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DOVER – Delaware lawmakers added to the infrastructure needed to secure off-shore wind energy on the last day of the legislative session. Touted as a highlight of the 152nd General … more
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The  University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science  (UMCES) released its annual report card on July 9 with the overall Chesapeake Bay earning a grade … more
DOVER — According to global wildlife tracking nonprofit OCEARCH, Marie, a 300lb. female loggerhead sea turtle tagged in Juno Beach Fla., in April 2024 as she laid eggs, has made her way … more
This summer, Delaware Sea Grant will host several crab trap checks for recreational crabbers working the state’s inland bays. more
The Rehoboth Beach Patrol has confirmed that the three species of jellyfish and one close cousin common along Delaware’s coast have arrived earlier than usual this year. more
DOVER — The National Weather Service warns heat index, or “feels like” temperatures in Kent and inland Sussex counties in Delaware, and Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot and Caroline … more
PRESTON — ShoreRivers and the Town of Preston teamed up to enhance James T. Wright Memorial Park by implementing stormwater and conservation improvements, all while beautifying the area. This … more
CAMBRIDGE - A day to legally discard household hazardous waste items will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Beulah Landfill, 6815 East New Market Ellwood Road, Hurlock. There is no … more
WASHINGTON — FEMA on Wednesday announced that 93 local communities, tribes and territories across all 10 FEMA regions will receive non-financial Direct Technical Assistance  to help build … more
Effective until 8 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service has declared a heat advisory for the whole of Delaware. The heat index is expected to reach and sustain more than 100 degrees, especially in urban areas, forecasters said. more
DOVER — The Delaware State Fire Marshal issued an advisory against consumer-grade firework use this year for safety reasons, and because the recent heat wave has left lots of thirsty vegetation … more
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a joint virtual public hearing Tuesday at 6 p.m. on multiple permit applications and authorization requests by wind energy developer US Wind. more
ANNAPOLIS — On June 25, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission by a 5-4 vote repealed the longtime prohibition on dredging for blue crabs during the winter near the mouth of the Chesapeake … more
HORN POINT — A research team at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) Horn Point Laboratory will partner with the City of Cambridge to build and monitor a … more
With Delaware hunting licenses going on sale this week, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has announced that the 2024/2025 Delaware Hunting & Trapping guide is available from license agents; from the department’s office, 89 Kings Highway, Dover; and via eregulations.com/delaware/hunting. more
On July 14 at 7 p.m., the Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute’s stranding team will set out to the Harbor of Refuge in search of dolphins and other wildlife. more
The Department of the Interior announced Friday that it would hold a central Atlantic offshore wind energy lease auction by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Aug. 14. more
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued a reminder to those planning to surf fish on Delaware beaches that reservations are required during summer weekends and on holidays. more
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has extended the nomination deadline for its 2024 Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards until 4:30 p.m. July 5. more
ANNAPOLIS — In the late 2000s, Chesapeake Bay blue crabs were in dire shape. The population fell by 63% percent between 1990 and 2008, and there was a decade of accompanying record-low … more
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