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.
Contains information about toxic chemicals in Delaware. It is based on annual reports from facilities that use or manufacture those chemicals. DNREC publishes annual state Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reports and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes national TRI reports. Annual reports are published at the end of each calendar year and cover the previous calendar year.
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.