DNREC to conduct water-quality dye test in Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate bay oyster beds
DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware Shellfish Program and Kent County Levy Court will conduct a week-long water quality study starting June 10 in the Murderkill River and Delaware Bay to evaluate the bay’s oyster beds. The study calls for applications of the red dye Rhodamine WT, which is commonly used in water quality and dispersion tests, and is not considered harmful to the public or the environment.
Delaware’s Shellfish Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest commercial waterman for numerous shellfish and boating violations
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a commercial waterman from Sussex County on Sept. 20 for more than 600 shellfish and boating violations near Delaware City.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced that acreage will be made available for Inland Bays’ shellfish aquaculture lease starting later this month. Some acreage previously classified as “Pending” on the interactive Shellfish Aquaculture Development Area map will be updated starting May 10 to “Available.”
Delaware’s Shellfish Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.