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In-depth Information about Delaware's Wetlands

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Monitoring and Assessment

Restoration and Protection

Delaware Conservation Strategy

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EPA National Wetland Condition Assessment and the DNREC Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program

The Delaware Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program is participating in the EPA’s first-ever National Wetland Condition Assessment for which we have 18 sites randomly distributed across the state.  The field data collection will occur nationally during the 2011 growing season.  The data analysis will occur in 2012 and the results will be reported on by eco regions in 2013.  The survey will provide new information regarding the stressors that are most associated with degraded wetland health to inform decision making on how to better protect our Nation’s water resources.

For more information, please visit the EPA's National Wetland Condition Assessment page, or view the National Wetlands Condition Assessment video.

Wetland Public Participation Guidebook Learn how you can work to protect wetlands! The guidebook highlights the value of wetlands, Delaware's wetland health and loss, regulations, and how the public can participate in decisions that affect wetlands especially relating to land use.

Check out our updated Enjoy Wetlands page!  Explore opportunites around the state to have some fun and make an impact!

Visit the Delaware Department of Natural Resources Calendar of Meetings and Events for a look at future meetings affecting you!

Explore information from past Delaware Wetland Confrences (2010 and 2012) and the upcoming 2014 Conference

Video: Working for Wetlands (Length: 20 minutes) via the State of Delaware YouTube Channel. Delaware's wetlands are some of the most unique and beautiful habitats on the Delmarva peninsula. This video introduces viewers to these special places, and the dedicated volunteers committed to protecting and preserving them.

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