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What does PDE have planned for clean waters, healthy habitats, and strong communities? What are its goals from now through 2026? Our 21-page strategic plan is now available for view.
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How much do you know about the Delaware Estuary and the things that are in it? Test your knowledge and maybe learn something too!
What are living shorelines? What role do they play in environmental science? Partnership for the Delaware Estuary has a spectacular new story map that tells you all about the Delaware Estuary Living Shorelines Initiative (DELSI). Click HERE to see.
Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, along with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware Wetlands, The city of Lewes Beach, and the Lewes Historical Society recently celebrated a 180-foot addition to a living shoreline at the Lewes Canal in Delaware.
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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PDE has extended its oyster shell recycling program into Philadelphia. How will this help the environment? Plus, Earth Day 2022, the timing involved with freshwater mussel propagation, and more. Click here to read the latest issue.
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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Ever wonder about the Delaware Estuary’s murky water? Watch this to learn more.