Buena Vista Conference Center, 661 South DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720, in the Buck Library. More information about the April 16 RAC meeting, including the agenda, can be found on the state public meeting calendar at https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/Meeting/61699.

Details on the RAC can be found on the Coastal Zone Conversion Permits webpage. For more information, the public can sign up for the Coastal Zone Conservation Permit Act listserv by sending a blank email to join-dnrec_coastal_zone@lists.state.de.us.

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

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Council on Recreational Fishing Funding to meet April 9 in Dover

DOVER – Delaware’s Council on Recreational Fishing Funding will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Senate Hearing Room of Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE 19901.

The Council will discuss recreational fishing license fund and associated fund revenue levels, fishing access projects financed with these funds, the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament, which is run by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, Council by-laws, and other topics. For more information, including the meeting agenda, visit the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar at https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/Meeting/62578

For more information on Delaware fisheries, please call the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Fisheries Section at 302-739-9914.

Follow the Division of Fish & Wildlife on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/DelawareFishWildlife.

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

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