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  • Wastewater, Surface Water and Drinking Water Planning Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted by DNREC, DPH January 21, 2021
    State government agencies, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts can now submit proposals to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Division of Public Health to receive matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Eligible […]
  • DNREC Issues Wastewater Permits to Mountaire Farms for Making Pollution Control Improvements at Millsboro Plant January 15, 2021
    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued two permits this week to Mountaire Farms of Delaware to construct and operate an upgraded wastewater treatment facility at its Millsboro plant.
  • Wagamons Pond Boat Ramp Temporarily Closing for Reconstruction January 14, 2021
    The Wagamons Pond boat ramp and parking lot located in Milton will temporarily close beginning Jan. 21 for major reconstruction and expansion. The ramp is anticipated to reopen on May 30, 2021, weather permitting. The nearby public fishing pier and parking lot along the Broadkill River will remain open during construction.
  • FY2021 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds Soliciting Projects for Improving Water Quality January 11, 2021
    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in conjunction with Delaware Division of Public Health, will begin soliciting for new projects Jan. 13 as DNREC and DPH work to develop 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) project priority lists (PPLs). Projects must be listed on the […]
  • State Park Offices to Reopen Tuesday with Limited Hours January 11, 2021
    Virtual Programs Offered While Nature Centers Remain Closed The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its state park offices Tuesday, Jan. 12, with limited hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. Park offices were closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 11 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Indian […]
  • Registration Open for Delaware Mandatory Wild Turkey Hunting Course January 6, 2021
    Delaware’s annual spring wild turkey hunting season is starting in April 2021. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds both resident and non-resident hunters age 13 and older that they must pass a turkey hunting course approved by the Delaware Hunter Education Program before they can legally hunt turkeys in the First […]
  • Additional Delaware Deer Hunting Seasons Opening in January December 30, 2020
    Firearm deer hunting seasons opening in January and continuing archery deer seasons provide the last chance for hunters to harvest deer during the 2020/21 hunting season.
  • Air Permitting Training Sessions Scheduled Jan. 12, 19, 26 December 29, 2020
    usiness owners, consultants and others interested in learning about DNREC’s air quality permitting application process are invited to three virtual training sessions from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26 using WebEx and hosted by DNREC and industry partners. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those participating.
  • DNREC Accepting Grant Proposals for Delaware Chesapeake Bay Watershed Projects December 23, 2020
    Another Delaware water quality improvement grant opportunity is coming from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – the Chesapeake Bay Implementation Funding Grant for best management practices (BMPs) water quality improvement projects within the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. With $350,000 available in grant funding for fiscal year 2021, the DNREC […]
  • Christmas Tree Recycling – a Delaware Post-Holiday Tradition – Continues Statewide for 2020/2021 December 22, 2020
    Delawareans who have celebrated their holidays can help the environment by recycling their Christmas trees at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.

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