Welcome to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control website, and online information that will help you find your way around the agency and familiarize you with it. Whether you are an angler looking for an update on fishing regulations, a student doing a report on water pollution, a nature lover seeking a new state park to visit, or simply a citizen who wants to find out what DNREC is doing to manage and conserve the natural resources of Delaware for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations, you should be able to discover what you are looking for through the website.
Navigating the DNREC site has been made as easy as possible, but we are interested in your suggestions that might help improve the web site. Please take time to browse. The more you know and understand about DNREC, the better we will be able to to serve your needs. Public support is important to our success and greatly appreciated.
Protecting and Conserving Delaware's Good Nature
It's the mission of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to protect and manage the state's vital natural resources, protect public health and safety, provide quality outdoor recreation and to serve and educate the citizens of the First State about the wise use, conservation and enhancement of Delaware's Environment.
DNREC's Vision, Mission and Values