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February 2014

DNREC … The Point Will Close March 1st

The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park to close for 2014 beachnesting season   DNREC .... LEWES (Feb. 25, 2014) 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 Saturday, March 1, for the benefit of piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns…
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Beach Clean Up And Fishing Report

Saturday we had twenty five people come out for the first of many DSF beach cleanups for this year.  I want to thank everyone who showed, you all did a great job, and I am proud of you!!  We cleared over five hundred pounds of trash from the point beach in Cape Henlopen state park.  We cleaned the point first and then moved south towards the…
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DNREC seeks volunteers for osprey monitoring project

DNREC seeks volunteers for osprey monitoring project Division of Fish and Wildlife to hold orientation March 1 and 2   DOVER (Feb. 21, 2014) – The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife is seeking volunteers to help monitor the state’s osprey population. These majestic raptors with their distinctive stick-built nests on tall poles or…
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Beach Cleanup Schedule

Not long ago I told you we were getting together on weekends for beach clean ups, and I had to await approval from the State Parks.  Well now we are good to go and approved.  Starting this Saturday the 22nd of February at 9 a.m. we will meet at the point in Cape Henlopen State park.  That is the drive on entrance just below the weather station.…
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DNREC … Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework

Public Listening Session on Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework set for Feb. 27 in Lewes Public invited to provide input   LEWES, Del (Feb. 18, 2014) – The Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body (MidA RPB) invites the public to provide input on the Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework by participating in a…
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DNREC … volunteers needed for beach grass planting

More volunteers needed for beach grass planting at Delaware Seashore State Park on March 22 Registration due by March 19 SUSSEX COUNTY (Feb. 17, 2014) – More volunteers are needed at Delaware Seashore State Park for Delaware’s annual beach grass planting event set for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 22. The event, now in its 25th…
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Meetings, meetings, and crazy weather!

Well it has been a long week of rain, snow, snow, rain, and then we had a thunder snow/rain.  Winds have been ridiculous and the last storm was a fun little Nor'easter.  Now we are back to calm stirred up seas and it is a beach comber's delight out there in the sand box.  I have been busy organizing and attending meetings of all kinds, I…
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Coastal Conservation Association organizational meeting

In the past couple of months I have speaking with Tony Friedrich, several other CCA members, and a few friends of mine.  We decided it is time to start a CCA chapter in Delaware.  Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend.  We are just getting started and will be able to answer questions at this meeting next Monday night on the 17th.  I hope to see…
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