Public Hearing: Proposed Wildlife Regulations Revisions

Division of Fish and Wildlife

Published: Nov. 1, 2023
Comments Due: Jan. 12, 2024

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Fish and Wildlife will conduct a public hearing to consider comments from the public on proposed revisions to 7 DE Admin. Code 3900: Wildlife.

The division proposes to make changes to 19 subsections of the regulation that pertain to the management and conservation of wildlife including activities involving hunting, trapping, fishing, nuisance wildlife control work and activities authorized on Division-owned lands. 

The proposed amendments may be inspected online starting November 1, 2023 at or in-person, by appointment only, by contacting Joe Rogerson, by phone at 302-735-3600 or by email at

The virtual public hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The web link to the virtual hearing can be accessed through the DNREC Public Hearings site at If prompted for a Meeting ID, please use: 981 1400 7545 and a Passcode of: 955331. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-305-224-1968 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode noted previously. Closed captioning in over 20 languages, including English and Spanish, is available to attendees via the Zoom platform used for all DNREC Public Hearings.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC public hearings must pre-register no later than noon of the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9001.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Friday, January 12, 2024. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, or by using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the following address:

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901