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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 23-29Date Posted: August 3, 2018
DNREC Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit charges New Castle woman in trash dumping incidentDate Posted: August 3, 2018
Governor Carney Urges EPA to Reconsider Proposal to Freeze Vehicle Emission StandardsDate Posted: August 2, 2018
DNREC produces wetlands report card and management recommendations on the Smyrna River WatershedDate Posted: August 2, 2018
Governor Carney’s Statement on Regulation 225Date Posted: August 2, 2018
DNREC’s Fort Delaware State Park to host second of two annual Civil War-era P.O.W. weekends Aug. 11-12Date Posted: August 2, 2018
State will not move forward with current proposed anti-discrimination regulationDate Posted: August 2, 2018
Delaware’s Water Infrastructure Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, Aug. 15 in DoverDate Posted: August 1, 2018
FY2018 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Public Workshop set for Aug. 22 by DNREC Environmental FinanceDate Posted: August 1, 2018
DNREC launches Environmental Perspectives, a new interactive website featuring data-driven storytellingDate Posted: August 1, 2018
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Dover woman for multiple drug chargesDate Posted: August 1, 2018
Workplace Safety Program Saves Businesses Over $9.8M in Workers’ Comp PremiumsDate Posted: August 1, 2018
2018 state assessment results hold steadyDate Posted: August 1, 2018
Sussex Tech’s Mitchell earns DFA forestry scholarshipDate Posted: August 1, 2018
Delaware Forest Service’s Ashley Melvin earns Gold Smokey AwardDate Posted: July 31, 2018
DNREC’s Auburn Heights Preserve hosts ‘Steamin’ Days’ on the first Sunday of every month through NovemberDate Posted: July 31, 2018
UPDATE: Victim identified from Saturday’s fatal personal watercraft accident in Sussex CountyDate Posted: July 30, 2018
AG Denn Takes Actions To Prevent Distribution of Online Files for 3-D Printed FirearmsDate Posted: July 30, 2018
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigating fatal personal watercraft accident in Sussex CountyDate Posted: July 28, 2018
Felton Man Convicted In Dover Murder CaseDate Posted: July 27, 2018
Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Tuesday, July 31 in Dover to discuss deer seasons and Sunday deer hunting opportunities on public lands (Updated)Date Posted: July 27, 2018
Governor Carney Announces Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame InducteesDate Posted: July 27, 2018
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 16-22Date Posted: July 27, 2018
Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards at Delaware State Fair ceremonyDate Posted: July 26, 2018
Health Care Commission Seeks Applications from Delaware Health Care Providers for One-Time Mini-Grants Related to Payment ReformDate Posted: July 26, 2018
Part of Castle Trail on C&D Canal Conservation Area closed for emergency repairsDate Posted: July 26, 2018
DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s First Saturday invites visitors to explore scienceDate Posted: July 26, 2018
Expanding Access to High-Speed BroadbandDate Posted: July 25, 2018
DHSS Seeks School Supplies, Gift Cards to Support Adopt-A-Student Program’s Goal of Helping Students in NeedDate Posted: July 25, 2018
Fifth Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta, co-sponsored by DNREC’s Reclaim Our River program, set for Aug. 4 in BladesDate Posted: July 25, 2018
Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium selected to partner with The Pew Charitable TrustsDate Posted: July 24, 2018
The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Shelley Koon’s “Wither” PhotographsDate Posted: July 24, 2018
After 14-Month Review, Johns Hopkins Team Releases Major Recommendations for Strengthening Delaware’s Substance Use Disorder Treatment SystemDate Posted: July 24, 2018
Delaware WONDER Expanding Services to Support Delawareans Receiving Food Benefits to Break Barriers, Find JobsDate Posted: July 24, 2018
Adventure film “Jumanji” to be featured at Buena Vista Movie Night on the Lawn on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018Date Posted: July 23, 2018
DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation to hold Aug. 1 open house on roads and trails for White Clay Creek State ParkDate Posted: July 23, 2018
DPH Advises Customers of BroadKiln Beach, PrimeHook Water Companies to Boil Water After Samples Test Positive for E. coli BacteriaDate Posted: July 20, 2018
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 9-15Date Posted: July 20, 2018
Charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Vehicle Death In Various Cases Result in Pleas, Convictions, PrisonDate Posted: July 20, 2018
State champions in sportsmanship winners announcedDate Posted: July 20, 2018
State Fair highlights Delaware’s agriculture industryDate Posted: July 20, 2018
Joint Statement from Governors Carney and Hogan on FERC Grants Rehearing for Cost Allocation on Artificial Island Transmission LineDate Posted: July 19, 2018
Online registration now open to volunteers for 31st annual Delaware Coastal CleanupDate Posted: July 19, 2018
Flag Lowering for Passing of Former Representative Katharine JesterDate Posted: July 19, 2018
Dover Office of Child Support Services to Close July 30-31 to Facilitate Move to New LocationDate Posted: July 19, 2018
‘Small Fry Adventures’ family outing dates announced by DNREC’s Division of Fish & WildlifeDate Posted: July 18, 2018
Delaware Tidal Finfish Advisory Council to meet July 24 in DoverDate Posted: July 18, 2018
Delaware Health Officials Issue Warning for Sussex County after More than Half of Deaths from Suspected Overdoses This Month Have Occurred ThereDate Posted: July 18, 2018
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 12 special events during August 2018Date Posted: July 18, 2018
Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State FairDate Posted: July 18, 2018
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announces temporary closure of Farm Lane BridgeDate Posted: July 18, 2018
Governor Carney, Commissioner Phelps Release Final Report of DOC Special AssistantDate Posted: July 17, 2018
Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, July 25 in NewarkDate Posted: July 16, 2018
DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy announces St. Jones Reserve Visitor Center closed until fall for renovationsDate Posted: July 13, 2018
Witness Intimidation Leads to Lengthy Prison TermDate Posted: July 13, 2018
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 2-8Date Posted: July 13, 2018
State of Delaware Other Postemployment Benefits (OPEB) Fund Trust Schedules of Employer Allocations and OPEB Amounts by Employer – June 30, 2017 and 2016Date Posted: July 13, 2018
DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section announces year’s first finding of West Nile virus in wild birdsDate Posted: July 13, 2018
Delaware students honored by SkillsUSA at national conferenceDate Posted: July 12, 2018
Delaware Department Of Justice and Delaware Police Chiefs Publish Model Policies For Custodial Interrogations and Eyewitness IdentificationsDate Posted: July 12, 2018
DNREC to hold public meeting July 16 on EPA’s proposed denial of Delaware’s Clean Air Act petitions to reduce air pollution originating elsewhere from coming into the stateDate Posted: July 11, 2018
Highmark Requests 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace Rate Increase of 5.7%Date Posted: July 11, 2018
DNREC’s Fort Delaware State Park to host annual Civil War-era P.O.W. weekends in July and AugustDate Posted: July 11, 2018
“An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship” at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 18, 2018Date Posted: July 11, 2018
Delaware Forest Service announces new turkey permit for state forestsDate Posted: July 10, 2018
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Delaware Seashore State Park to host 38th annual Sandcastle Contest July 14Date Posted: July 9, 2018
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Artificial Reef Program benefits from rock removed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during deepening of Delaware River’s navigation channelDate Posted: July 9, 2018
Delaware Cancer Mortality Continues to Decrease; Public Health Releases Annual Cancer ReportDate Posted: July 9, 2018
Boat ramp and parking lot at Holts Landing State Park will be closed July 9 and 10 by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation for final phase of construction upgradesDate Posted: July 9, 2018
North and south entrances to Augustine Boat Ramp to be repaired and repaved beginning July 9Date Posted: July 6, 2018
Store, Bank Robberies Lead To Prison In Separate CasesDate Posted: July 6, 2018
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: June 25-July 1Date Posted: July 6, 2018
DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation to hold July 10 open house on buildings, infrastructure for White Clay Creek State ParkDate Posted: July 5, 2018
Part of Castle Trail on C&D Canal Conservation Area to close for additional repairs July 9Date Posted: July 5, 2018
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces wild turkey hunters harvested 571 birds in 2018Date Posted: July 5, 2018
Delaware wildfire crew headed to ColoradoDate Posted: July 3, 2018
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces arrival of 2018-’19 Delaware Hunting & Trapping GuideDate Posted: July 3, 2018
“Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch” at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on July 14, 2018Date Posted: July 3, 2018
Audience participation program on Alexander Hamilton at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on July 12, 2018Date Posted: July 3, 2018
Delaware HOSA students place at national conferenceDate Posted: July 3, 2018
“Flying colors”: Delaware passes annual aerial forest health “check-up”Date Posted: July 3, 2018
Hall-Long Selected to Help Lead Nation’s Lieutenant Governor’s AssociationDate Posted: July 3, 2018
Deadline approaching for small business owners to apply for downtown Dover programDate Posted: July 3, 2018
Flag lowering for Annapolis shooting victimsDate Posted: July 3, 2018
DPH Provides Fourth of July Food and Pet Safety TipsDate Posted: July 3, 2018
Superior Court dismisses lawsuit against DNREC challenging Delaware’s participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas InitiativeDate Posted: July 3, 2018
Future Delaware STEM professionals honored at student conferenceDate Posted: July 3, 2018
Emergency Sirens To Be TestedDate Posted: July 3, 2018
DPH Advises Residents to Prepare for Dangerously High Temperatures This WeekDate Posted: July 2, 2018
DPH Invites Public Comment on Delaware Statewide Health AssessmentDate Posted: July 2, 2018
Free Events for the Fourth of JulyDate Posted: July 2, 2018
Nominations Open for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer AwardsDate Posted: July 2, 2018
Governor Carney Signs 12-Week Paid Parental Leave Into LawDate Posted: June 30, 2018
Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Budget SmoothingDate Posted: June 30, 2018
Fox in Angola Area Tests Positive for RabiesDate Posted: June 29, 2018
Wilmington Gang Member Faces Prison for 2015 MurderDate Posted: June 29, 2018
Developmental Disabilities Council Special InvestigationDate Posted: June 29, 2018
DNREC invites public to vote online for finalists in first Delaware Watersheds Photo ContestDate Posted: June 29, 2018
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: June 18-24Date Posted: June 29, 2018
Governor Carney Signs Fiscal Year 2019 Budget and Supplemental AppropriationDate Posted: June 28, 2018

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2018

Reminder for the week: Observe safety precautions when towing water skiers, tubers, and knee-boarders
DOVER – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 23-29 made 2,563 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 98 citations. Officers responded to 85 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and Michael N. Castle Trail.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police in the Community
On July 27, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers discussed the role of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers and answered hunting, fishing, and boating questions for kids attending the Brandywine Creek State Park’s summer camp. The campers were then taken on a police boat ride.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Action
Incidents of note:
Citations issued by category, with the number of charges in parentheses, included:
Fisheries Conservation: Recreational: Possession of undersized blue crab (19), unlicensed fishing (4)*, no F.I.N. (2), possession of prohibited shark species (3), unlawful possession of horseshoe crabs (1), unlawful to remove oysters from tributaries (4), trespass to fish (4), and possession of undersized white perch (8)*. Commercial: Improperly marked crab pots (9) and failure to tend crab pots at least one within required 72-hour timeframe (11).
Boating and Boating Safety: Operating an unregistered vessel (1), negligent operation of a vessel (1), failure to observe slow no wake (2), operating a vessel with insufficient number of life jackets (1), no life jacket on a child age 12 or younger as required by law (2), no boating safety certificate (4), and operating a personal watercraft without required life jacket (2).
Public Safety: Leaving the scene of an accident (1), driving with a suspended or revoked license (1), reckless driving (1), operating a motor vehicle at an unreasonable speed (1), possession of drug paraphernalia marijuana related (2), and target shooting on a state wildlife area (2)*.
Other: Trespassing after hours on a state wildlife area (11)* and unattended motor vehicle in a state wildlife area (1).
*Includes citation(s) issued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recognizes and thanks the majority of anglers, hunters and boaters who comply with and support Delaware’s fishing, hunting and boating laws and regulations. Citizens are encouraged to report fish, wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police by calling 302-739-4580. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030 or online at http://de.gov/ogt.
Are you AWARE?Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind boaters of some important safety regulations when towing water skiers, tubers and knee-boarders:
Requires at least three participants – the water skier, the boat operator and a competent observer
Personal watercraft (PWC) used for towing skiers, tubers or knee boarders must have enough seats – minimum of three – to carry the operator, observer and skier.
Recreational water skiers, tubers and knee-boarders must wear lifejackets at all times.
A tow line cannot exceed 75 feet in length.
Observe all “slow-no-wake” areas.
Avoid traveling at unsafe speeds, especially in congested areas.
Observe marked “No Water Skiing” areas, which include all marked swimming areas, Assawoman Canal, Rehoboth-Lewes Canal and portions of Indian River Inlet, Roosevelt Inlet, Whites Creek and the channel through Masseys Landing.
Maintain a safe and reasonable distance from shipping lanes, other vessels, persons and property.
Water skiing is prohibited at night between sunset and sunrise, and within 100 feet of persons in the water, piers, docks, floats, wharfs, vessels anchored or adrift and private or public boat launch ramps.
For more information, please visit the Delaware Boating Safety webpage.
Follow Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/DEFWNRPolice/.
Follow Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on Twitter, https://twitter.com/DE_FW_NRPolice.
Contact: Sgt. Brooke Mitchell, 302-382-7167, or Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9913
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2018

Reminder for the week: Observe safety precautions when towing water skiers, tubers, and knee-boarders
DOVER – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 23-29 made 2,563 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 98 citations. Officers responded to 85 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and Michael N. Castle Trail.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police in the Community
On July 27, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers discussed the role of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers and answered hunting, fishing, and boating questions for kids attending the Brandywine Creek State Park’s summer camp. The campers were then taken on a police boat ride.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Action
Incidents of note:
Citations issued by category, with the number of charges in parentheses, included:
Fisheries Conservation: Recreational: Possession of undersized blue crab (19), unlicensed fishing (4)*, no F.I.N. (2), possession of prohibited shark species (3), unlawful possession of horseshoe crabs (1), unlawful to remove oysters from tributaries (4), trespass to fish (4), and possession of undersized white perch (8)*. Commercial: Improperly marked crab pots (9) and failure to tend crab pots at least one within required 72-hour timeframe (11).
Boating and Boating Safety: Operating an unregistered vessel (1), negligent operation of a vessel (1), failure to observe slow no wake (2), operating a vessel with insufficient number of life jackets (1), no life jacket on a child age 12 or younger as required by law (2), no boating safety certificate (4), and operating a personal watercraft without required life jacket (2).
Public Safety: Leaving the scene of an accident (1), driving with a suspended or revoked license (1), reckless driving (1), operating a motor vehicle at an unreasonable speed (1), possession of drug paraphernalia marijuana related (2), and target shooting on a state wildlife area (2)*.
Other: Trespassing after hours on a state wildlife area (11)* and unattended motor vehicle in a state wildlife area (1).
*Includes citation(s) issued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recognizes and thanks the majority of anglers, hunters and boaters who comply with and support Delaware’s fishing, hunting and boating laws and regulations. Citizens are encouraged to report fish, wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police by calling 302-739-4580. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030 or online at http://de.gov/ogt.
Are you AWARE?Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind boaters of some important safety regulations when towing water skiers, tubers and knee-boarders:
Requires at least three participants – the water skier, the boat operator and a competent observer
Personal watercraft (PWC) used for towing skiers, tubers or knee boarders must have enough seats – minimum of three – to carry the operator, observer and skier.
Recreational water skiers, tubers and knee-boarders must wear lifejackets at all times.
A tow line cannot exceed 75 feet in length.
Observe all “slow-no-wake” areas.
Avoid traveling at unsafe speeds, especially in congested areas.
Observe marked “No Water Skiing” areas, which include all marked swimming areas, Assawoman Canal, Rehoboth-Lewes Canal and portions of Indian River Inlet, Roosevelt Inlet, Whites Creek and the channel through Masseys Landing.
Maintain a safe and reasonable distance from shipping lanes, other vessels, persons and property.
Water skiing is prohibited at night between sunset and sunrise, and within 100 feet of persons in the water, piers, docks, floats, wharfs, vessels anchored or adrift and private or public boat launch ramps.
For more information, please visit the Delaware Boating Safety webpage.
Follow Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/DEFWNRPolice/.
Follow Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on Twitter, https://twitter.com/DE_FW_NRPolice.
Contact: Sgt. Brooke Mitchell, 302-382-7167, or Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9913
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