The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is inviting the public to learn more about water-quality monitoring, marine debris work and other ongoing research in the bays at an upcoming Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting hosted as an online video conference from 9 a.m. …

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This year, for the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach-nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list. DNREC’s piping plover monitoring program tracked 21 nesting piping plover pairs that produced approximately 51 fle…

Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowner’s associations are eligible to submit project proposals to be considered for matching grant funds from DNREC’s Community Water Quality Improvement Grants program. Proposals must be received by 4:…

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program at the University of Delaware is inviting people interested in learning more about coastal scientific research and how Sea Grant engages with the community in a meaningful way to join the first-ever virtual Coast Day, taking place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware, with a new round of translocations planned for later this month — a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control, and its state and federal partners.

For 25 years, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays has worked with its partners to protect, preserve and restore the Inland Bays watershed by implementing a Comprehensive Conservation & Management Plan (CCMP). According to the CIB, since the CCMP was originally adopted in 1995, the wa…

A juvenile Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle, the rarest of turtles and listed as “critically endangered,” was rescued by members of MERR Institute on Thursday, Sept. 3, in Fenwick Island.

The Delaware Coastal Cleanup campaign, launched on Sept. 1 by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control, encourages Delawareans and visitors to pick up trash in their neighborhoods and nearby parks, on beaches and along waterways to help “Keep DE Litter Free” (…

Delaware residents may pre-order environmentally beneficial compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices during an online sale sponsored by DNREC. Made available by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances, in conjunction with the Division of Watershed Stewardship, advance pu…

Volunteers are being encouraged to mark their 2020 calendars now for the DNREC-sponsored 33rd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, tentatively planned for 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 12, with signup for large volunteer groups beginning in July, and overall volunteer registration opening in A…

The annual Blue Crab Advisory Report, released by the Chesapeake Bay Program and developed by the Chesapeake Bay Stock Assessment Committee, recently found that the overall Chesapeake Bay blue crab population is not being overfished and is not depleted. The blue crab population in the bay — …

An update to the state’s building energy codes that took effect this month will help reduce long-term costs to consumers while also decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in Delaware.

Who would have thought that digging a pond could be so good for other waterways? Construction began in March on a large stormwater treatment facility along Coastal Highway (Route 1) near Bethany Beach. A chunk of asphalt roadway is being reconfigured and replaced with a pond, wetlands and na…

The Skipjack wind-farm project, which has met with opposition from coastal residents since it was announced last October, recently announced that federal permitting issues will cause a one-year delay in the project’s expected completion date.

The theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Week was climate change, an issue that concerns most Delawareans, according to a report commissioned by DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy. The report found 77 percent of Delawareans see climate change as a serious threat that will har…

Earth Day 2020 is looking a lot different than it does in most years. While the day is often full of festivals, this 50th anniversary is quieter and possibly more natural than ever.

Coastal Point Photos • Laura Walter: It's not really a ground-breaking event without dignitaries, officials and volunteers chipping in to get things started, and things got started in a major fashion at the Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek.

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“Yesterday, he was still standing there, proud and tall,” Lisa Daisey recalled on Tuesday. “I said, ‘Tomorrow morning, I'm going to make it happen.'”

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Well, kick back and strap in ... it's about to get bumpy as we journey forth into the odd, compelling and obtuse.

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“Dude, hit a deer with my car. Call me when you get this. I need to take a shower. Smell like deer.”

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Life moves fast. That statement's probably right up there with water is wet, Mark Hardt is loud and Dr. Phil always takes the woman's side, but it's a stone-cold fact.