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Urban and Community Forestry Grants are Available to Municipalities and Homeowner Associations

Sun, 04/19/2020 - 11:01am
Municipalities and homeowner groups are invited to apply for up to $5,000 in matching funds from the Delaware Forest Service for a planned community tree project. Deadline is July 15, 2010.

Native Plant Nurseries List Available On-line

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 11:01am
The Department of Agriculture, the Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association and the University of Delaware have teamed up to develop a Native Plant Nurseries List.

April is Here- Time for Fresh Delicious, Local Asparagus

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 11:01am
Go to the Department of Agriculture website (www.dda.delaware.gov) and click on Local Asparagus under Hot Topics to find a nearby on-farm market or grower of asparagus.

Nutrient Management Commission's annual report released

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 11:01am
The report details the 2009 accomplishments of the Delaware Nutrient Management Program.

Charter School of Wilmington Team "A" Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 3:36pm
Dover (April 25, 2013) - Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.

Take a Hike at Cape Henlopen State Park

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 10:00am
LEWES (April 25, 2013) - The public is invited to take a hike in the park. On Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m., naturalists will guide a hike through the Salt Marsh to search for plants and animals working together to survive and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the marsh. The hike is designed for adults and children over seven. The hike will begin at the Biden Center in the park.

Guppy Club: Slither and Slime! at Cape Henlopen State Park

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 9:41am
LEWES (April 25, 2013) - Parents are invited to bring their three to five-year-olds to the Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park on Thursday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. for their monthly Guppy Club program.

Trashstoppers: See DNREC's Anti-Dumping Program Candidly On-Camera in New Video

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 8:19am
DOVER (April 25, 2013) - DNREC's TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines.

Your Wallet Will Be Bursting as Well If You Take DART Public Transportation

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 11:00pm
Washington, DC -- Riding public transportation in the Philly Area saves individuals $11,600 a year Washington, D.C. While flowers and green grass is bursting all around us, your wallet will also be full of green if you take public transportation. Even with gas prices dropping in the month of April, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving in the Philly area can save, on average, more than $967 this month, and $11,600 annually, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) April Transit Savings Report.

Delaware Safety and Homeland Security Utilizes Technology Solution to Enhance School Security Planning Statewide

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:37pm
Governor Markell and Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Secretary Lewis D. Schiliro marked the next step in the statewide school safety planning process that will involve the development of a web-based portal to serve as a repository for all Delaware public school safety plans.

April 27 Open House at Laurel Boys & Girls Club Highlights Global Youth Service Day in Delaware

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 11:01am
An open house at the Laurel Boys & Girls Club on April 27 will highlight Global Youth Service Day in Delaware and offer the public a chance to see improvements to the club and to volunteer for additional projects.

National Drug Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013 Delaware Announces Prescription Drug Recommendations

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 11:01am
The Lt. Governor joined the Department of Health and Social Services, Department of State, Medical Society of Delaware, and the DEA in Dover yesterday to announce the bi-annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27,2013 and the state's policy and program recommendations for combating prescription drug abuse.

Forest Service Announces Arbor Day School Poster Contest Winners

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 9:00am
This year's statewide winner is Stephen Venable of Milford's Honor Academy, who will be recognized along with winners from each county by Governor Jack A. Markell at the Delaware Arbor Day Ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at 11 a.m.,

Six Delaware Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholars Semifinalists

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 9:00am
From nearly 3.2 million graduating high school seniors, about 3,900 students were identified as candidates for the program and about 550 have been named semifinalists. Up to 141 students will be chosen as 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students.

DNREC Now Accepting Grant Proposals for Wastewater and Surface Water Project Planning

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 2:57pm
DOVER (April 23, 2013) - The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Watershed Stewardship are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning.

Delaware Goes to War at Cape Henlopen State Park

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 2:10pm
LEWES (April 23, 2013) - On Saturday, April 27,from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Cape Henlopen State Park will be hosting the annual Delaware Goes to War Re-Enactment at the Fort Miles Historic Area.

Plan Would Strengthen Teacher Preparation

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 3:36am
Governor Jack Markell announced measures to strengthen licensure requirements for prospective teachers while improving teaching training and better tracking data on teacher preparation programs.

DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife Seeks Volunteer Bat Spotters

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:00pm
The Delaware Bat Count is a statewide research study of bat populations, breeding activity and the overall health of the bats that inhabit our state. The bat program is always looking for reports of new bat colonies.

Sixty Firefighters Get Hands-On Wildfire Training at Fire Camp

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:00pm
Sixty volunteer firefighters attended the Delaware Forest Service's 18th Annual Fire Camp on Saturday April 20 at Blackbird State Forest - an intensive one-day training session that tested their physical stamina and mental preparation and culminated with a hands-on "live-burn" fire simulation.

Work Zones, Not the Place To Race / Celebrate Work Zone Safety Awareness with NASCAR Driver Martin Truex, Jr.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:00pm
Dover -- WHAT: In observance of National Work Zone Safety Awareness NASCAR Stock car Driver Martin Truex Jr., DelDOT's spokesperson for Work Zone Safety Awareness, will be coming to the Christiana Mall, Tuesday, April 30. Come and get your picture taken with Martin and have him autograph your favorite NASCAR item. WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, April 30, at 12 Noon, in the parking lot of Christiana Mall.