Beaches

DNREC invites public input at October 5, 2017 ocean planning workshop in Bethany Beach

September 25, 2017
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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites ocean recreational users to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Non-Consumptive Recreation Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the South Coastal Public Library at Bethany Beach, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930.
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Stretches of ocean beach to reopen at DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park

August 30, 2017
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DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point, and beachfront along the ocean side of The Point on Cape Henlopen, will reopen Sept. 1, following the conclusion of beachnesting bird season. The beach is now accessible for fall...
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Changes in lifeguard hours at Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island state parks announced

August 17, 2017
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Beginning Monday, August 21 through Friday, August 25, 2017 Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road will be unguarded. Beginning Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1, 2017 Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road and Fenwick Island State Park’s Fenwick Lot will be unguarded. Weekends will be guarded at both locations.
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Ocean City Death ruled as an Accidental Death

August 2, 2017
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The Ocean City Police Department has been provided an official ruling in the death investigation that began on Monday, July 31. The victim, Ashley O’Connor, 30, of Plano, Texas, was found on the beach in the early morning hours in the area of 2nd Street.
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DNREC reports nine piping plover pairs incubating nests at Cape Henlopen’s Point and Fowler Beach

May 25, 2017
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With summer just around the corner, beachnesting birds are in full breeding mode, with piping plover and American oystercatcher nests increasing their Delaware numbers and least terns making nest scrapes, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today.
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Training for volunteer beachnesting bird monitors set for May 13, 2017

May 3, 2017
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Volunteers who want to help protect Delaware’s endangered piping plovers and other beachnesting birds are invited to join DNREC’s monitoring team and attend a training session held by the Division of Fish & Wildlife from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Biden Environmental Training Center, 15099 Cape Henlopen...
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Funds Available to Preserve and Revitalize Working Waterfronts in Maryland

May 2, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now seeking proposals from local governments looking to invigorate their coastal communities and waterfront economies.
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Additional closure needed to assist beachnesters at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

April 13, 2017
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On March 1, 2017 the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park was closed for migratory and beach nesting shorebirds.The closed sections, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, were marked with PVC poles and twine with flagging for visibility.
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Sretches of ocean beach reopened at Cape Henlopen State Park as piping plover nesting season concludes with 13 fledglings this year

September 1, 2016
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DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point and beachfront along the oceanside of The Point on Cape Henlopen have now reopened following the end of a piping plover nesting season that produced 13 plover fledglings in Delaware.
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Cove Road Beach Advisory

August 18, 2016
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Cove Road Beach is currently under an advisory due to elevated bacteria levels. These elevated levels are typically seen after prolonged periods of heavy rainfall.
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