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June 8, 2018

Mary R. captured this photo of her grandson fishing on the Delaware River for the first time.
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BLOG: The Brandywine-Christina State of the Watershed Report Explained
The recently released Brandywine-Christina State of the Watershed report examines the health of the Brandywine and Christina Rivers, which provides drinking water and recreation for those in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Read about the report's highlights and significance for our watershed.

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Now through July 20, PDE is seeking public comments on the revised draft Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Delaware Estuary (CCMP). The Delaware Estuary – the tidal Delaware River and Bay – is the heart of the Delaware River Watershed. It spans from Trenton, New Jersey to Philadelphia and down to Lewes, Delaware. PDE will hold a webinar at noon on Monday, June 11 to provide information on the CCMP and how to comment.

Delaware Nature Society & Delaware's Clear Choice Campaign
What's the connection between stormwater and streams? Find out in this new blog from DNS. DNS's Delaware's Clear Choice Campaign also published an op-ed by Martha Narvaez, a policy scientist with University of Delaware Water Resources Center, that explains why investing in Delaware's water matters.

American Littoral Society
Twenty-seven students from the Middle Township, NJ donned headlamps to work in cooperation with ALS to tag and take population surveys of horseshoe crabs on a Delaware Bay beach. You can help tag horseshoe crabs by volunteering at one of several locations in Southern NJ.

Wildlands Conservancy
Wildlands Conservancy and their partners celebrated the permanent preservation of about 500 acres at the headwaters of the Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware. Featuring woods and more than 200 acres of wetlands, this northeastern Pennsylvania property is accessible to the public.

Trout Unlimited
Parts of the Schuylkill River in PA were dead for the past 150 years and portions of it even ran black with coal. But about two years ago, a group of volunteers from Schuylkill Trout Unlimited got to work and the river is slowly coming back to life
Upcoming Events

Make a splash in the #DelRiverWatershed at these upcoming events!
6/12: Multi-functional Riparian Buffers, Webinar
6/13: DRBC Business Meeting, Trenton, NJ
6/13: Garden Habitat Steward Training, Hockessin, DE
6/15 - 6/23: Delaware River Sojourn, Multiple Locations in PA & NJ
6/16: Petty’s Island History Hike, Pennsauken, NJ

6/16: Hike at Van Buskirk Preserve, Cresco, PA
6/16: Snorkeling on McMichael Creek, Stroudsburg, PA
6/20: DRBC Toxics Advisory Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ
6/20: Green Infrastructure in the Delaware River Watershed, Monticello, NY
6/21: New Jersey Sustainability Summit, Ewing, NJ

6/21: DRBC Water Management Advisory Committee, Trenton, NJ
6/23 - 6/25: Lehigh River Sojourn, Emmaus, PA
6/23: Delaware River Sojourn Day-Trip, Bordentown, NJ
6/25: White Clay Creek State Park Master Plan Open House, Newark, DE
6/30: Upper Delaware BioBlitz, Starlight, PA

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