PDE is a Target Circle Partner

November 19th, 2019

We’ve partnered with Target Circle!
Vote by Jan. 5, 2020

We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special
charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help
direct a portion of Target’s donation to us!

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2020 Student Art Contests

October 15th, 2019

Can You Draw the Value of Water?

Each year, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) unites with colleague organizations to host student art contests in Philadelphia and Wilmington.  Through our Schuylkill Action Network, we also host an annual contest for schools located within the Schuylkill River Watershed — Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Schuylkill counties.

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Winning Shorelines!

October 9th, 2019

PDE wins award for work with living shorelines
Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) recently took top honors for its work with living shorelines.

The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) awarded PDE and agencies in Texas, Louisiana, and Virginia as winners of the 2019 Best Restored Shore award.

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Mussels for Clean Water Initiative gets $7.9 million financial investment

January 15th, 2019

PDE, PENNVEST sign financial agreement to build a large freshwater mussel hatchery in Philadelphia


Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) has taken a significant step in the promotion of clean water. Before the close of 2018, PDE signed $7.9 million funding agreement with the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority(PENNVEST) for the development and construction of a large-scale freshwater mussel hatchery and restoration center.

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