Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary is one of 28 national estuary programs in the United States' coastal zones. Established in 1996 as a non-profit organization, the Partnership takes a leadership role in protecting and enhancing the Delaware Estuary, where fresh water from the Delaware River mixes with salt water from the Atlantic Ocean. Partners in three states, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey, work with the organization's staff to increase awareness and understanding of the estuary and to share scientific knowledge and research about the Delaware Estuary.
The Partnership's mission is to lead collaborative and creative events that will educate the public and organizations about the Delaware Estuary and its tributaries in an effort to protect it for current and future generations. Activities are as varied as volunteer clean-ups of the local river banks and bay beaches to fundraisers and teacher education programs. Follow this link for a list of upcoming activities and information about the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary: