Department of
Natural Resources and
Environmental Control


What's new, what's hot, or at least what we really want you to notice.


That Could (Maybe Should) Include You!

We’re hiring! Join our team and help us protect, preserve and enhance Delaware's natural and cultural resources.


Wetlands Conference Registration is Open!

Register now for the 10th Delaware Wetlands Conference. The conference is set for Feb. 6 and 7 of 2024, in Wilmington.

Info Just for You

Find the information you need, based on who you are and what you do.

Use our collection of topic pages to find information about specific environmental subjects. Or browse our "I am..." pages for information based on your role, your business, or your interests.

I'm a Homeowner

Septic systems, recycling, managing your land, and more

I'm in Business

Permits, regulations, and business assistance

I'm Into the Outdoors

Hunting, fishing, hiking, swimming, camping...

I'm in Government

Grants, partnerships and information for governments

Emergency Numbers

Contact us with questions or concerns.

Environmental Complaints and Emergency Response

Environmental Complaints and Emergency Response

Illegal Hunting and Fishing Complaints

Illegal Hunting and Fishing Complaints

Operation Game Theft

Operation Game Theft

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