Urban Waters Mini-Grants

June 23rd, 2023

PDE is offering up to $10,000 in financial assistance for local partners working on greening and environmental projects in urban environmental justice communities.

The application deadline is July 7. Click on the button below to view the guidelines and access the application for this opportunity.

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Check Out Our New Native Plant Guide!

April 11th, 2023

Do you find yourself in your garden trying to tell the difference between young plants and the weeds? Do you wonder if a plant is native or not to the mid-Atlantic? Quit scratching your head because Partnership for the Delaware Estuary’s new guide, Native Seedlings of the Delaware Estuary, helps take the guesswork out of regional native plants.

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Read the Latest Estuary News

March 14th, 2023


In this issue…

Did you know that every piece of plastic ever produced is still in the environment in some form? Read about how a student is researching ways to keep microplastics out of our waterways.

Plus, our shellfish coordinator made an interesting find in terms of what helps freshwater mussels grow and a student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology is researching climate change in wetlands.

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PDE’s New Board Chairperson

February 10th, 2023

Nicole Brown Elected Board Chair of Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Organization also welcomes five new board members


Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) welcomes a new head of its board of directors and five new board members.

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Read the 2022 TREB

February 9th, 2023

PDE Releases 2022 Technical Report for the Delaware Estuary and Basin
Estuary and Basin maintains a “fair” health grade from 2017


The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) recently unveiled its 2022 Technical Report for the Delaware Estuary and Basin (TREB).

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Explore the First State with the Delaware Estuary Explorers Program

July 15th, 2022

Explore the natural beauty of the First State this summer. While you’re at it, snap a picture, upload it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and include the hashtag #DelawareEstuaryExplorers in your post. Each post is an entry to win one of the following cool prizes.Read More

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Read our New Strategic Plan

March 21st, 2022

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.

Click here to learn more.

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