2020 Student Art Contests – Wilmington Deadline Extended to Feb. 28

February 4th, 2020

About the Student Art Contests:

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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The Target Circle Votes are In!

November 19th, 2019

The Results Are In!

Thank you so much for voting for us in the Target Circle Giving Program.

We received $543.45 to help us further our mission to lead science-based and collaborative efforts to improve the tidal Delaware River and Bay, with help from your generous votes.

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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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