Delaware Department of Natural Resources

Type: Organization
Name: Delaware Department of Natural Resources
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Agency Orders Peninsula Compost to Close Delaware Recycling Unit

A Delaware government agency has ordered the closure of Peninsula Compost Co. LLC’s recycling and composting facility in Wilmington because of an inability to control odors.Secretary David Small of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ... [Published Waste360 - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

DNREC to hold workshops Oct. 31, Nov. 1 on updates to regulations governing beach protection

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will hold two public workshops addressing the history of Delaware’s regulations governing beach protection ... [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

EPA Awards $2.6 Million to Protect Mid-Atlantic Wetlands

DOVER, Del. — EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced last week that EPA’s Mid-Atlantic Region has awarded a total of $2.64 million in Wetland Program Development Grants to six recipients, including the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation ... [Published Lancaster Farming - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Officials are ready for aquaculture

2 hours agoStaff Photo by Rachael PacellaDelaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary David Small and Center for the Inland Bays Director Chris Bason hold up a cage of oysters.Delaware Department of Natural Resources and ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Heron's Nest: Now that's a fish story

I get the calls just about every week.We call them fish stories. Literally.“You have to see the fish my dad caught this weekend,” some proud wife, son or daughter will breathlessly tell me. Usually I ask them to send me a photo. I am almost always un ... [Published Delco Times - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Look at This Enormous Fish Someone Caught in Delaware

From the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control comes this photo of a record-setting catch in the Delaware Bay. It’s the largest sheepshead ever caught in the state of Delaware. Compare that fish with the one on the Wikipedia ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

DNREC volunteers clean up the coast

The 28th Annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup was held Sept. 20.  Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the cleanup spans the First State’s 97-mile eastern coastline and includes river and ocean shorelines as ... [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Funding Awarded for Oyster Farming

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - A coalition made up of the Delaware Center For the Inland Bays, The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and a hodgepodge of elected officials were celebrating Friday afternoon, after receiving substantial ... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Residents push back on oyster beds 58 minutes ago

Looking out over the Little Assawoman Bay now, the view is calm and tranquil, but it won't be that way when commercial aquaculture begins, according to some residents.Instead, they will be robbed of their rights to use and enjoy the waterways, said Jack ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 3 reports

WVDNR receives $700K in Wetlands Program Development Grants

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources was one of six recipients sharing $2,642,270 in Wetland Program Development Grants, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced Oct. 2 at an event in Dover, Delaware.The WVDNR will receive $700,000 ... [Published State Journal - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Delaware Hunter and Trapper Registration System Adds Third Award to Collection

The mobile-friendly Web application brings convenience to hunters and trappers on the fieldDOVER, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The W3 Awards has selected Delaware’s Hunter and Trapper Registration Web application (HTR) as the recipient of the 2014 W3 Silver ... [Published CNBC - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Thirty-eighth Coast Day to be held Oct. 5

The 38th annual Coast Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, rain or shine, at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.This year’s Coast Day theme, Weather and Climate: On Our Radar, sheds light on the environmental ... [Published Cape Gazette - Sep 27 2014]

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"It kind of gives me something hard to walk on," Reed said. "The water will sift back through that when it goes, and I don't have to walk in mud."
"This legislation has the potential to be a strong revenue source to benefit our state parks," said Gov. Markell. "This year, more than 14,000 surf tags were sold, generating about $1.3 million for our state parks. So not only is this legislation a revenue-raiser for our  parks, it appeals to parks users who have an affinity for low digit tags - and we in Delaware know that will appeal to a large number of potential buyers."
...Bilkovic, a Research Associate Professor in the Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) at VIMS, says the funding will allow her team to "assess climate-change risks to Virginia's headwater wetlands, so we can build a more comprehensive picture of their resilience." The funding complements ongoing efforts from a 2012 EPA grant, which was designed to identify risks to headwater resources from land use and development...

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Plagued by chronic flooding, Southbridge neighb... [Published News Works - Oct 23 2014]
Agency Orders Peninsula Compost to Close Delawa... [Published Waste360 - Oct 22 2014]
Construction begins on Newark affordable housing [Published Cecil Whig - Oct 22 2014]
DNREC to hold workshops Oct. 31, Nov. 1 on upda... [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 21 2014]
Owens Station dedicated as state-owned facility [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 19 2014]
EPA Awards $2.6 Million to Protect Mid-Atlantic... [Published Lancaster Farming - Oct 18 2014]
The monumental task of redeveloping Fort DuPont [Published Middletown Transcript - Oct 17 2014]
Gov. Markell Signs Bill to Allow Low-Numbered S... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Oct 16 2014]
EPA grant will help localities conserve headwat... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 16 2014]
Shellfish regs take heat at ice cream social [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 14 2014]
Park Service funds eight new access sites [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Oct 14 2014]
Delaware seeks waterways funding 1 hour ago [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 12 2014]
South Bethany combats sea level rise 10 minutes... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 12 2014]
Officials are ready for aquaculture [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 12 2014]
Local bookstores give fall picks [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 10 2014]
Statewide muzzleloader deer hunting season to o... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
The Heron's Nest: Now that's a fish story [Published Delco Times - Oct 09 2014]
Look at This Enormous Fish Someone Caught in De... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Oct 08 2014]
Oyster farming [Published University of Delaware - Oct 06 2014]
Fenwick property owners protest shellfish aquac... [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 06 2014]
DNREC volunteers clean up the coast [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 05 2014]
Federal Funding Awarded for Oyster Farming [Published WBOC TV 16 - Oct 04 2014]
Residents push back on oyster beds 58 minutes ago [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 03 2014]
WVDNR receives $700K in Wetlands Program Develo... [Published State Journal - Oct 03 2014]
EPA Awards $2.6M to Protect Wetlands [Published Dredging Today - Oct 03 2014]
Delaware awarded grant funds for wetlands [Published News Works - Oct 02 2014]
EPA Awards $2.6 million to Protect Mid-Atlantic... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Oct 02 2014]
EPA Awards $2.6 million to Protect Mid-Atlantic... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Oct 02 2014]
EPA Awards $2.6 million to Protect Mid-Atlantic... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Oct 02 2014]
Delaware's stormy coast [Published University of Delaware - Oct 02 2014]
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