Why Restoring Wetlands
Is More Critical Than Ever

Along the Delaware River estuary, efforts are underway to restore wetlands lost due to centuries of human activity. With sea levels rising, coastal communities there and and elsewhere in the U.S. and in Europe are realizing the value of wetlands as important buffers against flooding and tidal surges. READ MORE

 

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This is a healthy marsh in the Milford Neck Conservation Area on Delaware Bay. Marshes need the meandering creeks and ponds seen here, and the hummocks (the dark gray areas) are important resting and roosting areas for migratory birds. (Photo credit: Delaware Wild Lands)

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