Check out our new WATCH Tool

May 5th, 2021

Have a wetland issue? Check your WATCH

The Wetland Assessment Tool for Condition and Health (WATCH) is a tool to provide guidance to restoration practitioners in evaluating multiple aspects of current and future tidal salt marsh conditions. The ultimate goal of WATCH is to provide a method to evaluate the weight of evidence regarding ecological deficiency at a site to inform thoughtful decision-making in the context of different management goals and the appropriate selection of restoration tactics.

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Watch our Latest Wetlands Video

January 6th, 2021


Our latest wetlands video is now available to watch! See what PDE has been up to in the world of tidal wetlands.

The migration or transgression of salt marshes upland and into the fringes of adjacent coastal forests is a natural process as sea levels rise.

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What is an Estuary?

August 4th, 2020

What is an estuary? Partnership for the Delaware Estuary staff are often asked this question.  An estuary is where the river meets the sea. PDE is the host of the Delaware Estuary Program. Watch this video and learn more!


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What’s Your Success Story?

July 2nd, 2020

Share your CCMP Success Story with us and win prizes!

PDE is collecting projects to track progress on clean waters, strong communities, and healthy habitats. Prizes will be awarded to select participating partners!

It is critical that we track progress on the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan implementation on an annual basis so that we can identify and address programmatic and funding gaps, and share success stories.Read More

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May 12th, 2020

Blog: Water Quality Monitoring in the Delaware River Watershed


By Kaitlin Tucker, PDE Coastal Watershed Coordinator


In South Jersey, nine nonprofits are working together to protect the Kirkwood-Cohansey Aquifer, a groundwater system of 17 trillion gallons of water that serves as a source of drinking water for about 1 million people in South Jersey.

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