DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Program, in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, will host a free presentation on “Gardening for Clean Water and Butterflies” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Seaford Library, 600 North Market Street Extended, Seaford, DE 19973.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that major renovations have been completed at the division’s Seaford Boat Ramp, with floating docks replaced and the boat ramp surface repaired as boating and fishing season get underway.
DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section within the Division of Fish & Wildlife will begin its annual spring woodland pool spraying campaign Saturday, March 17 on wooded wetlands near select populated areas in southern Sussex county, to treat mosquitoes’ immature aquatic larval stages.
DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Conciliation Order by Consent to Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals, LP addressing alleged violations of Delaware’s regulations governing air pollution. The order calls for a cash penalty of $600,000 from Sunoco and an additional $150,000 for an environmental improvement project.
DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Office of Boating Safety and Education joins the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) to encourage boaters to “Spring Aboard,” a March 18-24 nationwide campaign to prepare for boating season by enrolling in a boating safety course.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between March 5-11 made 841 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public, issuing 25 citations. Officers responded to 30 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.
The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will reopen Wednesday, April 4 after being closed for the winter.
Portions of seven designated trout streams in northern New Castle County – White Clay Creek, Red Clay Creek, Christina Creek, Pike Creek, Beaver Run, Wilson Run and Mill Creek – will be stocked with thousands of rainbow and brown trout, including some trophy-sized fish.