Reminder for residents of New Castle County that preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for portions of New Castle County released in December 2016 and revised in May 2018 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin a 90-day regulatory appeal period Friday, Dec. 14 through Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
You don’t have to hibernate over the holidays this year if you get out and get moving in Delaware’s state parks. From “First Day Hikes,” to “Zoo Camp,” to “Stroller Rollers,” there is plenty to do and see in DNREC’s state parks over the winter break from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested two Sussex County men last night for multiple weapons and poaching violations while investigating a report of individuals trespassing to hunt near Millsboro.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov. 26-Dec. 2 made 1,235 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 21 citations. Officers responded to 49 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.
DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin welcomed the Division of Parks & Recreation’s two new additions to their ranks, K-9s Vos and Leo. The K9 officers are officially on the job today, after graduating yesterday from the Delaware State Police Canine Program.
DNREC has rescheduled a public hearing on Delaware Air Regulation No. 1102 Natural Minor construction permit applications submitted by Bloom Energy (Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC) for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. The hearing, originally scheduled for Dec. 27, was rescheduled out of consideration for the public with regard to the holiday season.
Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov.19-25 made 1,063 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 40 citations.
DNREC and the Division of Public Health will host a State Revolving Loan Fund public workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in preparation for the development of the 2019 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving (DWSRF) Project Priority Lists.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is promoting the December openings of Delaware’s duck, Canada goose, brant, and antlerless deer hunting season splits, as well as the opening of furbearer trapping seasons. Numerous other hunting seasons remain open in December.
Following an investigation into a complaint of illegal dumping on Hastings Farm Road in Georgetown, Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Laurel man Nov. 28 for illegal dumping of refuse.