DNREC wheelchair trackchair

DNREC’s new all-terrain wheelchair uses caterpillar tracks

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

DNREC on Friday unveiled a new wheelchair that operates with a continuous track, like a military tank, and is designed to handle mud, sand, snow and water. The Action Trackchair, which retails for about $20,000, was acquired with a grant from the Ford Bronco Wild Fund. It is the state’s first all-terrain wheelchair and will be available to the public …

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DNREC Announces Arrival of 2024/25 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

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With new Delaware hunting licenses going on sale this week, DNREC announced the 2024/25 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide is now available in hard copy from license agents throughout the state, at DNREC’s recreational licensing office in the Richardson & Robbins Building at 89 Kings Highway in Dover and in a readily referenced online edition.This post was originally published on …

DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin

DNREC must hold certain in-person hearings, if bill passes

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A bill that would force DNREC to hold public meetings in person and allot at least two hours for public comment on major issues got quite a lot of comment during a hearing Wednesday before being approved. House Bill 434, sponsored by Rich Collins, R-Millsboro, the bill will keep the Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control Department “transparent and citizen friendly” …

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DNREC Reminds Drive-On Surf Anglers Reservations are Required for Fourth of July Holiday

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds those who plan to drive-on surf fish at one of the seven Delaware State Parks multi-use beaches that reservations are required during summer weekends and holidays. Drive-on surf fishing reservations for Thursday, July 4, open Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m. Drive-on reservations for each weekend open weekly beginning Tuesdays …

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DNREC to Treat Two Downstate Public Ponds During June for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

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DNREC will begin the annual treatment of downstate public ponds – Wagamons Pond in Milton and Concord Pond near Seaford – for the foreign invasive aquatic weed hydrilla on Thursday, June 13, weather permitting. Hydrilla is a non-native plant that likely entered the state through the aquarium trade. Uncontrolled hydrilla can choke ponds and other waterways, crowding out beneficial plant …