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Going Worldwide with Wetlands

Written on: May 19th, 2023 in Natural ResourcesOutreachWetland Research

By Olivia Allread, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program Celebrate good times, come on! Yes, it’s the holiday we’ve all been waiting for – American Wetlands Month. This May marks the 32nd anniversary of recognizing the vital importance and need of wetland habitats across the United States. Now our program is out here everyday living […]


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Marsh Migration: The Other Great Migration

Written on: March 24th, 2023 in Natural ResourcesWetland Research

By Kenny Smith and Alison Rogerson, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program The most widely recognized migrations in the world involve animals: the red knot, monarch butterflies, salmon, wildebeest. But there is another migration happening everyday along the U.S. coastlines: marsh migration. This migration is not driven by the seasons, or daylight but is instead […]


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Keep off the dunes! DNREC’s Beach Grass Planting

Written on: March 24th, 2023 in Natural ResourcesOutreach

By Eddie Meade, DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section If you head to the Delaware Beaches mid-March, you may notice something along the dunes. Rows and rows of young Cape American beachgrass (Ammophila breviligulata) where there previously were none. Early every spring, the Shoreline and Waterway Management Section puts out a call to action and […]


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