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Women of the Wetlands

Written on: May 17th, 2024 in OutreachWetland Research

By Olivia Allread, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program Behind every grant package and backpack full of gear stands a key agent of the natural resource world: a woman. We have long known that women play a crucial role in the management, provision, and safeguarding of natural resources across our globe. In recent decades, even […]


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The Scoop on Shellfish

Written on: May 17th, 2024 in Natural ResourcesOutreachWetland Animals

By Ashley Tabibian, DNREC’s Shellfish Program What do you think of when you think of oysters, clams, and mussels? For being so small, they are somewhat complex creatures with almost superhero like abilities. Do you think of how nutritious they are? According to WebMD, shellfish are low in calories, high in protein and contain omega-3 […]


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A Partnership Program: The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Creekwatchers

Written on: March 13th, 2024 in OutreachWetland Research

By Caroline Kurtz and Beth Wasden, The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Let’s dive into a fantastic program out of the most biologically diverse watershed on Delmarva. But first, who are we! The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance (NWA) is a non-profit environmental organization that includes partners from Maryland and Delaware including representatives from industry, agriculture, environmental agencies, and […]


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Conservation Victories in Delaware

Written on: March 13th, 2024 in Outreach

By Olivia Allread, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program Time is ticking when it comes to protecting and conserving our precious resources in Delaware. From the 90 miles of coastline to the forested areas on the western side of the state, all three counties have diverse habitats which provide a myriad of benefits free of […]


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New! Providing Living Shoreline Design Assistance in Delaware

Written on: December 14th, 2023 in Living ShorelinesOutreach

By Alison Rogerson, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program Hot off the press this month from the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee is a guidance document that aims to help landowners and professionals design and install nature-based shoreline stabilization projects. The Techniques and Application of Living Shorelines in Delaware guidance is the newest resource released by […]


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Delaware’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Written on: December 14th, 2023 in Natural ResourcesOutreachWetland Restorations

By Phil Miller, DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship Throughout the world, the importance of Agriculture is no secret, and here in Delaware, that’s no different. If you’ve ever taken a drive through the countryside of Kent or Sussex County, you’ll pass through miles of farms producing crops, poultry, and other agricultural products for use by […]


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Field Fashion: How to Dress for the Environmental Runway

Written on: December 14th, 2023 in OutreachWetland Research

By Alison Stouffer, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program While you may be sweating out in the field, you shouldn’t be sweating your appearance. With just a few staple pieces, you can dress to impress on the environmental runway. This guide will provide you with the basics of field fashion so you can turn heads […]


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Meaningful Mangroves: A Vital Coastal Wetland

Written on: September 22nd, 2023 in Natural ResourcesOutreach

By Olivia Allread, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program Magical forest, walking trees, mangals, snorkeling roots – this habitat can be called by many names. With a worldwide distribution in tropical to warm temperature latitudes, mangrove forests are not only incredible ecosystems, but a key player in climate resiliency and human livelihood. If you’ve been […]


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Highlighting Hispanic Heritage Month: A Year in Environmental Consulting: Green-Colored Lenses

Written on: September 22nd, 2023 in Natural ResourcesOutreach

By Beatrice Arce, MANO Project Fellow with the Hispanic Access Foundation In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we partnered with the Hispanic Access Foundation’s MANO Project (My Access to Network Opportunities) to share Latino communities experiences and work with natural resources. Conservation or environmental jobs, relationships with nature, climate change – the MANO Fellows have […]


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Highlighting Hispanic Heritage Month: Endangered Species Intern

Written on: September 22nd, 2023 in Natural ResourcesOutreach

By Alondra Ureña, MANO Project Fellow with the Hispanic Access Foundation In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we partnered with the Hispanic Access Foundation’s MANO Project (My Access to Network Opportunities) to share Latino communities experiences and work with natural resources. Conservation or environmental jobs, relationships with nature, climate change – the MANO Fellows have […]


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