Delaware State Parks campgrounds open for special events

Posted October 24, 2014 By NewsEngine

DOVER – Campsites are still available for special events this weekend in Delaware state parks. Children and families attending the 26th Annual Fantasy Trail at Cape Henlopen will enjoy tent camping under the stars at the park’s very popular campground. The Fantasy Trail features trick-or-treating for candy and toys, with storybook characters, singing, magic and more on Oct. 24 and 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Oct. 26 from 6 to 7:30. Children should come in costume, and the program fee is $5 per person.

A bit further south, the campground at Delaware Seashore State Park in Rehoboth has tent and RV sites available for the weekend. The park is close to free parking and shuttle service for Rehoboth’s 25th Annual Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddlers’ Festival. The festival, hosted by the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, draws visitors from across the nation. More information about the festival is available at beach-fun.com.
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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter

Posted October 24, 2014 By NewsEngine

DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources Police officers between Oct. 14-20 made 4515 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 69 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents responded to 34 complaints and issued 25 citations, five of which were related to increased Fish & Wildlife Enforcement presence at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and associated recreational trail.

An incident of particular note was:
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is looking for a person to help reduce human-bear conflicts in Putnam County and northern areas of Marion and Volusia counties, as well as another person to help in Seminole County.

See the two attachments for details relevant to your area.

Seminole County BearContractorSougwbd-FINAL.docx
Putnam County BearContractorSougwbd-FINAL.docx

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