Milford-Area Public Ponds to be Treated for Hydrilla


Next week, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will begin treating several public ponds in the Milford area for the invasive aquatic weed, hydrilla. This is a non-native plant that can choke ponds and other waterways – crowding out beneficial plant species as well as preventing fishing and boating access. The ponds to be treated…

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Relief Help Available For Del. Fisheries-Related Businesses Impacted By Pandemic


Delaware’s fishery-related businesses that were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for relief funding through the Consolidated Appropriations Act. According to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources, commercial fishing businesses, shellfish aquaculture specialists, for-hire recreational fishing operations, seafood dealers and processors may qualify for funding. They must show a revenue decline of more…

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More Hunting, Trapping Seasons Open In Del. This Month


December brings more opportunities for hunting and trapping seasons in The First State. The state’s third duck hunting season starts Friday and lasts through January 31st. Antlerless deer may be hunted between Saturday December 11th and Sunday December 19th. Hunters are encouraged to harvest does to help manage the size of Delaware’s deer population. The…

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