Thank you to all who attended a Feb. 19 event held at Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia. PDE Executive Director Jennifer Adkins and members of PDE’s steering committee shared information about the 10-year plan for the Delaware Estuary region.
The plan includes three themes — Clean Waters, Strong Communities and Healthy Habitats — eight goals and 39 strategies.
Student Art, Clean Water
Each year, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) unites with colleague organizations to host student art contests in Philadelphia and Wilmington. There’s also an annual contest for schools located within the Schuylkill River Watershed — Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Schuylkill counties.
PDE freshwater mussel program in the spotlight
Writer Madeline Bodin features PDE’s freshwater mussel program and hatchery in The Revelator, a publication for the Center for Biological Diversity. Click this link to view article in PDF format.
“When Danielle Kreeger works in the small, glass-walled hatchery at the Fairmont Water Works in
Philadelphia, she feels she’s on display.
What is your water super power?
If you had a water superpower, what would it be? Would you influence tides, talk to animals, or would you have the ability to turn into a puddle and make a fast getaway?