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DNREC preview shows how new water slides, amenities have transformed Killens Pond State Park waterpark

June 29, 2016
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Killens Pond waterpark ribbon cutting for new water slides. Contributed Photo

Four brand new, state-of-the-art water slides were previewed today at the Killens Pond State Park waterpark by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation.
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Renovations and new amenities transform Lums Pond State Park campground

June 16, 2016
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL Upgrades expected to draw new campers; generate more funding for Parks BEAR (June 16, 2016) – Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Deputy Secretary Kara Coats, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin, state legislators, and other partners and stakeholders were on hand today to welcome visitors to the...
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Moments, Photographs and Sculpture by John Ruppert, on View through July at Adkins Arboretum

June 5, 2016
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China’s strange, misty mountains and a tall cascading waterfall in Iceland greet visitors to Adkins Arboretum Visitor’s Center in Moments, an exhibit of large, superbly crafted photographs by internationally known artist John Ruppert on view through July 29, 2016.
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DNREC reminds Delawareans and visitors alike to take advantage of free admission on ‘Delaware State Parks Day’ June 5, 2016

June 1, 2016
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With Governor Jack Markell having proclaimed Sunday, June 5, 2016 as “Delaware State Parks Day,” DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds Delawareans and visitors alike that admission is free that day to most parks comprising the Delaware State Parks system, which garnered the 2016 Gold Medal Award as the nation’s best-managed...
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‘Mighty Mo’s’ big gun moved to permanent resting place at historic Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park

May 20, 2016
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL 16-inch gun which fired 2,700-pound shells was mounted on USS Missouri when Japan surrendered on Sept. 2, 1945 to end the Second World War LEWES (May 20, 2016) After wartime service in the Pacific aboard the storied “Mighty Mo” – the battleship USS Missouri – one...
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Open house on proposed Tri-Valley Trail in White Clay Creek State Park will be held April 4, 2016

March 30, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host a public open house on the proposed Tri-Valley Trail in the Possum Hill Area of White Clay Creek State Park. The Open House will be held 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 4, 2015 at the Deerfield Golf and Tennis Club, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark,...
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Adkins Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camps Begin June 13, 2016

March 18, 2016
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Summer belongs to children! For more than a decade, families and children have grown with Adkins Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camps. The camps provide extraordinary ways for children to enjoy summer the old-fashioned way—outdoors.
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Open house on Cape Henlopen State Park campground renovation will be held on March 2, 20161

March 15, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host a public open house to review renovation plans for the Cape Henlopen State Park campground. The open house will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the park’s Officer’s Club/Youth Camp 3,15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958.
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It’s fee season in Delaware State Parks

March 3, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation reminds visitors to Delaware’s state parks that entrance fees are being collected through November 30, 2016.
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The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park to close for 2016 beachnesting season

February 25, 2016
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The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will close beginning Tuesday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns and other species.
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