To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Jan. 27-Feb. 2 made 1,713 public contacts and responded to 61 complaints.
DNREC reminds hunters to take advantage of Youth Waterfowl Day Feb. 10 and the Snow Goose Conservation Order starting Feb. 12
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Feb. 10 as the second of two special youth waterfowl hunting days for ages 10 to 15.
For hunters still looking to harvest a deer or add more venison to their freezers, January offers several opportunities as the hunting season winds down.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is again implementing a federal Snow Goose Conservation Order, an Atlantic Flyway-wide effort to use hunting as a management tool to reduce and stabilize the population of greater snow geese. The 2017 Conservation Order to harvest snow geese will open Monday, Feb. 6 and run through Friday, Feb. 10, then will reopen Monday, Feb. 13 and run through Friday, April 7.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police offering reward for information about suspect who drove through flock of snow geese
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle who, according to witnesses, intentionally drove through a flock of snow geese off Mulberry Knoll Road near Lewes around mid-morning Sunday, March 13.