Are you curious about green roofs, rain gardens or tree trenches? Attend this presentation by Gary Schwetz at the Delaware Center for Horticulture to learn about a variety of green infrastructure techniques and places where you can see examples of these best management practices at work right in New Castle County!
Sea Level Rise
Fort DuPont redevelopment plan should consider environment, health and sea level rise
A Master Plan is currently being developed for the redevelopment of state land at Fort DuPont. The Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club has asked DNREC to include environment, health and sea level rise into the planning process.
How did our rivers and streams fare in Hurricane Sandy?
Delaware experienced dramatic increases in stream levels throughout the state. In some cases, rivers exceeded flood stage. The graphs below are from the U.S. Geological Survey's stream gauges.