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Read the Latest Estuary News

September 16th, 2021

It’s all here in Estuary News!

With 10 sites in three states, PDE’s living shorelines program has grown in the field of erosion control. Plus, what is being done to restore the Village of Fork Branch in Delaware? Meet the Philadelphia Water Department’s new spokesdog, view our anniversary timeline, and more! 

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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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