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Update on Delaware State Parks Reopening and Closures

DOVER (Nov.2, 2012) – As cleanup from Hurricane Sandy continues, here is an update from DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation about Delaware State Parks’ status in the aftermath of the storm:   DELAWARE SEASHORE STATE PARK: Most of the park remains closed due to storm damage and lack of…


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Delaware State Parks Seek Volunteers for Cleanup From Hurricane

DOVER (Nov. 1, 2012) – DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is calling for volunteers to help clean up storm damage from Hurricane Sandy at Delaware State Parks. Volunteers are needed at parks statewide, from Wilmington to the beaches at the seashore state parks, to help remove downed limbs and…


Officials Mark Grand Opening of Auburn Heights Trail

YORKLYN (Aug. 20, 2012) – Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara were joined today by local legislators and the Friends of the Auburn Heights Preserve at the grand opening of the first phase of the new Auburn Heights Trail, where they invited walkers and bicyclists to be the…


Strategic Plan Will Guide Management of Wisconsin State Parks Over Next Five Years

MADISON – A recently completed strategic plan will guide management of the Wisconsin State Parks System over the next five years. It emphasizes park services and amenities that park users and stakeholders told Department of Natural Resources officials they would like to see improved or offered at state parks. Park…


Learn More About Recreating in Arizona’s Great Outdoors

Hands-on workshop will teach the core basics of camping, fishing and hunting  Are you new to Arizona or would you like to learn more about how to participate in the exciting outdoor recreational opportunities that the state has to offer? The Arizona Game and Fish Department is hosting a weekend…


Delaware State Parks and the Delaware State Golf Association Announce the Grand Re-Opening of Garrisons Lake Golf Club

SMYRNA, Del. – Local residents and golfers who have been waiting for the reopening of the 160-acre Garrisons Lake Golf Club will get their wish on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Garrisons Lake will reopen as a public course on that day. The first tee times for the reopening were auctioned…


Catch Fish, Shoot Targets at the Utah State Fair Sept. 4-14

Your kids can catch fish and shoot pellet guns at this year’s Utah State Fair. The two activities are just some of the things your family can enjoy at the historic Division of Wildlife Resources building. Located on the south side of the Utah State Fairpark, the building is close…


Bredesen Awards $11.9 Million in Tennessee Parks and Recreation Grants

87 LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION FUND AND RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM GRANTS ANNOUNCED TODAY Nashville, Tenn. – Governor Phil Bredesen and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke today announced more than $11.9 million in parks and recreation grants will be awarded to recipients across Tennessee. The announcement includes nearly $9.7 million…


Sleepy Hollow State Park Partners with the Lansing Parks and Recreation Department to Offer Outdoor Recreation Experiences

Sleepy Hollow State Park has partnered with the Lansing Parks and Recreation Department to provide universally accessible nature experiences for people of all ages, the Department of Natural Resources announced today. Throughout July and August, any youth or adult who signs up for the “Therapeutic Recreation Program” will have the…


Minnesota State Parks Responds to Studies That Show Camping Does Not Come ‘Naturally’ To Some

When focus group participants were asked to name some things that kept them from going camping, many said they simply didn’t know how to camp. The focus group sessions were conducted last year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Parks and Recreation. “This came as somewhat…