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DNREC reminds Delawareans and visitors alike to take advantage of free admission on ‘Delaware State Parks Day’ June 5, 2016

June 1, 2016
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With Governor Jack Markell having proclaimed Sunday, June 5, 2016 as “Delaware State Parks Day,” DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds Delawareans and visitors alike that admission is free that day to most parks comprising the Delaware State Parks system, which garnered the 2016 Gold Medal Award as the nation’s best-managed...
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‘Mighty Mo’s’ big gun moved to permanent resting place at historic Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park

May 20, 2016
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL 16-inch gun which fired 2,700-pound shells was mounted on USS Missouri when Japan surrendered on Sept. 2, 1945 to end the Second World War LEWES (May 20, 2016) After wartime service in the Pacific aboard the storied “Mighty Mo” – the battleship USS Missouri – one...
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Open house on proposed Tri-Valley Trail in White Clay Creek State Park will be held April 4, 2016

March 30, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host a public open house on the proposed Tri-Valley Trail in the Possum Hill Area of White Clay Creek State Park. The Open House will be held 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 4, 2015 at the Deerfield Golf and Tennis Club, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark,...
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Adkins Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camps Begin June 13, 2016

March 18, 2016
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Summer belongs to children! For more than a decade, families and children have grown with Adkins Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camps. The camps provide extraordinary ways for children to enjoy summer the old-fashioned way—outdoors.
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Open house on Cape Henlopen State Park campground renovation will be held on March 2, 20161

March 15, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host a public open house to review renovation plans for the Cape Henlopen State Park campground. The open house will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the park’s Officer’s Club/Youth Camp 3,15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958.
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It’s fee season in Delaware State Parks

March 3, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation reminds visitors to Delaware’s state parks that entrance fees are being collected through November 30, 2016.
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The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park to close for 2016 beachnesting season

February 25, 2016
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The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will close beginning Tuesday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns and other species.
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Nearly 3,500 Acres on Eastern Shore Added to Chesapeake Forest Land

February 10, 2016
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In one of the largest acquisitions of its kind, the Board of Public Works today approved funding to secure 3,486 acres of prime forest land on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore for economic, environmental and recreation purposes. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will manage the property as part of its Chesapeake Forest Lands, helping...
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All Delaware State Parks free on Black Friday

November 23, 2015
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DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is making it easy to join them by waiving daily entrance fees at all state parks on Black Friday, Nov. 27, 2015.
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Killens Pond State Park named top attraction by Kent County Delaware Tourism

November 12, 2015
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Killens Pond State Park, administered by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, was named the “Attraction of the Year” in Delaware’s middle county last week when Kent County Tourism held a celebration marking 25 years of the “Best of Kent County.”
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