Delmarva Fox Squirrel Recovery and Species Restoration in Sussex County


During 2022, Delmarva fox squirrels have been relocated to 3 new home areas in Sussex County – Assawoman Wildlife Area, Redden State Forest and Trap Pond State Park. Two other areas with Delmarva fox squirrel populations are Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge and the Nanticoke Wildlife Area. DNREC began translocating Delmarva fox squirrels captured from…

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Funding Comes To Del. State Parks For Campground Upgrades

Photo courtesy of the office of Senator Tom Carper

Campground upgrades are coming to several Delaware State Parks, thanks to funds from the American Rescue Plan Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Program.Senator Tom Carper, D-Del., Delaware Natural Resources Secretary Shawn Garvin as well as U.S. Economic Development Administration Regional Director Linda Cruz Carnall visited Cape Henlopen State Park to announce $3.2-million for enhancements to…

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Nanticoke Wade-In Saturday at Trap Pond State Park


You’re invited to the Nanticoke Wade-In at Trap Pond State Park east of Laurel on Saturday.  DNREC will release the Nanticoke River’s 10-Year report card on the health of the river.  The wade-in is from 10 to 4pm – and there will be free programs for kids and adults, exhibitors – and the “sneaker index”…

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