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Charter School of Wilmington Team "A" Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:36:33 GMT

Dover (April 25, 2013) - Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.

Take a Hike at Cape Henlopen State Park

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:00:11 GMT

LEWES (April 25, 2013) - The public is invited to take a hike in the park. On Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m., naturalists will guide a hike through the Salt Marsh to search for plants and animals working together to survive and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the marsh. The hike is designed for adults and children over seven. The hike will begin at the Biden Center in the park.

Guppy Club: Slither and Slime! at Cape Henlopen State Park

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:41:14 GMT

LEWES (April 25, 2013) - Parents are invited to bring their three to five-year-olds to the Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park on Thursday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. for their monthly Guppy Club program.

Trashstoppers: See DNREC's Anti-Dumping Program Candidly On-Camera in New Video

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:19:19 GMT

DOVER (April 25, 2013) - DNREC's TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines.

Your Wallet Will Be Bursting as Well If You Take DART Public Transportation

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT

Washington, DC -- Riding public transportation in the Philly Area saves individuals $11,600 a year Washington, D.C. While flowers and green grass is bursting all around us, your wallet will also be full of green if you take public transportation. Even with gas prices dropping in the month of April, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving in the Philly area can save, on average, more than $967 this month, and $11,600 annually, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) April Transit Savings Report.

April 27 Open House at Laurel Boys & Girls Club Highlights Global Youth Service Day in Delaware

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

An open house at the Laurel Boys & Girls Club on April 27 will highlight Global Youth Service Day in Delaware and offer the public a chance to see improvements to the club and to volunteer for additional projects.

Forest Service Announces Arbor Day School Poster Contest Winners

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:00:00 -0400

This year's statewide winner is Stephen Venable of Milford's Honor Academy, who will be recognized along with winners from each county by Governor Jack A. Markell at the Delaware Arbor Day Ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at 11 a.m.,

Delaware Safety and Homeland Security Utilizes Technology Solution to Enhance School Security Planning Statewide

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:37:46 +0000

Governor Markell and Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Secretary Lewis D. Schiliro marked the next step in the statewide school safety planning process that will involve the development of a web-based portal to serve as a repository for all Delaware public school safety plans.

Six Delaware Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholars Semifinalists

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:00:00 -0400

From nearly 3.2 million graduating high school seniors, about 3,900 students were identified as candidates for the program and about 550 have been named semifinalists. Up to 141 students will be chosen as 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students.

National Drug Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013 Delaware Announces Prescription Drug Recommendations

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

The Lt. Governor joined the Department of Health and Social Services, Department of State, Medical Society of Delaware, and the DEA in Dover yesterday to announce the bi-annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27,2013 and the state's policy and program recommendations for combating prescription drug abuse.

Plan Would Strengthen Teacher Preparation

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:36:42 +0000

Governor Jack Markell announced measures to strengthen licensure requirements for prospective teachers while improving teaching training and better tracking data on teacher preparation programs.

DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife Seeks Volunteer Bat Spotters

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT

The Delaware Bat Count is a statewide research study of bat populations, breeding activity and the overall health of the bats that inhabit our state. The bat program is always looking for reports of new bat colonies.

Sixty Firefighters Get Hands-On Wildfire Training at Fire Camp

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT

Sixty volunteer firefighters attended the Delaware Forest Service's 18th Annual Fire Camp on Saturday April 20 at Blackbird State Forest - an intensive one-day training session that tested their physical stamina and mental preparation and culminated with a hands-on "live-burn" fire simulation.

DNREC Now Accepting Grant Proposals for Wastewater and Surface Water Project Planning

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:57:34 GMT

DOVER (April 23, 2013) - The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Watershed Stewardship are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning.

Delaware Goes to War at Cape Henlopen State Park

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:10:31 GMT

LEWES (April 23, 2013) - On Saturday, April 27,from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Cape Henlopen State Park will be hosting the annual Delaware Goes to War Re-Enactment at the Fort Miles Historic Area.

Work Zones, Not the Place To Race / Celebrate Work Zone Safety Awareness with NASCAR Driver Martin Truex, Jr.

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT

Dover -- WHAT: In observance of National Work Zone Safety Awareness NASCAR Stock car Driver Martin Truex Jr., DelDOT's spokesperson for Work Zone Safety Awareness, will be coming to the Christiana Mall, Tuesday, April 30. Come and get your picture taken with Martin and have him autograph your favorite NASCAR item. WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, April 30, at 12 Noon, in the parking lot of Christiana Mall.

St. Andrew's Named U.S. Green Ribbon School

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:00:00 -0400

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named St. Andrew's School in Middletown among 64 schools named as 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools.

Lt. Joe Szczerba Honored Posthumously with Congressional Badge of Bravery

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:06:15 +0000

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Congressman John Carney, and U.S. Attorney Charles M. Oberly, III, presented the family of fallen Officer Joseph L. Szczerba with the Congressional Badge of Bravery Award.

DNREC Issues Air Permit to Restart Cooling Tower at Delaware City Refinery

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:25:15 GMT

DOVER (April 22, 2013) - DNREC Secretary Collin O'Mara today approved issuance of an air permit for the Delaware City Refining Company to restart an unused closed-loop cooling water tower at the Delaware City Refinery. The restarted unit will help the facility achieve a required 33 percent reduction in cooling water withdrawal from 452 million gallons per day (mgd) to 303 mgd, which is anticipated to reduce incidents of aquatic life mortality by a corresponding 33 percent.

State Park Rangers' Investigation into Vehicle Break-Ins Leads to Arrests of Wilmington Couple

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:31:38 GMT

NEWARK (April 22, 2013) - An investigation by Delaware State Park Rangers into a series of vehicle break-ins over the last three months at White Clay Creek and Brandywine Creek State Parks culminated in the arrests April 19 of a Wilmington couple on an array of criminal charges.

Department of Transportation Issues Annual Report

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT

Dover -- The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has posted its 2012 Annual Report on its website. This is the first annual report issued by the department in several years, and it is available online as a cost-efficient way of providing this information to the public. The content of DelDOT's Annual Report covers Key Services and Accomplishments for the year 2012, by the various Divisions within the department.

First Lady Carla Markell Will Mark Start of Delaware's Week of Service with Volunteer Day at Brandywine State Park

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

First lady Carla Markell will be joined by Sen. Tom Carper and DNREC Secretary Collin O'Mara on April 20 at the Brandywine State Park Community Volunteer Day, the kick-off event for Delaware's Week of Service April 20-27.

Governor's Weekly Message: Investing in Early Childhood Education

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:00:25 +0000

In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights collaborative efforts underway in early childhood education by elected officials, business leaders and community partners to ensure our children begin on the right path for learning and life.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: April 9-16

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:24:31 GMT

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents between April 9 and April 16 made 669 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public, including 26 boating safety/fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents responded to 38 complaints and issued 24 citations.

Warm Weather is Returning, And So Are Delaware's Bats

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:20:50 GMT

DOVER (April 19, 2013) - Delaware is home to eight species of bats, several of which have begun their annual move from winter hibernation sites to summer maternity colonies. Female bats return pregnant to the colonies where they congregate to give birth and raise their pups. In Delaware, these colonies can often take up residence in barns, garages, attics and homes.

River Otters Fishing for Names at Brandywine Zoo

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:59:33 GMT

WILMINGTON (April 19, 2013) - Two male North American River Otters have taken up residence at the Brandywine Zoo and visitors can not only meet them starting Saturday, April 20, but zoo-goers also have an opportunity to help choose names for the otters by voting at the zoo throughout the spring.

Wild Animals in Your Yard? DNREC Recommends, 'If You Care, Leave Them There'

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:35:35 GMT

DOVER (April 19, 2013) - With spring mowing season underway and having fielded recent calls from people who have found what they believe are "abandoned" baby rabbits, DNREC's Division of Fish and Wildlife would like to remind well-meaning wildlife watchers not to "rescue" young wild animals. Young Eastern cottontail rabbits, in particular, may appear to be alone, since their mothers often temporarily leave their ground nests to avoid attracting predators, returning only to feed their young.

Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to Meet May 1

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:37:39 GMT

DOVER (April 19, 2013) - The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will hold its semiannual meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 1 in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices on Bay Road in Dover. This meeting is the second of two focused on nutrients in drinking water.

Public Health Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness Hosted State Health Operations Center Anthrax Exercise

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

The exercises were based upon a fictional anthrax release and are part of a multi-year practice drill series required by the CDC and designed to enhance Delaware's public health response.

Delaware Senate Passes Gun Background Check Bill

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:49:55 +0000

Following the passage of House Bill 35 by the Delaware Senate by a 13-8 margin, Governor Jack Markell thanked members of the General Assembly for their leadership in passing the most significant piece of gun safety legislation in Delaware in decades.

Delaware Unveils Public Benefit Corporation Legislation

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:38:03 +0000

Governor Jack Markell today joined members of the General Assembly to announce legislation enabling the formation of public benefit corporations in Delaware.

Bear Man Charged with Weapons, Hunting Violations

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:54:49 GMT

BEAR (April 18, 2013) - A Bear man was arrested and charged with game and firearm violations after DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcements found he had a past felony conviction that prohibited him from possessing deadly weapons.

Collaborative Coastal Grass-Planting Effort to Help Indian River Inlet Dune in Future Storms

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:03:30 GMT

LEWES (April 18, 2013) - A coastal grass planting effort capitalizing on Department of Correction's VOP (violation of probation) laborers and privately-donated resources will help DNREC's Division of Watershed Stewardship bolster the north side of the Indian River Inlet against lost or displaced sand from future weather events.

Strategic Data Project Previews Findings on Delaware Teaching Force

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:00:00 -0400

Findings released today by researchers at Harvard University have policy and practice implications for Delaware public school staffing.

Delaware Students to Show Off Skills in Technology, Innovation, Design and Engineering

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:45:00 -0400

More than 619 students and advisors from across the state will gather to demonstrate their skills with 1,429 entries into 53 hands-on, minds-on competitive events at the 35th annual Delaware Technology Student Association State Conference next week.

Delaware's Infant Mortality Drops Almost 14 Percent since 2000

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

Lt. Governor Launches Safe Sleep Campaign for infants to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Fifty Percent of Sexually Active People Will Get STDs By Age 25

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

To prevent the spread of STDs, the Division of Public Health (DPH) recommends that parents talk to their youth about preventing infection.

Drivers Urged to Look Out for Slow-Moving Farm Equipment

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:31:12 GMT

Motorists can take safety steps that include paying attention to the road, passing with caution, allowing extra room when following slow-moving equipment, and being patient if a farmer can't immediately pull over.

Governor Markell Helps Dedicate PSEG Milford Solar Farm

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:31:12 GMT

MILFORD (April 17, 2013) - Delaware Governor Jack Markell today joined with PSEG Solar Source, Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), juwi solar, Inc. (JSI) and Sunolar Power (Sunolar) to dedicate the PSEG Milford Solar Farm. The 15-megawatt facility, located in Milford, Del., is the state's largest solar farm.

Governor's 2013 Agricultural and Urban Conservation Award Winners Honored

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:22:51 GMT

DOVER (April 17, 2013) - The Agricultural Museum and Village was the setting for today's Stewardship Week proclamation reading and presentation of the annual Governor's Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards.

DNREC Celebrates Earth Day on April 22 with a Rain Barrel Sale and Conservation Exhibits

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:23:46 GMT

DOVER (April 17, 2013) - In celebration of the 43rd annual Earth Day, DNREC is holding a rain barrel sale and showcasing conservation exhibits from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, April 22 at the agency's Richardson and Robbins Building

Secretary Murphy to Recognize 80 Top Seniors

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:30:00 -0400

Top students from Delaware's public high schools will be honored April 29 as exemplary scholars of the graduating Class of 2013 at the annual Secretary of Education's Scholars Dinner at Dover Downs Hotel.

2014 Delaware Waterfowl and Trout Stamp Winners Announced

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 21:15:18 GMT

DOVER (April 16, 2013) - The results are in, and the winner of both of Delaware's sporting tamp art contests is Indiana artist Jeffrey Klinefelter. His painting of a blue winged teal will become the 2014 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and his painting of brown trout will become the 2014 Delaware Trout Stamp.

DNREC's DuPont Nature Center Celebrates Earth Day on April 20

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:49:12 GMT

SLAUGHTER BEACH (April 16, 2013) - DNREC's DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve near Milford will celebrate Earth Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the center.

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff Today to Honor Victims Of Boston Marathon Bombings

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:30:57 +0000

Governor Markell ordered flags to be lowered between April 16 and 22 as a mark of respect for the victims of the April 15 bombings in Boston, Massachusetts.

New Broadkill River Watershed Report Details Wetland Health, Management Recommendations

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:46:23 GMT

DOVER (April 16, 2013) - DNREC's Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program announced this week that they have completed the final report on the health of wetlands located in central Sussex County's Broadkill River Watershed.

Enjoy the Fifth Annual White Clay "CREEK FEST"

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:58:07 GMT

NEWARK (April 16, 2013) - White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, in partnership with DNREC's Division of Parks and Recreation, United Water Suez Environment and the National Park Service, invites the public to the fifth annual White Clay Creek Fest scheduled for May 4 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Carpenter Recreation Area in White Clay Creek State Park - just minutes away from University of Delaware's north campus.

Governor Jack Markell and Lt. Governor Matt Denn Unveil Strategic Plan for Early Childhood Education

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:05:32 +0000

Governor Jack Markell and Lt. Governor Matt Denn presented a long-term, strategic plan today to strengthen and sustain Delaware's early childhood system. Developed by the Delaware Early Childhood Council, the plan focuses on whole-child development, family engagement and community collaboration to reach milestones and meet established goals over the next five years.

Delaware to Assist Manufactured Homeowners

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:05:32 +0000

The new Manufactured Housing Assistance Program (MHAP) has been made available through Delaware Homeowner Relief — a partnership of the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and the Delaware Attorney General's Office.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: April 3-9

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:44:51 GMT

DOVER (April 12, 2013) - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents made 1,135 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public, including 12 boating safety/fishing regulation compliance checks.

Training Workshop on Managing Invasive Plants Set for April 24

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:24:38 GMT

DOVER (April 15, 2013) - A training workshop on preventing and managing invasive plants and supporting healthy habitats will be held 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24 at the St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover.

Delaware Coalition against Domestic Violence Receives Two Federal Grant Awards

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) announced the award of $2 million in federal grants focused on addressing and preventing domestic violence as a public health issue to the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV).

The Centurion Newsletter — April 2013 Edition

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:04:24 +0000

My Fellow Veterans: The General Assembly is again in full session. I encourage you to keep a close eye on all bills introduced or assigned to committees that may have an impact on veterans.

Are You A Looker? Motorcyclists Are Looking Out For You.

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:04:24 +0000

With winter gone and spring bringing warmer weather, more motorcyclists are out on the roads. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding motorists to keep an eye out for motorcyclists because they are looking out for you.

Governor's Weekly Message: Marriage Equality - Writing the Next Chapter in History

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:34:58 +0000

In his weekly message, Governor Markell talks about the current momentum regarding the legalization of same-sex marriage in Delaware and the important role young people play in moving the issue forward.

Four Charged in Criminal Mischief Incident at Phillips Landing Monument

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:14:35 GMT

LAUREL (April 12, 2013) - On April 9, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents concluded a week-long investigation by making four arrests in connection with an April 1 incident of criminal mischief at the Phillips Landing public boat ramp near Laurel, in which unknown suspects pulled down the Captain John Smith Nanticoke Exploration Monument and damaged four road signs.

Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Portions of Kent County Now Available

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:37:02 GMT

DOVER (April 12, 2013) - The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has announced that preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for portions of Kent County have been released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Community Involvement Advisory Council to Meet April 16

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:56:55 GMT

DOVER (April 12, 2013) - The Community Involvement Advisory Council (CIAC) will hold a meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16 at the Smyrna Rest Stop Conference Room, U.S. Route 13 in Smyrna.

Public Health Urges Precautions: Farm Rich Frozen Foods Prevent Possible Infection with E. Coli O121

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is urging the public to take precautions to prevent possible infection with E. coli O121 linked to Farm Rich brand frozen food products. On March 28, Rich Products Corporation recalled more than 196,000 pounds of Farm Rich brand frozen chicken quesadillas and several other frozen mini meals and snack items due to possible contamination.

Educators 'TELL Delaware' Their Workplace Strengths, Needs

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:00:00 -0400

The majority of teachers feel their schools are a good place to work and learn, feel trusted and recognized for their expertise, have the time they need to collaborate with peers and believe their school environments are safe, according to the more than 6,000 Delaware educators who responded to the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Delaware survey.

Public Workshop on SR 1 Widening, SR 273 to the Roth Bridge

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

The workshop will be held on Thursday, April 18, at the Kathleen H. Wilbur Elementary School, 4050 Wrangle Hill Road in Bear.

Governor Jack Markell Presents Donated Books to Terry Children's Center

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:49:08 +0000

Wilmington - Applauding the public's generosity during a month-long book drive in February, today Governor Jack Markell presented a portion of 3,000 books donated to the Terry Children's Center (TCC). Joined by Secretary Jennifer Ranji of the Delaware Children's Department and TCC staff, Governor Markell indicated that the large stacks of books displayed behind him [...]

Final Fort DuPont Master Plan Meeting April 18 in Delaware City

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:43:57 GMT

DELAWARE CITY (April 11, 2013) - The last of three community meetings on the future of the Historic Fort DuPont Complex will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Delaware City Community Center, located at 250 Fifth Street (5th & Bayard).

Closing National Public Health Week with Practical Tips to Protect Your Health

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

As National Public Health Week comes to a close, the Division of Public Health (DPH) provides some final tips on practical ways to protect your health.

Delaware Public Health Announces Middletown Health Clinic Hours Reduction

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:01:00 EDT

Services are still available on Tuesdays and Fridays during 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The WIC office hours will remain the same and are not impacted by the reduction in health clinic service hours.

'Hero's on the Highways' Program Designed to Assist Military Members with Commercial Driver License (CDL) Testing

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT

Dover -- The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has recently established the "Hero's on the Highways" program which will allow active duty military members and recently discharged Veterans to waive the pre-trip skills and road test requirements for the issuance of a Class A or B Commercial Driver License (CDL). The new program will aid in securing local employment for military members with truck or heavy equipment driving experience.

Almost 200 Volunteers Plant Trees at Blackbird State Forest

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:14:31 GMT

Almost 200 volunteers donated over 440 service hours as part of a conservation project to plant 4,000 oak and pine tree seedlings on a 10-acre parcel of Blackbird State Forest on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7.

Milford Man Charged with Illegally Selling Mounted Wildlife

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:14:31 GMT

MILFORD (April 10, 2013) - An investigation that began in January culminated in DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents citing a Milford man for illegally offering mounted deer heads, turkeys and a bear for sale online.

DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Accepting Applications for 2013-2014 Low-Number Hunting License Lottery on June 4

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:11:33 GMT

The Division will conduct the lottery drawing for 20 available low-number Delaware hunting licenses with numbers under 1,000 at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 4 in the auditorium at DNREC's main office in the Richardson & Robbins Building in Dover.

DNREC Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program to Study Leipsic and Little Creek Watersheds in Summer 2013

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:05:47 GMT

This study is designed to confirm wetland maps and determine the health of local wetlands. The information gathered will help determine how to maintain and improve this important Delaware natural resource.