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Delaware Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards

May 1, 2010
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Governor Jack Markell and Lieutenant Governor Matthew Denn presented the Governor's Youth Volunteer Service Awards to 15 individuals and 3 groups of young people at the Caesar Rodney High School Auditorium. Over 200 guests joined the Governor at the High School for a ceremony to honor these young volunteers for their outstanding service to...
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Fort Delaware State Park to Open on May 1

April 26, 2010
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Fort Delaware State Park invites visitors to the park’s opening day on Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
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Wilmington Marks the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

April 22, 2010
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Climate change took center stage today during a 40th anniversary Earth Day celebration in Rodney Square. Hundreds of people were on hand for a free festival featuring “green” vendors and environmentally-important activities for children and adults. The annual event is sponsored by the City of Wilmington and the Partnership for the Delaware...
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DART Mid-County Community Yard Waste Site Closing for Maintenance April 28-May 6

April 21, 2010
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DNREC’s DART Mid-County Community Yard Waste Demonstration Site will close for a week, from Wednesday, April 28 through Thursday, May 6, for maintenance activities. The site is located on the Southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. Route 13 and Route 72 near Bear.
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Volunteers Make a Difference

April 20, 2010
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On Saturday, April 17, volunteers—including families from around the state, Boy Scout Troop 24, and the Wolfe 3 team from the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)—joined with DNREC and planted 800 natives trees at the Blackbird Creek Reserve near Townsend.
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Public Meeting on Future of Brandywine Hundred Yard Waste Demonstration Site

April 14, 2010
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In response to Delaware Senate Bill 190 (the Bond Bill), DNREC’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Branch will hold a public meeting to provide information and solicit comments on the future of the Brandywine Hundred Yard Waste Demonstration Site.
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TRAFFIC ALERT – Paving Project Will Require Lane Closures on Route 299/Middletown Odessa Road

March 29, 2010
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The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that motorists should expect daytime lane shifts and closures on Route 299/Middletown Odessa Road between Route 13 and the Park & Ride just west of Route 1 for milling and paving. This project will also include Route 1 ramps.
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Celebrate Earth Week by Volunteering to Plant Trees

March 24, 2010
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Celebrate Earth Week by helping to preserve and protect one of Delaware’s most beautiful and ecologically valuable areas – Blackbird Creek Reserve near Townsend.
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Delaware’s Turkey Checkpoints for Spring Season

March 24, 2010
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The 2010 Delaware spring turkey hunting season opens Thursday, April 10 and runs through Friday, April 30. Hunting hours are a half-hour before sunrise until 1 p.m. Hunters are reminded that all birds taken must be checked by 2:30 p.m. on the day of the hunt at an authorized turkey check station.
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DNREC to Provide Bird’s Eye View of Wilmington’s Resident Peregrine Falcons via New “Falcon Cam”

March 4, 2010
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Wilmington’s own peregrine falcons are the stars on DNREC’s newest live streaming web cam, the “Falcon Cam,” now available for viewing on DNREC’s website
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