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Outdoor Delaware cover - Summer 2015 issue. Click here to read it online

Read the new issue of the award-winning Outdoor Delaware, DNREC’s conservation magazine by clicking here or clicking on the adjacent cover image.

In this Issue:

For the Love of Wildlife
By Lane McLaughlin
When well-meaning wildlife watchers “rescue” young animals, wildlife rehabilitators go into action. Here’s what it takes to be a certified wildlife rehabber.

Photo Essay: One Sunrise at a Time
By Marc Westray
Photographer Marc Westray challenged himself to shoot the sunrise at Cape Henlopen State Park every day for one week straight.

Invaders in Our Midst: Plants That Don’t Belong
By Bill Jones and John Clark
Not that long ago, some plants were promoted as great food and cover for wildlife. Today, many of those same plant species are invasive and the target of control efforts to reduce their stronghold

It’s Boating Season: Be Safe
By Captain Drew Aydelotte
As Delawareans launch into another boating season, here are some important facts about boating safety and preparedness.

An Undiscovered Treasure
By Rich Wong
If you stroll along the beaches of Delaware Bay you’ll eventually come across a stout shell that looks like it belongs on a Caribbean beach. It’s actually the former home of the whelk, a.k.a. conch, Delaware’s official state shell.

These and more in the Summer issue of Outdoor Delaware. 

 Also, some favorite articles from past issues:

Turtles in Trouble

Furtive Foxes

A Phoenix Rises in Yorklyn: Reclaiming a Delaware Mill Town 

Sea Level Rise: Delaware’s Rising Tide

Counting Birds

Lost in the Woods

Aliens in Our Midst

Get Outdoor Delaware today!
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                     Outdoor Delaware wins 2014 Delaware Press Association Awards

DNREC’s Outdoor Delaware magazine took several top honors at the 2014 Delaware Press Association (DPA) Communications contest. Held annually, the awards are sponsored by DPA, a member of the National Federation of Press Women, and judged by professional journalists from out of state to ensure impartiality

2014 Delaware Press Association Winners:
1st Place “The Beauty of Cape Henlopen,” Written and Photographed by Kevin Fleming
3rd Place Outdoor Delaware magazine, Beth Shockley, Editor
Honorable Mention: “Delaware’s First Environmentalists” by Josephine Eccel

To see DNREC’s winning videos, click on the YourDNREC YouTube Channel


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Check for these items and more on  Or call 302-739-9902 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. only) for ordering info.

All proceeds directly support Outdoor Delaware – now in its 55th year of publication. Thank you!

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