After wartime service in the Pacific aboard the storied “Mighty Mo” – the battleship USS Missouri – one of the ship’s nine original 16-inch guns that shook the enemy fleet with 2,700-pound…..
Following a traffic stop for trespassing on a state wildlife area Feb. 26, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Felton man at Blairs Pond Boat Ramp in Milford on drug-related…..
Delaware hunters harvested 14,681 deer during the 2015/16 season – the highest number since the state’s first modern-day deer season was held in 1954 and harvest record-keeping began…..
The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife is again implementing an annual Snow Goose Conservation Order, which began in 2009 as part of an Atlantic Flyway-wide effort to reduce the population…..
Following a criminal investigation, a Georgetown man was arrested Jan. 19 by Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police for multiple weapons, drug and hunting violations, including possession…..
In the collegial spirit of a great rivalry taking place tomorrow, Dec.12, on a football field in Philadelphia, Delaware and DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife today sank the former Army…..
Brandywine Creek State Park in northern New Castle County will be completely closed to the general public, on Tuesday, Dec. 15 and Wednesday, Dec. 16 for the park’s annual controlled deer hunt…..
Yesterday at the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary David Small honored the winners of the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s annual Hunting and Fishing Photo Contests.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is excited to announce publication of the 2015-2016 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide.
DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that a stretch of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point on Cape Henlopen has been reopened following the…..
DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds waterfowlers that the last of three 2014-15 season segments or splits for hunting migratory ducks and Canada geese in Delaware opens Friday, Dec. 12.
For thousands of Delaware deer hunters, their favorite and unrivaled time of year afield is fast approaching.
Investing in and implementing the plan will help conserve wildlife and protect their habitat for the benefit of current and future generations.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds migratory game bird hunters of the rules and dates for this year’s waterfowl season segments and of public wildlife area hunting opportunities.
DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program within the department’s Division of Watershed Stewardship has been awarded a three-year Wetland Program Development Grant.
Governor Jack Markell signed a proclamation last weekend expanding on National Hunting & Fishing Day by declaring Sept. 27-Oct. 3 as Delaware Hunting & Fishing Week.
The DNREC is proud to announce that they have partnered to dedicate the Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center as Delaware’s first and only state-owned public shooting sports range.
The Kent, New Castle and Sussex Conservation Districts of Delaware are accepting entries now for their annual conservation poster contest.
The Delaware DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife invites you to enter the 2014 Delaware Hunting Photo Contest.
The DNREC is proud to announce that its upgraded and improved Hunter and Trapper Registration (HTR) system has hit a bull’s eye with its targeted users since it was introduced last year.
The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife is excited to announce that the 2014-2015 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide is available online and in print.
DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced that Delaware’s 2014 spring turkey season has set a new state harvest record of 687 birds which surpasses the previous record set in 2012.
Delaware’s piping plovers and their chicks have survived a long and dangerous weekend at Cape Henlopen State Park.
The DNREC is currently seeking out volunteers who can report any sightings of wild turkeys for the upcoming 2014 Turkey Brood Survey.
The DNREC has announced David Small as the 10th Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, after being unanimously confirmed following his nomination.
DNREC Deputy Secretary David Small joined a host of DFW staff and members of the local conservation community to dedicate the state’s Woodland Beach Wildlife Area to Anthony J. “Tony” Florio.
DNREC’s YouTube Channel this week premieres a video highlighting the importance of using water wise techniques around the home to help improve water quality.
DNREC’s Nonpoint Source Program will hold its last rain barrel sale date this year for Delaware residents at the New Castle Conservation District office Maintenance Yard, 2430 Old County Road, Newark.
The female bats return to their colonies pregnant and congregate to give birth and raise their pups. In Delaware, these colonies can often take up residence in barns, garages, attics and homes.
Three judges; Fish and Wildlife Director Saveikis, and local photographers Tony Pratt and Freda Barrett; both DNREC employees, reviewed 31 entries and narrowed them to the top five.
The Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds hunters that Delaware’s first coyote hunting season remains open through the end of February. The coyote hunting…
The judges’ decisions are in: the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife’s first fishing and hunting photo contests each have first and second place winners and three honorable mentions…
In 1911, when the first members of Delaware’s new Game and Fish Commission were appointed by the Governor and the state’s first game warden was hired, the state did not own wild lands for conservation purposes…
Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara honored three men for their efforts on behalf of conserving and restoring Delaware wetlands…
Nominate that Delaware student who is working to make a difference for the environment for DNREC’s 2011 Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards…
Volunteers who would like to learn more about Delaware’s endangered piping plovers and other beach-nesting birds…
This spring volunteers are needed to conduct surveys of calling frogs around the state. Volunteers are assigned a route in one portion of the state, and they conduct surveys by listening for calling frogs…
Biologists have verified five sets of tracks and two trail camera pictures of cougars in the Upper Peninsula since 2008…
The wolf was found south of Newberry on Friday, Feb. 11, and had died of an apparent gunshot wound…
We urge anyone who knows anything about this shooting to help us find whoever is responsible, said DNRE Law Enforcement Chief Gary Hagler…