The DNREC-sponsored 31st annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup held Sept. 22 drew 1,115 volunteers, who collected 2.7 tons of trash and recyclables from 42 sites along more than 68 miles of Delaware’s waterways and coastline stretching from Wilmington to Fenwick Island.
The sixth meeting of the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC) will be held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, at DNREC’s Lukens Drive Office, Pat Ellis Conference Room and Conference Room B, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police announce extension of No Wake Zone in Lewes-Rehoboth Canal
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police have announced that additional No Wake signs are being installed to extend the current No Wake Zone in the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal southward to the Rehoboth Bay.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces rare event involving loggerhead sea turtles hatching at Fenwick Island State Park
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced that 48 loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings recently emerged from a nest at Fenwick Island State Park. The loggerhead sea turtle is a federally-listed threatened species and a state-listed endangered species in Delaware.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is reporting a successful nesting season for piping plovers in Delaware, with an all-time high number of 16 breeding pairs producing 36 fledglings.