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March 14, 2018

Herb M. took this photo at last year's Delaware River Sojourn
Photo credit: Delaware River Means
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CDRW Blog: Diving into Diversity in the Rancocas Creek Watershed
Rancocas Pathways who works to protect Rancocas Creek in Burlington County, NJ writes about lessons learned for furthering diversity in the areas of environmental conservation and restoration.

Audubon Pennsylvania
Audubon Pennsylvania takes to birding in Philadelphia's forgotten habitats in order to guide habitat restoration. One location they visit is the Navy Yard on the Delaware River, where bald eagles first made a come back in 2007 post-DDT.

Eastern PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation
EPCAMR is spear-heading an effort that encourages organizations to support the RECLAIM initiative. As they explain, abandoned mines in the watershed could compromise water quality. 

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary 
Partnership for the Delaware Estuary has released their new newsletter that contains their 2017 Annual Report, stories from the Technical Report for the Delaware Estuary and Delaware Basin, a project map, and more. 

Friends of the Upper Delaware River
The NYS DEC and the PA Fish and Boat Commission are collaborating on a new joint plan to study the Upper Delaware River cold water fishery. FUDR has issued a press release and is encouraging the public to attend the DEC's public meeting to learn more. The meeting is being rescheduled from March 13th due to inclement weather and a new date will be out soon.

Natural Lands
Natural Lands, Stroud Water Research Center, and Rodale Institute announced a new study to improve farm productivity while reducing water pollution in the Delaware River Watershed.

PennFuture pens this blog about a new campaign called #4theDelaware that aims to create a long-term management plan for the Delaware River by engaging the four watershed Governors.

Wildlands Conservancy & American Rivers
Wildlands Conservancy's dam removal project at the Maple Tract Preserve was included in American River's report of the 16 dams removed last year in Pennsylvania and a video of the removal is also featured.
Upcoming Events
3/16/18: Schuylkill River Recreation Summit, Pottstown, PA
3/16/18: Beaver Walk in Roebling Park, Hamilton, NJ
3/17/18: Cherry Valley Wildlife Refuge Hike, Stroudsburg, PA
3/21/18: Shad 101 Seminar, Bethlehem, PA
3/22/18: Streamwatch Training Session, Tannersville, PA
3/24/18: Abbott Wetlands Clean-Up, Hamilton, NJ
3/24/18: Streamwatch Training Session, Tannersville, PA
3/27/18: Delaware's Clear Choice Advocacy Skills Workshop, Webinar
3/29/18: DRBC Water Quality Advisory Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ
3/29/18: Paint Night! - EPCAMR Fundraiser, Ashley, PA
3/31/18: Fourth Annual Shell-A-Bration, Newport, NJ

4/7/18: Petty's Island Shoreline Cleanup, Pennsauken, NJ
4/7/18: Native Plant Seminar: Sustainable Gardens, Hockessin, DE
4/7/18: Screening of film "A Watershed Moment," Philadelphia, PA


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