DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation to sponsor Yorklyn Day Festival celebrating community Sunday, June 2
The third annual Yorklyn Day Festival, sponsored by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, will be held 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, June 2 in Yorklyn.
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.
Farm Lane Bridge in Yorklyn will be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on July 19 to prepare the bridge for future construction work.
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation installed a pedestrian bridge on a trail near Auburn Heights in Yorklyn by reusing a restored historic bridge today. The replacement bridge, The McIntyre Bowstring Bridge, was built in 1883 and set into place originally in Iowa.
DNREC’s water quality and revitalization of the former NVF facility in Yorklyn has been recognized as an Exceptional Project by the EPA, one of five such projects nationwide, for its excellence and innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure,