Database of Notices of Intent (NOI) to apply for coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for storm water discharges associated with construction activity. A record of planned construction activities that might cause storm water discharges.
In 1978, the State of Delaware enacted the Natural Areas Preservation System (7 Del. Code, Chapter 73) for the purpose of establishing an inventory of natural areas statewide and a system of nature preserves. A "natural area" as defined by the law is an "area of land or water, or of both land and water, whether in public or private ownership, which either retains or has reestablished its natural character (although it need not be undisturbed), or has unusual flora or fauna, or has biotic, geological, scenic or archaeological features of scientific or educational value. This data set depicts the current Natural Areas as identified by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
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.