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Governor Carney, DNREC Sec. Garvin, and other officials cutting a ribbon to open the new Madagascar exhibit.

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  • DNREC’s Low-Digit Surf-Fishing Tag Auction Starts Black Friday November 25, 2020
    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will auction Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tags starting Black Friday, Nov. 27, at 9 a.m., at Between Nov. 27 and Dec. 9, bidders will have the option to bid on 12 tags including tags 25, 105, 206, 416, 451 and 469, and on six “choice” categories, ranging […]
  • DNREC’s State Parks, Zoo Waive Entry Fees on Black Friday November 23, 2020
    #OptOutside Movement Draws Thousands Outdoors Each Year The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 27. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday for as part of a the #OptOutside movement. More than 7,000 […]
  • DNREC Opens Brandywine Zoo Madagascar Exhibit November 19, 2020
    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control cut the ribbon on its new Madagascar exhibit Nov. 19, and officially welcomed its new tortoise and lemur inhabitants.
  • Unified Command For Oil Incident Along Delaware, Maryland Beaches Suspends Cleanup Operations November 13, 2020
    After sustained cleanup operations for last month’s oil spill in Delaware Bay spearheaded by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the U.S. Coast Guard under a unified command, Delaware's beaches have all been declared substantially “cleared.”
  • DNREC Issues Croda NOV for Air Quality Permit Violations November 12, 2020
    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) to Croda, Inc. for air emission and equipment violations associated with the operation of the ethylene oxide (EO) plant at Croda’s Cherry Lane Facility near New Castle.
  • DNREC to Break Ground on Killens Pond Elevated Walkway November 12, 2020
    Access to Boat Launch, Fishing to be Restricted During Construction The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will soon break ground on construction of an elevated walkway at Killens Pond State Park that will provide a safer trail connection along the pond’s eastern edge. The elevated pathway will also provide visitors more appealing views […]
  • More Delaware Beaches are Cleared of Oily Debris November 10, 2020
    Cleanup crews have successfully cleared all Delaware Bay beaches and another stretch of Atlantic Ocean coastline of oily debris and tar balls.
  • DNREC Natural Resources Police Collect Toys as Holiday Gifts for Delaware Children November 10, 2020
    To kick off the holiday season, DNREC Natural Resources Police are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to provide toys as gifts for children in local communities.
  • Some Southern Delaware, Maryland Beaches Cleared of Oily Debris, Tar Balls November 5, 2020
    Cleanup crews for the unified command have cleared oily debris and tar balls from a significant stretch of coastline from the southern side of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware to the Assateague Island State Park in Maryland.
  • Unified Command for Delaware Coastal Oil Spill Assesses Cleanup Effort and Smaller Remaining Tar Balls on Beaches November 2, 2020
    The Unified Command for the Delaware Bay and Atlantic coastal beaches oil response today began the process of evaluating cleanup operations across sections of Delaware and Maryland coastline impacted by tar balls and oiled debris to determine how much of the beach cleanup has been completed.

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