State and federal wildlife experts and wildlife rehabilitators are investigating reports in at least six mid-Atlantic and central states, including Delaware, of sick and dying songbirds stricken by an unknown disorder characterized by swollen eyes ....
Young anglers statewide submitted their biggest catches for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s 35th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held June 5 at more than 30 public freshwater fishing ponds as a fish-on-your-own, ....
With inland water temperatures rising and aquatic plants emerging, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will be treating certain downstate public ponds for the nuisance aquatic weed hydrilla, starting the week of ....
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds well-meaning residents that usually the best thing you can do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone.
Late October through November is prime time for increasing white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November.
The annual stamp art competition drew 21 entries for the 2021/22 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and 18 entries for the 2021 Trout Stamp.
For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.
West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled regularly for ....
DNREC is looking for volunteers to help with its annual wild turkey productivity survey during July and August.
The Center for the Inland Bays has partnered with DNREC to permanently protect and restore 52 acres of highly-valuable forests and wetlands.
DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested Richard Bunting, 20, of Frankford on July 9 and two juveniles on July 13 and charged them with multiple deer poaching and with felony charges, following an ....
Hunters and trappers can now use a new, user-friendly online system to access license sales, License Exempt Numbers (LEN), harvest registration, hunting permit and hunter education.
Herring Point, beaches at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to surfing, swimming due to possible shark bite
DNREC officials have closed Herring Point to surfing and swimming Thursday afternoon until further notice following a biting incident.
Starting Friday those aged 13 or older are now required to bring a face mask with them to enter state parks, wildlife areas and reserves.
DNREC to limit number of people allowed in state parks and wildlife areas, which may close for periods
DNREC announced today it will take steps when necessary to limit the numbers of visitors within state parks and wildlife areas.
While most state parks, nature and wildlife areas continue to stay open during the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” emergency order, many amenities are closed.
Delaware turkey hunting season will open this month with self-serve turkey harvest registration at check stations
Turkey hunt day for youth and non-ambulatory disabled hunters April 4, regular turkey season opens April 11.
Anglers encouraged to practice responsible social distancing. Trout streams closed March 21 until opening.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from March 2-8 made 1,351 public contacts and responded to 49 complaints.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 24 - March 1 made 1,812 public contacts and responded to 34 complaints.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 17-23 made 1,376 public contacts and responded to 53 complaints.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 10-16 made 1,508 public contacts.