Environment
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DOVER — State hunters registered a record 17,265 harvested deer with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control during the 2020-21 hunting season. more
FELTON — Along a country road in Felton, construction crews have been at work since November assembling a nearly quarter-mile-long metal footbridge over Killens Pond State Park’s eponymous body of water. more
A local organization is swimming upstream to stem the tide of invasive fish species that have made their homes in Delaware’s waterways. more
MILFORD — Fish from local waters can be surprisingly hard to buy in Delaware, but one Milford angler is bringing his fresh catch directly to the people. more
ANNAPOLIS — The Department of Natural Resources is soliciting public feedback on potential sites to receive substrate and seed for oyster habitat restoration in the Manokin River … more
MILFORD — As the city begins its slow thaw into spring, the Delaware Nature Society is preparing to bring educational, nature-oriented programming to the Mispillion Riverwalk downtown. more
GOLDSBORO — Environmental activists and artists were on the job over the weekend, from Goldsboro and Cambridge to Mexico and Colombia. WorldWide Hope, founded by Cambridge resident Gray … more
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Ørsted, the Danish clean-energy company seeking to land a suitable shore-based interconnect off Delmarva’s coast for its Skipjack Wind Farm, has delayed the time frame for the wind-power project until 2026 — some three years later than originally planned. more
Salisbury, in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust, has awarded $75,000 in grants for environmental projects within the city. Two local organizations are expected to receive funding for … more
DOVER — Kent County-owned Tidbury Pond will not be stocked with trout this spring by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish & Wildlife due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. more
A force main break is causing wastewater to flow into the St. Jones River. The public should avoid contact with the water in the St. Jones at the area of the leak, officials said … more
LEWES — Over Valentine’s Day weekend, some animal guardians gave a local seal much-needed love. more
DOVER — The sunny skies that greeted Delawareans on Wednesday will be a thing of the past Thursday, as increasing clouds will bring a wintry mix of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the state, which is under a hazardous-weather outlook. more
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Natural gas is expected to flow from Eden to Westover as soon as September now that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has a tidal wetlands permit to install an 8-inch pipeline … more
MILLSBORO — The state has given Mountaire Farms of Delaware the green light to begin pollution-control improvements at its Millsboro processing plant, a multimillion project that could be … more
DOVER — State government agencies, county and municipal governments and conservation districts can now submit proposals to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the … more
LEWES, Del. (AP) — Crews are continuing a cleanup operation from an oil spill that affected a significant stretch of coastline in Delaware and Maryland. The response crews have cleared oily … more
The Reedville as it sank about 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 on Reef Site No. 11 (the Redbird Reef). (DNREC photo) INDIAN RIVER — Scuba divers relish the opportunity to search for sunken treasures. … more
DOVER — A Superior Court judge has ordered an Arkansas poultry processing company and two Delaware subsidiaries to pay more than $28,000 in sanctions for repeatedly refusing to provide … more
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