Overview

Estuary News Newsletter

Annual Report

State of the Estuary Report

Fact Sheets

Booklets and Brochures

Booklets and Brochures

The table below lists all education and outreach publications currently available from the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, including those produced under the organization’s former name, the Delaware Estuary Program. Most of these are available to the public; however, only some are currently available online. To order any of the publications below, please contact Michelle Knoll.

Year Published Publication Downloadable? File Type Publication Type
2005-Present Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Annual Report
Available here PDFs Annual Reports
1990-Present Estuary News: Newsletter of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary: A National Estuary Program, formerly Estuary News: Newsletter of the Delaware Estuary Program. (All issues, including those previous to 1997, may be available by mail upon request.) Many issues are available for download here PDFs Newsletters
2014-Present Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Audited financial statements
Available here PDFs Financial Statements
2013 & 2007 Partnership for the Delaware Estuary 5-year Strategic Plan Click here for 2013
Click here for 2007
PDFs Strategic Plans
2012,
2008 & 2002
State of the Delaware Estuary Reports Available here PDFs State of the Estuary Reports
2016 Homeowner’s Stormwater Handbook. Philadelphia Water and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. 22 pp. Download it now PDFs General Publications
2015 Blue Guide for Water Conservation: Reduce your water use at home, work and play. American Littoral Society; Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions; City of Newark, Delaware; Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control; New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection; Pennsylvania Environmental Council; Philadelphia Water Department, Schuylkill Action Network; Schuylkill River National & State Heritage Area; University of Delaware Stormwater Program; and the William Penn Foundation. 17 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
Download it now PPT
2014 Delaware Estuary flyer. Partnership for the Delaware Estaury.  1 pg. Download it now PDF General Publications
2014 Understanding the Urban Watershed: A Curriculum Guide for the Classroom. EcoExpress, Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center, George W. Nebinger School, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Philadelphia Water Department, Schuylkill Action Network, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 68 pp. Philadelphia Curriculum

Regional Curriculum

PDFs General Publications
2014 A Farmer’s Guide for Healthy Communities: Working Together for Fresh Food, Clean Water & A Strong Future. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Philadelphia Water Department, and the Schuylkill Action Network. 28 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
Download it now PPT
2013 Rain Gardens: Gardens With Benefits. Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, New Castle County, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, and the Philadelphia Water Department.  6 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
2012 Freshwater Mussels of the Delaware Estuary: Identification Guide & Volunteer Survey Guidebook. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 28 pp. Download it now PDF Science/Technical
2012 Clean Water Partners. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary; Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; Philadelphia Water Department; Schuylkill Action Network; Sustainable Choices; Township of Cheltenham, PA; and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership. 8 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
2012 Living Shorelines: Healthy Shores, Healthy Communities. Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, and Sunoco. 6 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
2011 Green Guide for Property Management: A guide to help large property owners identify innovative green projects to reduce stormwater pollution. AKRF, Inc., Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Philadelphia Water Department, Schuylkill Action Network, and the Water Resources Education Network. 28 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
2011 Weathering Change: Working With Nature to Protect Communities and Clean Waters. 13 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
2011 Economic Value of the Delaware Estuary Watershed. Kauffman, G., S. Chatterson, A. Homsey, S. Mack, and E. McVey. University of Delaware Water Resources Agency. 82 pp. Download it now PDF Economics
2010 Climate Change and the Delaware Estuary Available here PDF Science/Technical
2010 Exploring the Cohansey Watershed (brochure), 2nd edition Download it now PDF Ecotourism
2010 Green Guide for Property Management: Lower your stormwater bill & keep Philadelphia’s waterways clean. AKRF, Inc., Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, and Philadelphia Water Department. 31 pp. Download it now PDF General Publications
2010 2010 Delaware Estuary Water Education Resource Guide Download it now PDF General Publications
2007 A Guide to Stormwater Management on School Campuses Download it now PDF General Publications
2006 2006 Delaware Estuary Water Education Resource Guide Download it now PDF General Publications
2006 A Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater Management Download it now PDF General Publications
2004 Exploring the Lower Delaware Tributaries’ Watershed (brochure) Download it now PDF Ecotourism
2004 Exploring the Crosswicks Watershed (brochure) Download it now PDF Ecotourism
2003 2003 Delaware Estuary Water Education Resource Guide General Publications
2003 Partnership for the Delaware Estuary’s 2003 Activity Report General Publications
2003 Exploring Southeastern Pennsylvania Coast (brochure) Download it now PDF Ecotourism
2002 Political Boundary Map of the Delaware Estuary General Publications
2002 Exploring the Rancocas Watershed (brochure) Download it now PDF Ecotourism
2001 List of municipalities, by county General Publications
2001 Exploring the St. Jones Watershed (brochure) Download it now PDF Ecotourism
2000 Delaware Estuary Indicators To obtain, please e-mail Librarian, Kim Wobick, of the Delaware River Basin Commission.
Hard Copy Only
General Publications
2000 Exploring the Cohansey Watershed (brochure), 1st edition Download it now PDF Ecotourism
1996 Delaware Estuary Program Federal Consistency Report, by Mindy Lemoine and John Hines, June 1996. DELEP Report #96-02. Hard Copy Only General Publications
1996 Delaware Estuary Program Signing and Recognition Ceremony (September 19, 1996: Independence Seaport Museum); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. General Publications
1993 Options and Recommendations for the Delaware Estuary Program Financial Institution, Apogee Research, Inc. General Publications
1991 Delaware Estuary Program Progress Report, 1989-1991. To obtain, please e-mail Librarian, Kim Wobick, of the Delaware River Basin Commission. Hard Copy Only General Publications
1991 Final Report: The Delaware Estuary Program Action Step Roundtable, Pennsylvania Environmental Council. General Publications
1991 Program Directory: Delaware Estuary Program. General Publications
1991 Public Participation Plan for the Delaware Estuary Program, Public Task Force of the Citizens Advisory Committee. General Publications
1990 Citizen Opinions about the Delaware Estuary: results of a public opinion survey. Falk James M.; Graefe Alan R. General Publications
1990 Citizen Opinions about the Delaware Estuary: results of a public opinion survey. Falk James M.; Graefe Alan R. General Publications
1988 Delaware Estuary nomination package for the National Estuary Program. Nomination Package Preparation Committee. General Publications
1987 Economic impacts of the Delaware Estuary. How much does the Delaware economy benefit from the Delaware River Estuary? Latham William R. III, Stapleford John E. General Publications
10 Ways to Protect Your Estuary General Publications
A D Marble Habitat Project General Publications
Clean Water Begins and Ends with You! Calendar General Publications
Corporate Environmental Stewardship Program (brochure) General Publications
Delaware Estuary Environmental Indicators General Publications
Delaware Estuary Program’s Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan General Publications
Full-color Tip Cards General Publications
Let’s Learn About Water Activity Booklet Available here PDF General Publications
Living Resources of the Delaware Estuary General Publications
State of Delaware, Estuary License Plate Order Form Download it now PDF General Publications
Summary of Minigrant Projects Funded from 1991-2000 General Publications

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