- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-05-16T18:25:23.841Z
Part of DNREC's mission is to inform and educate the public on natural, historical, and cultural resources in Delaware, as well as interact with communities and stakeholders to address environmental policies and regulations.
- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-05-15T18:31:18.807Z
Delaware's beaches are a major draw in the summertime for people who live in the surrounding areas for vacation and recreational opportunities.
- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-04-04T17:45:52.637Z
Aside from providing scenic vistas, serving recreational purposes, and fueling Delaware's ecotourism economy, wetlands have many other important functions. They clean and replenish our drinking waters, provide habitat and food for wildlife, absorb floodwaters, and protect our coasts from storm damage and sea level rise.
- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-04-04T18:31:16.795Z
Although wetlands provide important ecosystem services, wetland management programs must compete with many other important issues for attention and funding from local stakeholders and decision-makers. Economic studies are often conducted to relay the value of services and resources provided by natural systems in dollar amounts.
- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-05-16T18:17:40.177Z
A major part of DNREC's mission is to provide educational opportunities to students on the historical, cultural, and natural significance of the environment. Creating a better understanding of the natural environment can inspire stewardship as well as protection and preservation of our historical and natural resources.
- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-08-19T17:44:14.873Z
DNREC works to protect and enhance eroding beaches to enable continued protective and recreational use through science-based dune and beach management practices, such as: nourishing eroding beaches, planting beach grass to promote dune growth, and fencing dunes to protect them from pedestrian traffic.
- API perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 2019-05-14T12:45:59.515Z
Recognizing public health, the environment, and the economy as key components in finding solutions to air pollution, DNREC has made significant progress in adopting effective and publicly-acceptable plans for emissions reductions at the lowest costs to the regulated community.