Delaware Public Media


Katie Esposito, courtesy of DNREC

DNREC holds its 30th annual volunteer beach grass planting event Saturday.

Delaware's Division of Fish & Wildlife

The 2019 spring trout season set to start in Delaware this weekend.


The season officially opens Saturday at a pair of downstate ponds.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

State officials developing regulations for new Coastal Zone Act conversion permits are engaging with the public this week.


Jon Hurdle / Delaware Public Media

As rising seas raise more urgent questions about how to defend Delaware’s low-lying shore, environmentalists and state authorities are renewing their advocacy for “living shorelines” as a way of cushioning the impact of higher waters on coastal property and the natural environment.

Courtesy of Mountaire Farms

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources says between 750,000 and 1 million gallons of partially treated wastewater was spilled at Mountaire’s chicken processing facility in Millsboro Wednesday morning and contained onsite.


The State of Delaware is penalizing MEDAL Air Liquide for air pollution.


Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control found the company’s Newport plant released an excess amount of volatile organic compounds.

DNREC/Division of Parks & Recreation

Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council voted Thursday to raise surf fishing permit fees and limit the number of permits issued each year.


Christmas is over. The New Year has been rung in and if you haven’t already, it’s time to take down your Christmas tree. And here's what you can do if that doesn’t mean just packing away an artificial tree.

Additional “No Wake” signs have been installed in the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal southward to Rehoboth Bay.

Courtesy of NOAA

The regulatory appeals period has begun for a FEMA map that determines which properties in New Castle County need flood insurance.