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What are you interested in? How can we help you?
Outdoors & Recreation
Enjoy Delaware's great outdoors. Hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, boating, birding, swimming and more.
Wildlife and Fish
Learn about Delaware's animals, birds and fish.
Find out how you can help protect Delaware's wetlands and how they help protect you.
What it means for Delaware, what we can do about it, and how we can prepare.
Permitting & Regulation
Find all you need to know about environmental permitting & regulation.
Drainage & Stormwater
Keeping Delawareans dry and safe.
Ocean and Coasts
We’re a coastal state. We deal with ocean, bay and estuarine issues.
You can help keep our landfills from filling too fast.
Waste & Hazardous Substances
Learn how we manage waste and hazardous substances and help keep Delawareans safe.
Keeping Delaware’s waters clean for people to drink and for fish and other creatures to live in.
Discover clean energy solutions and opportunities and learn how we keep the air clean.
Health & Safety
What’s happening in the environment that could impact your health?
Building a New DNREC Website
Welcome to dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov, 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.
This site will be modern, well designed and easy to use!
What are we up to? What are we trying next?
We can't do this without your input!
Contact us with questions or concerns.
Emergency Response Line
Illegal Hunting and Fishing Complaints
Operation Game Theft
800.292.3030 View all Contact Information
Whats new, whats hot, or at least what we really want you to notice.
See Delaware's fall colors, learn how animals prepare for the season, discover what really happens to recyclables, and experience the Youth Natural Resources Police Academy.
Christine Fletcher's photo "Reflections," showing Ernie Fletcher at Reynolds Pond, took second place in the 2016 Fishing Photo Contest. What great shots have you taken?
The latest news from DNREC. Visit the full news archive for more.