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

Calling all environmentalists and Delaware River lovers! DRGP is seeking committee members.
The volunteer commitment is limited but your impact can be great. More details here.

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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2019 Mini-Grant Winners

Funding up to $5,000

Eligible PA or NJ Groups Invited to Apply

  • Government Entities
  • Nonprofits
  • Schools

2022 Key Dates

  • Application Deadline Jan. 7.
  • Announcements by Jan. 31.
  • Projects Completed by Sept. 15.

Requirements

Grant Summary
Grant Application

4th annual Delaware River Cleanup

The 2021 Cleanup was another huge success with 18 cleanup locations spanning over 40 miles of the Delaware River from Holland Township (Hunterdon County) to Hamilton Township (Mercer County) along with Raubs Island in the Delaware.
Two hundred and twenty volunteers including AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassadors, Boy Scout Troops 186 B&G (Boy and Girl), Sustainable Frenchtown, and the Ruff Riders participated.

Read more here...

Wet Dogs, Cold Nights. The History of the Lewis Fishery

This virtual lecture looked at the 130-year-old fishery in Lambertville, NJ, the last of its kind on the Delaware River. If you could not join us, watch the lecture recording here...

2019 Mini-Grant Winners

See you at the 2022 Sojourn from June 17-25!

Pedal & Paddle

We are sorry Covid cancelled our event in 2020 and then weather for our 2021 event. We look forward to the next event on Sunday, June 5, 2022.

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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.
Learn more here... 

Parsleys Ferry

The National Park Service/Wild & Scenic Rivers Newsletter featured the Wild & Scenic Lower Delaware in the November issue. 

Articles in the newsletter focused on:

Read the entire newsletter here.

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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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!

Read more here... 

https://lowerdelawarewildandscenic.org/index.php/resources/presentations/exploring-partnership-wild-and-scenic-river-designation-2020-delaware-river-watershed-forum

Wild & Scenic Partnership Video Workshop

Educate yourself on what the Wild & Scenic Designation means and hear from leading experts in the region including Lower Delaware’s NPS Liaison, Sarah Bursky. Video courtesy of the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed. (Runs 1.5 hours.)

Watch Video Here... 

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