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Delaware Wildlife Action Plan


The Delaware Wildlife Action Plan is a comprehensive strategy for conserving all native wildlife species and habitats - common and uncommon - as vital components of the state's natural resources. While the plan itself is intended for all who are actively engaged in conservation efforts, the implementation of the plan will be coordinated by the Division of Fish and Wildlife. Working together with conservation partners, the Division's goal is to keep Delaware's common species common, and to prevent species from being listed as endangered. The wildlife action plan can be accessed below. ____________________________________________________________

To download the entire plan document, click HERE.

To download the plan by section click on the links below. 

A CD of the Wildlife Action Plan can be obtained by emailing Kevin Kalasz, Division of Fish and Wildlife. 


Front Cover, Title Page, Cover Letter, Acknowledgements, Back Cover  

Executive Summary 

Table of Contents, List of Figures

IntroductionThe DE Wildlife Action Plan supports a variety of native wildlife species.

Planning Context

Species of Greatest Conservation Need

Key Wildlife Habitats

Determining Conservation Issues and Actions

Key Wildlife Habitats: Descriptions and Conservation Issues and Actions

Conservation Issues and Actions for Multiple Key Habitats

Habitat-independent Conservation Issues and Actions for SGCN

Institutional Capacity Issues and Actions

Priority Conservation Issues and Actions

Measuring Success - Inventory, Monitoring, Research and Adaptive Management

Plan Review and Update

Plan Implementation


Appendix A - Green Infrastructure Map (large file)

Appendix B & C - Species of Greatest Conservation Need & Species-Habitat Associations

Appendix D - General Wildlife Habitat Maps

          Figure 2 (large file)

          Figures 3 & 4 (large file)

          Figures 5 & 6 (large file)

          Figures 7-9 (large file)

Appendix E - Key Wildlife Habitat MapsBrown Creeper - photo by Chuck Fullmer

          Figure 10 (large file)

          Figures 11-17 (large file)

Appendix F - Key Habitats/Development and Green Infrastructure Maps

          Figure 18 (large file)

          Figure 19 (large file)

Appendix G - Blackbird-Millington Corridor Conservation Area Plan

Appendix H - Existing/Planned Monitoring Programs




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