DNREC to accept applications for Inland Bays shellfish aquaculture leases on a first-come, first-served basis
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will begin accepting more Inland Bays shellfish aquaculture lease applications postmarked after midnight Tuesday, Dec. 5 on a first-come, first-served basis.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife unveils interactive shellfish aquaculture map for the Inland Bays
The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife’s shellfish aquaculture program has posted an interactive online map that provides site-specific information helpful for selecting shellfish aquaculture lease locations in the Inland Bays.
DNREC public hearing on proposed changes to state’s shellfish sanitation regulations set for June 27 in Dover
A DNREC public hearing on proposed changes to Delaware’s Shellfish Sanitation Regulations is set for Monday, June 27, at 6 p.m., in Dover.
DNREC Secretary’s Order, following new FDA guidance, halts shellfish harvest in seasonal area on Rehoboth Bay
DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Secretary’s Order for closure of a conditionally-approved shellfish harvest area located in the northeastern corner of Rehoboth Bay, effective Monday, March 21.
Governor Markell signed House Bill 160 to permit shellfish aquaculture in Delaware’s Inland Bays, allowing the state to reap the economic benefits of a multimillion dollar industry while improving water quality in the bays.