DNREC is again right in the middle of the Delaware State Fair, offering an array of environmental displays in the Department’s climate-controlled building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.
DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy announces St. Jones Reserve Visitor Center closed until fall for renovations
DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy announced today that the visitor center at the St. Jones Reserve in Dover is temporarily closed for updating of the reserve’s exhibit hall. Construction is slated to be completed in early fall. During construction, restrooms will be open during normal office hours, and trails and grounds remain open to the public every day from dawn until dusk.
The St. Jones Reserve is the southern component of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve. DNERR is a partnership between the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. DNERR is administered through the Delaware Coastal Programs Section of DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy.
For more information, please call the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve at 302-739-6377.
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DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites the public to vote on finalists in the first Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest by visiting www.delawarewatersheds.org.
DNREC is celebrating May as American Wetlands Month with a variety of activities to honor wetlands as an important natural resource that plays key roles in protecting Delawareans from storms and flooding and providing habitat for wildlife.
DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays will host a two-day Living Shorelines workshop for Engineers, Contractors, and Landscape Professionals.