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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Delaware Department of Agriculture asks Delawareans to keep an eye out for hungry pests

April 12, 2017
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On a daily basis, our staff is on the lookout for damaging pests like imported fire ants, the Asian Longhorned Beetle, and Ramorum blight.
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Adkins Arboretum Announces Spring Open House, Native Plant Sale

April 12, 2017
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Adkins Arboretum (RIDGELY, MD—April 11, 2017) Adkins Arboretum, offering the Chesapeake gardener the largest selection of native plants for more than 20 years, announces its Spring Open House & Native Plant Sale weekend, April 28-30. The sale benefits the Arboretum’s education programs and affords the public an opportunity to learn about the Delmarva’s native...
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Cinco De Miler Trail Run—It’s a RUNderful life!

April 12, 2017
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Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) and Charm City Run will team up again this year for the 4th Annual Cinco de Miler, a five-mile trail race through the scenic Terrapin Nature Park.
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Delaware Waterfowl, Trout Stamp contests set for April 8, 2017

April 4, 2017
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Wildlife art enthusiasts, stamp and print collectors, waterfowl hunters, anglers, birdwatchers and wetland conservationists will gather at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 for the judging of Delaware’s annual Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp contests, which will be held at the Delaware Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Event at Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education...
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Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation Scholarships

April 3, 2017
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The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) believes that helping local students realize their college dreams benefits our entire community.
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Dover Days Car Show Registration Now Open

April 3, 2017
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The Dover Days Car Show, sponsored by Winner Automotive Group, will offer attendees a look at some of the region’s unique show cars on Saturday, May 6th 2017
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Easter Photos at Concord Pet in Middletown, DE Fundraiser to Feature Rescued Rabbits and Easter Bunny

April 2, 2017
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On Saturday April 8, 2017 Eastern Shore Rabbit Rescue and Education Center Inc. (ESRREC), a Rock Hall-based charity, will set up an Easter-themed photo booth at Concord Pet Foods & Supplies of Middletown from 11am to 2pm.
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U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps to Exhibit at Several Disability Conferences

March 31, 2017
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The Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) is highlighting their schedule of exhibits at several upcoming career fairs and expos for individuals with disabilities.
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces shellfish aquaculture leasing lottery for Inland Bays

March 31, 2017
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The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife will conduct a public lottery for the initial offering of acreage available for shellfish aquaculture leases in Delaware’s Inland Bays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at DNREC’s Lewes Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces 2017 Delaware turkey hunting season dates

March 30, 2017
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL Youth/disabled hunt day set for April 1; regular season to open April 8, 2017 DOVER (March 30, 2017) DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today turkey hunting opportunities for the upcoming season, starting with a special one-day hunt Saturday, April 1, 2017 for youth ages...
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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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Department Distributes 21,000 Shrub and Tree Seedlings

March 30, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is celebrating the season by handing out thousands of shrub and tree seedlings to hundreds of citizens across the state.
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New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

March 22, 2017
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The Maryland Park Service’s reservation system is transitioning to a new website — starting at 9 a.m. April 3, 2017.
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Inaugural Dash for a Draft 5K for Delaware State Police Mounted Patrol Unit

March 21, 2017
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The Inaugural Dash for a Draft 5K supporting the Delaware State Police Mounted Patrol Unit Inc. (DSPMPU) will be held on Saturday April 8, 2017 at 10 AM starting and ending at Irish Eyes Pub 105 Union Street, Milton, DE 19968. Proceeds go to the expenses for care and training equipment of the horses...
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2nd Annual Rehoboth Run-for-the-Books 5K

March 19, 2017
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2nd Annual Rehoboth Run-for-the-Books 5K (March 20, 2017, Rehoboth Beach, DE.): If you like to go the extra mile for children’s education and you’re looking for a great location to race, the 2nd Annual Rehoboth Run-for-the-Books 5K is an excellent place to start. The event is on Saturday, May 20th and starts at 8:30...
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Easterseals & A.C. Moore Launch Spring Campaign

March 19, 2017
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Easterseals and A.C. Moore are ensuring all children have the opportunity to succeed in the earliest years of life in an easy and crafty way through this spring’s Crafting A Better World campaign. A.C. Moore is teaming up with Easterseals’ Make the First Five Count® to help young children in their communities get the...
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Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education encourages boaters to ‘Spring Aboard’ by taking a boating safety course

March 19, 2017
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The Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education within DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife joins the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) to encourage boaters to “Spring Aboard,” a March 19-25 nationwide campaign to prepare for boating season by enrolling in a boating safety course.
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What’s Up? Tix Launches Ticket Sales for Tasteful Eastern Shore Event

March 19, 2017
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Get your appetite ready as Talbot Restaurant Week returns for its eighth season, bringing your taste buds the sweet and savory goodness of Eastern Shore’s finest culinary cooking. What’s Up? Tix is excited to launch ticket sales for its first Eastern Shore event!
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Delaware Natural Resources Police Reminds Anglers to Purchase 2017 Licenses

March 10, 2017
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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind anglers to purchase their 2017 Delaware fishing licenses. A valid fishing license is required for fishing, crabbing and clamming in Delaware in both tidal and non-tidal waters.
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Governor Larry Hogan Commemorates Grand Opening of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

March 10, 2017
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In honor of Harriet Tubman Day, Governor Larry Hogan today announced the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek, Maryland. The governor joined nearly 500 guests for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, including descendants of Harriet Ross Tubman, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and county and state officials. Harriet Tubman Day...
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