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NEW JERSEY FOREST FIRE SERVICE TO CELEBRATE 75TH BIRTHDAY OF SMOKEY BEAR

WITH BIG BASH AT LIBERTY STATE PARK IN JERSEY CITY (TRENTON)(Gloucestercitynews.net) - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will fete the nation's most famous bear on Saturday, Aug. 10, with a daylong celebration to teach children and remind the public of the many ways they can help prevent wildfires, Department... Read more →


PFAS Chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory have been found in four wells near base

DOVER (July 14, 2019) – The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 1-7

Reminder for the week: Boating education requirements in Delaware DOVER (July 12, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs are Plentiful; Razor Clams Best Bait

By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources July 10, 2019 Brothers Andrew, Nikolaus and Nathan Vogel enjoyed some crabbing off their grandparents’ dock on Rock Creek in Pasadena, and pose with a jumbo 8.5-inch crab. Photo by Josh Vogel Few things in Maryland speak of summer more than... Read more →


Public Invited to White Clay Creek State Park Open House

DOVER (July 10, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)– DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has created a draft master plan for White Clay Creek State Park, and will host an open house for the public to provide comments and ask questions. The open house will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 30,... Read more →


Home Country: Duckworth Goes to the Dog Show

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2019)-- “I took Duckworth to the dog show up in the city last weekend,” Dud said. Slim Randles (CNBNews file photo) The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank and philosophy counter just looked at him. Doc put it... Read more →


Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center Open House July 13

Renovated rifle/pistol range and other sport shooting opportunities featured NEW CASTLE (July 8, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will hold an open house from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, July 13, to mark the official reopening of the recently-renovated rifle/pistol range at the Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center,... Read more →


Delaware Announces Closure of 2019 Horseshoe Crab Commercial Fishery

2019 horseshoe crab harvest quota reached, dredge fishery lottery cancelled DOVER (July 8, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that Delaware’s 2019 commercial harvest quota of 159,211 male horseshoe crabs has been met, and that the horseshoe crab fishery closed at 12:01 a.m., Monday, July 8... Read more →


NJ Outdoor Alliance: Hunters, trappers, legal gun owners are under attack in NJ

Trenton –(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)-- The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance on Friday released a statement condemning recent attempts to change firearms ID card regulations in the state as little more than the continued bullying and scapegoating of law-abiding gun owners. “The notion that this legislation will make an impact on anyone... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: White Perch Plentiful in the Upper Bay; Best Crabbing in the Lower Bay

July 3, 2019 This confident angler among the larger boats reminded fishing report author Keith Lockwood of an old verse. Photo by Keith Lockwood By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources (Chesapeake MD)Anyone who has ventured to the Bay Bridge in the past few weeks knows you will... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News: Delaware Resident Pleads Guilty to Deer Poaching Crimes

DOVER (July 7, 2019) – A Frankford man who was arrested Jan. 21 by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on multiple deer poaching violations and a felony criminal charge near Millville recently entered a guilty plea during his pre-trial hearing in Sussex County Superior Court. Paul E. Daisey,... Read more →


CNBNews Hunting Fishing Pennsylvania: Apply Now for Elk License

*Reminder* to apply for your elk license when you purchase your hunting license. You can apply for the elk lottery at any license vendor when you purchase your hunting license or online here. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2019. How To Submit Your Pennsylvania Whitetail Antlerless License Application Antlerless... Read more →


Home Country: Independence Day

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet The annual Fourth of July picnic was a celebration of time and freedom. We’d all watched the parade, earlier, because that’s what you do on the Fourth, and we believe in it. Our parade features Scout troops in uniform, the high school band, floats with pretty... Read more →


2019/20 Delaware Hunting & Trapping guide

Hunting and trapping licenses, waterfowl stamps on sale now DOVER (July 2, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that the 2019/20 Delaware Hunting & Trapping guide is now available at participating license agents throughout the state, at the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s licensing desk in... Read more →


Species of Carnivorous Plant Found in Maryland

Dwarf Sundew Expands its Range North Photo by Chase Howard Botanists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy recently confirmed the discovery of a new plant species in Maryland — the dwarf sundew (Drosera brevifolia). Local volunteer botanist Chase Howard discovered and reported the plant growing... Read more →


Maryland Teens Face Animal Cruelty Charges over Video

Police Say Duo Taunted Injured Deer A 19-year-old Allegany County woman and a juvenile face animal cruelty charges over a social media video showing them taunting and throwing objects at a deer that was immobilized with two broken legs. Maryland Natural Resources Police were notified May 23 of a Snapchat... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Study Reinforces What We Already Know: Criminals Don’t Follow the Law

JUNE 2019 SOURCE NRA-ILA The state of Illinois holds a B+ rating from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (the highest rating given is an A). Gun control advocates would have you believe this means it should be a relatively safe place. Yet Illinois’ largest city, Chicago, has... Read more →


Another NJ2AS Legal Victory! Victorious in Final Phase of OPRA Lawsuit!

Posted by Alexander Roubian 801sc on June 28, 2019 · Today, NJ2AS received Judge Hurd's order denying NJ's motion for summary judgement, granting NJ2AS' motion for summary judgement, and subsequently ordering the State of NJ to provide NJ2AS with unredacted copies of Attachments A, B and C to the 2005... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Police Blotter June 17-23

Reminder for the week: Observe safety precautions when towing water skiers, tubers, and knee-boarders DOVER Delaware (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 28, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Living in La-La Land: Joe Biden’s Alternative Reality

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019 SOURCE NRA-ILA Anti-gun folks typically characterize their gun control restrictions as “common sense” and “responsible,” regardless of how poorly grounded in reality these “solutions” tend to be, or how little their proponents understand what these measures will do (like the gun control supporters at one event... Read more →


Delaware Hunters harvested 564 wild turkeys during 2019 season

Turkey hunter Kimberly Pokoiski with a gobbler taken at the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Midlands Wildlife Area. The photo, titled “My Pride and Joy,” was taken by Paul Skibicki of St. Georges and won an honorable mention award in the 2018/19 Delaware hunting photo contest. DOVER (June 28, 2019)... Read more →


Seaford angler CHARGED with landing a prohibited shark species

SANDBAR SHARKS-Distributed in tropical and subtropical waters around the world. It reaches 2.5 meters in length. The genus Carcharhinus has many other sharks that look similar to this species, however the first dorsal fin of the sandbar sharks is much larger than in other species making it easy to identify.... Read more →