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Division of Parks and Recreation

 
 Choose Your Outdoor Adventure 
  • Alapocas Run State Park
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    Environmental Career Opportunities for Youth

    A number of our Delaware Children in Nature Coalition Partners offer career programs that connect youth to outdoor jobs, internships, and volunteer experiences. Check out the listings below for more information.
    Outdoor Bill of Rights
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    Earth Day 2018

    Earth Day 2018 is Sunday, April 22. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers a variety of activities and events around Earth Day. Earth Day began 48 years ago, in April of 1970, when Americans gathered together to raise awareness of pollution and the effects of pollution.
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    Small Pond Angling

    In addition to Delaware’s many state-owned freshwater fishing ponds, there are nine small ponds, most geared toward bank fishing and most managed by the Division of Fish & Wildlife. They are ideal for beginners and youth angling.
    Find a Small Pond 
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    Delaware’s Public Freshwater Fishing Ponds

    More than 30 Delaware freshwater lakes and ponds are open for fishing and other recreation. These impoundments, most of them managed by the Division of Fish & Wildlife, range in size from five to 189 acres. They support a variety of gamefish. Find full information about each of these ponds using the Delaware Ponds
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    Green Schools

    The Green Ribbon Schools recognition award from the US Department of Education honors schools and school districts that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs; improving the health and wellness of students and staff; and providing effective environmental and sustainability education, which incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways.
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    Prescription for Health

    Getting outside and playing is one of the best things that kids can do to stay healthy and happy. Doctor Outdoors says get out and play for at least 30 minutes a day.
    Outdoor Bill of Rights
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    Get Involved

    Get outside and enjoy nature. Volunteer for Children in Nature Events. Follow the Coalition on Facebook or twitter. social media. Join our e-mail newsletter and stay in touch.
    Outdoor Bill of Rights Environmental Literacy Plan
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    Children in Nature Coalition Goals

    The Delaware Children in Nature Coalition has set an ambitious list of goals for the next few years.
    Outdoor Bill of Rights Environmental Literacy Plan Prescription for Health

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    Coalition Partners

    The Delaware Children in Nature Coalition is a partnership among state agencies, educational leaders, schools, non-profits and outdoor enthusiasts from around the state.
    Outdoor Bill of Rights Environmental Literacy Plan
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