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Your Bi-Weekly Newsletter for Everything Delaware River in DE, PA, NJ, and NY
August 3, 2018


Sylvia G. captured this photo of her young one fishing in the Delaware River Watershed.
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BLOG: The Invasive New Zealand Mud Snail Spotted in the Delaware River Watershed
The New Zealand mud snail has been found in the Musconetcong River in NJ and the  Little Lehigh River in PA - the first two sightings in the Delaware River Watershed. Learn how you can help stop the spread of this invasive species in this blog, authored by the Musconetcong Watershed Association. 

BLOG: Getting a Bird-Eye's View of the Delaware River with Lighthawk
Read about a recent flight the Coalition for the Delaware River staff took over the Delaware River, thanks to Lighthawk, and view the beautiful aerial photos in this new blog!

New Jersey Audubon
New Jersey Audubon explains how they've worked cooperatively with farmers to improve the Delaware River Watershed through stewardship, similar to what's taking place in the Chesapeake, through leveraging Delaware River Watershed Initiative funds.

Environment America
Are you one of the 15 million people who get their drinking water from the Delaware River? If so, check out Environment America's new interactive map to see what threats potentially endanger this iconic waterway.

Wildlands Conservancy
Wildlands Conservancy plans to close by month’s end on the purchase of 500 acres of the Kittatinny Ridge near the Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware. Wildlands' plan is to buy the property from the owner and then transfer it to the Pennsylvania Game Commission as an expansion of State Game Lands.

Land and Water Conservation Fund
Both Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the NJ Conservation Foundation stand in defense of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Funds from this program have gone to protect outdoor recreation throughout the watershed, including North Camden Waterfront Park in NJ and Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge in PA.
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