Enviroment

Three Maryland Communities Receive Funding to Mitigate Flooding

June 16, 2017
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he Maryland Department of Natural Resources will provide $125,000 total to three communities to reduce the impact of tidal flooding. These competitive Community Resiliency Grants will help local governments prepare for weather-related hazards, including flooding, sea level rise and storm events.
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DNREC to update community June 19, 2017 on Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site investigations

June 14, 2017
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Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will update the public about the contaminated Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site. The update will be held at the monthly meeting of the Greater Hockessin Area...
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Care is urged after red imported fire ants found in palm tree shipment in Delaware

May 23, 2017
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State authorities are alerting local businesses and purchasers of tropical nursery stock of the recent detection of fire ants in a shipment of palm trees imported from Florida.
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Training for volunteer beachnesting bird monitors set for May 13, 2017

May 3, 2017
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Volunteers who want to help protect Delaware’s endangered piping plovers and other beachnesting birds are invited to join DNREC’s monitoring team and attend a training session held by the Division of Fish & Wildlife from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Biden Environmental Training Center, 15099 Cape Henlopen...
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Posted in Beaches, Delaware, Enviroment, Information, News, Press Release, Sussex | No Comments »

Funds Available to Preserve and Revitalize Working Waterfronts in Maryland

May 2, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now seeking proposals from local governments looking to invigorate their coastal communities and waterfront economies.
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Posted in Beaches, Boating, Enviroment, Fishing, Information, Maryland, News, Press Release, Recreation | No Comments »

DNREC Mosquito Control urges property owners to ‘Look About, Dump It Out!’ to eliminate standing water that can breed mosquitoes

April 27, 2017
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Through a new public awareness campaign beginning today, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section urges residential and business property owners throughout the state to empty all standing water sources, large and small, to reduce mosquito-breeding habitat on their properties. The “Look About, Dump It Out!” campaign will be featured in television...
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DNREC launches new online tool available to help Delaware landowners locate wetlands on their property

April 17, 2017
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DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring & Assessment Program today announced the launch of the Delaware Freshwater Wetland Toolbox, a new online tool that aids Delaware landowners in locating wetlands that may exist on their property.
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Additional closure needed to assist beachnesters at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

April 13, 2017
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On March 1, 2017 the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park was closed for migratory and beach nesting shorebirds.The closed sections, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, were marked with PVC poles and twine with flagging for visibility.
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Posted in Beaches, Delaware, Enviroment, Information, News, Parks, Press Release, Sussex | No Comments »

Riverkeepers Begin 2017 Pumpout Boat Season May 12, 2017

April 12, 2017
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In 2016, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC), with funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with the Clean Vessel Act administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, purchased and began operating a 22’ Pump Kleen® pumpout boat for the Miles and Wye Rivers. In its first season, the boat pumped over...
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DNREC’s next scrap tire recycling drop-off set for Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Middletown DelDOT Yard

March 30, 2017
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DNREC is once again rolling out an opportunity for Delaware residents to recycle their old and disused tires at a Scrap Tire Drop-Off Day put on by the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., rain or shine, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Middletown...
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