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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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Take a Peek Into Parlous Plants

Written on: July 26th, 2023 in OutreachWetland Research

By Olivia Allread, DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program Imagine yourself at one of these places in Delaware: up a rooted trail in the Piedmont region, down a sandy path near the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, or along a pondside trail in a mature upland forest. You snap a few photos and stop along […]


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Delaware’s SAV: Species Spotlights

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

By Kayla Clauson, DNREC’s Watershed Assessment and Management Section When you think of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV), Delaware may not be the first state that pops into mind (we can’t be the first state all the time!) When SAV comes to mind, you may first think about the world-famous seagrass, Eelgrass (Zostera marina). In a […]


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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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