Supporting the Natural and Cultural Resources along the Delaware River and Its Tributaries

Along the Delaware Stories: Celebrating the 2020 River of the Year

Read wonderful stories about the Delaware River courtesy of American Rivers.

Welcome to the Delaware River Greenway Partnership

The Delaware River Greenway Partnership, (DRGP), is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 that works to bring individuals, communities, businesses, recreational users, and all levels of government together to promote and protect a continuous corridor of natural and cultural resources along the Delaware River and its tributaries. In 2000, DRGP played a leading role in the successful campaign to include the Lower Delaware River in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

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3rd annual Delaware River Cleanup

Registration Now Closed!

Please join us on September 19th for our 3rd annual Delaware River Cleanup!

We'll be cleaning up several areas along the Delaware River and the D and R Canal.

Due to COVID-19 we are asking for groups of 6 to 10 people to each adopt a clean up area along the river. 

Learn more here.

Delaware River named 2020 River of the Year

Seventy-five years ago, the Delaware River was choked with sewage and industrial pollution.

Thanks to a combination of federal and state safeguards and local innovation, the Delaware is a river reborn – and a model for other river restoration efforts across the country!

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2019 Mini-Grant Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River mini-grant winners. These grantees will share $20,000 in funding for their projects.

  • Bridgeton Township, PA for a Study: Bridgeton Township Steep Slope Protection.
  • Bucks County Audubon Society for Invasive Plant Management: Honey Hollow Creek - Riparian Buffer and Erosion Mitigation.
  • Delaware Riverkeeper Network for Advocacy: Protecting the Tohickon Creek on Historical Community Upgrade Petition.
  • NJ Conservation Foundation for a Study and Research: Protecting Water Quality in the Delaware River Watershed: eDNA Testing for the Highly Invasive Chinese Pond Mussel.
  • Trout Unlimited for a Survey: Evaluating Road-Stream Crossings for Aquatic Organism Passage in the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River Municipalities.

Plans for the 2021 program will be announced at the end of the year or in early 2021.

 

Roadside Geology of New Jersey

Hope to reschedule in the future with our partner, the D&R Greenway Trust.

Tohickon Creek

Care About PA's Tohickon Creek?

We are tracking a potential Tohickon Creek water quality downgrade. Longtime Wild & Scenic Steering Committee Member Val Sigstedt writes, “It is wrong, arbitrary, sudden, and with no scientific reason, to lower the Tohickon’s purity designation.”

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Pedal & Paddle 2020 Cancelled

Looking forward to our June 2021 event.
Sponsors: DRGP, PA Delaware Canal Park, NJ D&R State Park

USGS logo

Water levels on the Delaware are constantly changing. The USGS provides online tools to monitor the flow of the Delaware River and its tributaries, helping us to safely enjoy our river.
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