The Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wetland Inventory relased their latest Status and Trends Report on Coastal Wetlands. The report found that the Delaware Bay was experiencing most of the wetland loss along the Atlantic caost from 2004 to 2009. Visit their website for more information.
Recent report shows Delaware continues to lose valuable wetlands despite conservation efforts- Delaware Wetlands: Status and Changes from 1992-2007
Check out our newest Watershed Story published March 2013
Get Involved Today
Congratulations to Professor Terry Higgins, our 2013 Delaware Wetland Warrior Recipient!
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.
Just for Fun
Check out our Enjoy Wetlands page! Explore opportunities around the state to have some fun and make an impact!
New Delaware Wetlands Coloring Page featuring "Salty" the hard working wetland!
To view a short video documenting our latest Living Shorleine project being done in collaboration with the Partnership of the Delaware Estuary visit the Delaware DNREC YouTube Channel or click here!
If you ever wondered how we complete our assessments, check out our video on YouTube: Assessing Wetlands
Wetlands 101 video series: What is a wetland?, The 3 P's and Wetlands and Sea Level Rise.
Working for Wetlands -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.
Purify, Provide, and Protect- Covers why Delaware's wetlands are important and how we can work together to protect them! The video was created in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society. Check out their wetlands page.