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DOVER — Kent County property owners whose land includes ponds or stormwater basins may enroll in the county’s Stormwater Maintenance District program. more
The effects of climate change include changes to the insurance industry, and in an effort to access those changes, Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the state’s participation in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey. more
HARRINGTON — At the Delaware State Fair, Gov. John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored three Delaware students as DNREC’s Young Environmentalists of the Year for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources. more
DOVER — Delaware nonprofits, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowners associations are invited to submit proposals for grants to improve water quality. more
In its 25th consecutive round of easement selections, the Delaware AgLands Preservation Program has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres of farmland. more
DOVER — Todd Davis, environmental program manager for the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Noxious Weed and Seed Lab, warns residents that it is not a good idea right now to cut … more
DOVER — City Council has paused plans to remove 75 mature trees on North Bradford Street in favor of giving property owners whose houses may be affected the opportunity to weigh in. more
Delaware recently passed legislation placing further restrictions on the usage of single-use plastic bags. Since initially passing House Bill 130 in 2019, which banned the usage and distribution … more
DOVER — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing up to $17 million for conservation partners to help protect and restore critical wetlands on agricultural lands through the Wetland … more
More than 50 songbirds in Delaware have been reported dead by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Birds across at least six mid-Atlantic and central states appear to have … more
This summer is already the hottest on record across the globe. It may also be the coldest summer for many years to come. A three-month forecast published in mid-June from the National Oceanic … more
DOVER — With automakers expanding their lines of electric vehicles, and as more state residents transition to clean transportation alternatives, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is extending its Clean Transportation Incentive Program through June 30, 2022. more
DOVER — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s online magazine, Outdoor Delaware, earned a first-place award in the National Federation of Press Women awards … more
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar on Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule … more
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Center for Horticulture and the Food Bank of Delaware announced they will once again be partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for its Harvest initiative, a collective action focused on increasing food production and security by mobilizing individual gardeners, community garden members, schools and institutions to plant crops to share with their communities. more
DOVER — Legislation filed Thursday would close a loophole in Delaware’s ban on plastic bags. more
As Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start to summer approach, several area environmental groups in Delaware and Maryland are keeping their eyes on the water. more
DOVER — Angela Marconi has been named as new director of the Division of Air Quality within the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The Division of Air … more
GEORGETOWN — Americans have cause for optimism as the coronavirus pandemic appears to be waning. But, just as the clouds begin to part on a year-long global health crisis, anticipated sunnier … more
DOVER — Over the next seven days, there will be those times when people get the urge to jump in their cars and head to the beach and nights when they will be looking in their closets for their … more
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