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  • DNREC Reopens Rehoboth Bay Shellfish Harvest January 18, 2022
    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced the end of a 21-day emergency closure of commercial and recreational shellfish harvest of oysters, clams and mussels in the Rehoboth Bay that went into effect Dec. 28 after a spill from a residential sewer line in the Long Neck area of Sussex County […]
  • 2021 State Conservation Poster Contest Winners Announced January 11, 2022
    The Delaware Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, today announced the winners of its annual conservation poster contest, which provided students with an opportunity to convey their artistic impressions about soil, water and related natural resources based on the 2021 theme, “Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities.” […]
  • DNREC Solicits Requests for Proposals for Phase 4 of Settlement Mitigation Awards January 10, 2022
    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for investments of $3.4 million from the Environmental Mitigation Trust on projects that improve the state’s air by reducing emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx). The post DNREC Solicits Requests for Proposals for Phase 4 of Settlement Mitigation Awards appeared […]
  • DNREC Sets Jan. 19 Virtual Public Meeting for Updating White Creek Dredging Project in Sussex County January 4, 2022
    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will provide an overview and updates on the White Creek maintenance dredging project in Sussex County during a public information session set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. The post DNREC Sets Jan. 19 Virtual Public Meeting for Updating White Creek Dredging Project in Sussex […]
  • DNREC Reminds Public Do Not Sled or Snowboard on Dunes January 3, 2022
     Those caught trespassing in dune areas restricted to the public could face fines upward of $100 from the DNREC Natural Resource Police.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds residents and visitors that sledding, snowboarding and other recreational activities are not allowed on Delaware’s sand dunes. Dunes contain fragile wildlife habitat […]

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