Municipalities and homeowner groups are invited to apply for up to $5,000 in matching funds from the Delaware Forest Service for a planned community tree project. Deadline is July 15, 2010.
The Department of Agriculture, the Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association and the University of Delaware have teamed up to develop a Native Plant Nurseries List.
Go to the Department of Agriculture website (www.dda.delaware.gov) and click on Local Asparagus under Hot Topics to find a nearby on-farm market or grower of asparagus.
The report details the 2009 accomplishments of the Delaware Nutrient Management Program.
Charter School of Wilmington Team "A" Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition
Dover (April 25, 2013) - Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.
LEWES (April 25, 2013) - The public is invited to take a hike in the park. On Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m., naturalists will guide a hike through the Salt Marsh to search for plants and animals working together to survive and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the marsh. The hike is designed for adults and children over seven. The hike will begin at the Biden Center in the park.
LEWES (April 25, 2013) - Parents are invited to bring their three to five-year-olds to the Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park on Thursday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. for their monthly Guppy Club program.
DOVER (April 25, 2013) - DNREC's TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines.
Washington, DC -- Riding public transportation in the Philly Area saves individuals $11,600 a year Washington, D.C. While flowers and green grass is bursting all around us, your wallet will also be full of green if you take public transportation. Even with gas prices dropping in the month of April, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving in the Philly area can save, on average, more than $967 this month, and $11,600 annually, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) April Transit Savings Report.
Delaware Safety and Homeland Security Utilizes Technology Solution to Enhance School Security Planning Statewide
Governor Markell and Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Secretary Lewis D. Schiliro marked the next step in the statewide school safety planning process that will involve the development of a web-based portal to serve as a repository for all Delaware public school safety plans.
An open house at the Laurel Boys & Girls Club on April 27 will highlight Global Youth Service Day in Delaware and offer the public a chance to see improvements to the club and to volunteer for additional projects.
The Lt. Governor joined the Department of Health and Social Services, Department of State, Medical Society of Delaware, and the DEA in Dover yesterday to announce the bi-annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27,2013 and the state's policy and program recommendations for combating prescription drug abuse.
This year's statewide winner is Stephen Venable of Milford's Honor Academy, who will be recognized along with winners from each county by Governor Jack A. Markell at the Delaware Arbor Day Ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at 11 a.m.,
From nearly 3.2 million graduating high school seniors, about 3,900 students were identified as candidates for the program and about 550 have been named semifinalists. Up to 141 students will be chosen as 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students.
DOVER (April 23, 2013) - The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Watershed Stewardship are now accepting project proposals from state, county and municipal governments and governmental subdivisions for matching grants for wastewater and surface water project planning.
LEWES (April 23, 2013) - On Saturday, April 27,from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Cape Henlopen State Park will be hosting the annual Delaware Goes to War Re-Enactment at the Fort Miles Historic Area.
Governor Jack Markell announced measures to strengthen licensure requirements for prospective teachers while improving teaching training and better tracking data on teacher preparation programs.
The Delaware Bat Count is a statewide research study of bat populations, breeding activity and the overall health of the bats that inhabit our state. The bat program is always looking for reports of new bat colonies.
Sixty volunteer firefighters attended the Delaware Forest Service's 18th Annual Fire Camp on Saturday April 20 at Blackbird State Forest - an intensive one-day training session that tested their physical stamina and mental preparation and culminated with a hands-on "live-burn" fire simulation.
Work Zones, Not the Place To Race / Celebrate Work Zone Safety Awareness with NASCAR Driver Martin Truex, Jr.
Dover -- WHAT: In observance of National Work Zone Safety Awareness NASCAR Stock car Driver Martin Truex Jr., DelDOT's spokesperson for Work Zone Safety Awareness, will be coming to the Christiana Mall, Tuesday, April 30. Come and get your picture taken with Martin and have him autograph your favorite NASCAR item. WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, April 30, at 12 Noon, in the parking lot of Christiana Mall.