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Arbor Day Poster Contest

2024 Theme: Trees are Terrific…For Outdoor Adventures! Getting outside is important! When we spend more time outdoors, we can become healthier, less stressed, more connected to nature, and better stewards of the environment. There are many activities that can be enjoyed outdoors, and trees and forests can enhance the experience. Since 1872, Arbor Day has […]

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Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day History J. Sterling Morton established the first Arbor Day in Nebraska on April 10, 1872, to urge Americans to practice conservation by planting trees. On March 31, 1822, President Warren G. Harding issued a proclamation urging all governors to set aside the last Friday in April as the Golden Anniversary of Arbor Day. […]

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U.S. 301 Rx Burn for Pollinator Site

Controlled Burn Set for U.S. 301 Pollinator Site “Wildfire… to Wildflowers” The Delaware Forest Service is planning a controlled burn on a 43-acre former farm field along U.S. 301 adjacent to the Spring Mill Community near Middletown. Delaware’s Dept. of Transportation (DelDOT) created Dove Nest as its very first “pollinator mitigation site.” The goal of […]

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Delaware Forest Action Plan

Delaware’s Forest Action Plan consists of two major documents: a comprehensive forest resource assessment and a statewide forest strategy. The plan is submitted to the U.S. Forest Service every ten years as part of a comprehensive process that involves staff, governmental partners at all levels, and important stakeholders including private landowners, industry groups, nonprofits, natural […]

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Contact Us

Delaware Department of Agriculture 2320 South DuPont Highway Dover, Delaware 19901 Business Phone: (302) 698-4547 (Forest Service section) Business Phone: (302) 698-4500 (DDA Receptionist) Business Phone: (800) 282-8685 (Toll-Free) Business Fax: (302) 697-6287 Delaware Forest Service Staff State Forester, Kyle Hoyd E-mail kyle.hoyd@delaware.gov Business Phone: (302) 698-4550 Deputy State Forester, Chris Miller E-mail chris.miller@delaware.gov Business […]

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Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service provides a wide range of services to help Delawareans manage and improve their forest resources.

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Sections & Commissions

This page displays a list of the sections and boards associated with the Delaware Department of Agriculture.

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Grants & Loans

The Delaware Department of Agriculture provides financial assistance for a variety of projects and activities.

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