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Building a New DNREC Website

Welcome to, where we're building a new site to serve you better.

We're taking a fresh look at the DNREC website and rebuilding it from the ground up to make it more responsive, faster, and more closely aligned to your needs. Follow along here and let us know what you think.

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This site will be modern, well designed and easy to use!

DNREC Web Redesign

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Join the 29th Annual Beach Grass Planting

Help take care of the dunes that protect us all. Register for the annual Beach Grass Planting event, set for March 17, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.



Register for a free shoreline management workshop. Learn about site evaluation, design, permitting, example projects and more. March 7 and 8, in Lewes. Attend one day or both.

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The latest news from DNREC. Visit the full news archive for more.