DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced that it has acquired 86 acres of land in Yorklyn to expand the recently-created Auburn Valley State Park.
Governor Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin were joined by Senator Carper, state legislators, New Castle County and local officials, neighbors, and friends, at the dedication and ribbon-cutting of Delaware’s newest and 17th state park, the Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn.
DNREC’S Division of Parks & Recreation postpones March 21 open house to review Cape Henlopen State Park Trail Concept Plan
Due to weather predictions, DNREC will postpone the public open house scheduled for March 21 to review the Cape Henlopen State Park Trail Concept Plan.
New state wildlife area maps with updated regulations and details for accessing the facilities at each area are now available for the 2016/2017 season.
State officials joined local residents for a briefing on the project to rehabilitate the aging Hearns Pond Dam and bring it into compliance with Delaware’s Dam Safety Regulations. The dam is the state’s top priority for improvements based on the risk to downstream communities and infrastructure should the dam fail.