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The Wildlife Section manages nearly 50,000 acres of land in Delaware - land that provides habitat for a multitude of wild plants, animals, insects and rare species of all kinds.This web page directs you to specific information: from hunting licenses, seasons and other game-related information, to key wildlife and habitat conservation and education initiatives, like the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program and the Delaware Shorebird Monitoring Project, among many others.
Attention Hunters, Anglers, and Outdoor Enthusiasts
People entering Delaware from out of state must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days before engaging in fishing, hunting, or golf, and before visiting state parks and wildlife areas or using boat ramps. The self-quarantine must begin at the time of entry into Delaware. Find more information on DNREC's coronavirus response. Visit de.gov/coronavirus for statewide information and updates.
Information for hunters
- Please click on the image below to be taken to the Hunter & Trapper Registration System
- Please click on the image below to learn more about Wildlife Program services and funding
Habitat and wildlife management: