Category: outdoors and recreation

Delaware Waterfowl and Trout Stamp Art Winners Chosen

Two accomplished artists have again won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. The post Delaware Waterfowl and Trout Stamp Art Winners Chosen...

DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to Close Sept. 1 for Season

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will close for the season effective Thursday, Sept. 1, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today The post DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to Close Sept. 1 f...

Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

With the start of early 2022/23 hunting seasons approaching, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967 that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course t...

DNREC, Division of Public Health Offer Tips About Ticks

With spring heading into summer – prime time for ticks as well as for people getting outdoors – the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has partnered with the Division of Public Health within the Delaware Departme...

‘Take A Kid Fishing!’ Events Announced

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites budding anglers ages 6 through 15 to join the DNREC Division of Fish of Fish and Wildlife aquatic resource educators and learn how to fish with a parent, grandparent or guar...

Concord Pond to Be Treated for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

With inland water temperatures rising and aquatic plants emerging, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will treat Concord Pond near Seaford beginning May 16 for the nuisance aquatic weed hydrilla. The post Concord Pon...

Delaware Deer Harvest Announced for 2021/22 Hunting Season

Delaware hunters reported harvesting 15,383 deer during the 2021/22 hunting season, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. The post Delaware Deer Harvest Announced for 2021/22 Hunting Season appeared fir...

Help Document Bird Species at Delaware Reserves

The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is encouraging visitors to help with a data collection project by documenting the species of birds they see while visiting the Blackbird Creek and St. Jones reserves. The post Help Document Bird ...

Delaware Wild Turkey Hunting Season to Open

Wild turkey hunting in Delaware begins Saturday, April 2 with a one-day turkey hunt for youth ages 10 through 15 and for non-ambulatory hunters, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. The post Delaware Wild Turke...

DuPont Nature Center to Reopen Saturday, April 2

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will welcome visitors again when it reopens for the season Saturday, April 2. The post DuPont Nature Center to Reopen Saturday, April 2 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

DNREC Mosquito Control Section to Begin Spraying Woodland Pools

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes on Wednesday, March 16, weather permitting. The post DNREC Mosquito Control Secti...

DNREC Reopens Port Mahon Fishing Pier After Emergency Repairs

The Port Mahon Fishing Pier has been reopened after completion of emergency repairs, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. The post DNREC Reopens Port Mahon Fishing Pier After Emergency Repairs appeared...