CDRW Member Updates
BLOG: 2018 Midterm Election Takeaways for the Delaware River Watershed
While some pundits debate whether the November midterms exhibited a "blue wave" nationally, the Delaware River Watershed certainly showcased the phenomena. Now that the dust has settled, what does a flipped House mean for the Delaware River Watershed?
Pocono Heritage Land Trust
Pocono Heritage Land Trust has just conserved 70 acres of Delaware River Watershed land in Monroe County, PA, and to see it you can join in the hike on December 9th. The property, named the Pomeroy McMichaels Creek Nature Preserve for the creek that traverses it, provides natural resources and scenic value to the region.
Vote for the Delaware River: Pennsylvania River of the Year
Vote by January 4th for your favorite river: the Delaware River! The 330-mile long Delaware River, on which about 15 million people rely, has been chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as one the four finalists for its 2019 River of the Year program.
American Littoral Society
Thompson’s Beach salt marsh has become increasingly vulnerable to sea level rise over the last few decades, leading ALS to launch a project in October that aims to restore the marsh and set an example for similar projects. Additionally, thanks to ALS and their partners about 200,000 cubic yards of sand have been added to Delaware Bay beaches since Superstorm Sandy. These beaches are essential spawning sites for horseshoe crabs and are stopover points for migrating shorebirds.
Rancocas Creek, a tributary of the Delaware River, in NJ's Ocean and Burlington Counties, provides opportunities to canoe, fish, wildlife watch, and much more! Hear first-hand about what people love about Rancocas Creek in this new video.
TAKE ACTION: Support 2019 Funding for the Delaware River Basin
Stand up for the Delaware River's drinking water, wildlife habitat, and economy by asking Congress to support fiscal year 2019 Delaware River Basin Restoration funding this December! Program funding would go toward essential on-the-ground restoration and conservation that will improve the basin for the people and wildlife who rely on it.