2008 Grants Awardees

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

  • Project PORTS: Promoting Oyster Restoration Through Schools (OSRP, Rutgers, the State University of NJ)
  • Habitat Restoration at Milford Neck (The Nature Conservancy)
  • Salem Brownfields Waterfront Planning Project (City of Salem)
  • North Delaware Greenway Ecological Restoration (Pennsylvania Environmental Council)

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

  • A recreational user guide to the upper Delaware Estuary, and construction of a Delaware Water Trail

New Jersey Audubon Society, Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey

  • Creation and ongoing maintenance of a network of volunteers to use the Shorebird Resightings Website, and to place survey data into an open-access web database

The Nature Conservancy, Delaware Chapter

  • Creation of the Trail System/Observation Tower at the Ponders Tract property in Delaware

Pennsylvania Sea Grant, Penn State University

  • Educational field programs for youth targeting the Delaware Estuary

Seaboard Fisheries Institute

  • Symposium on Atlantic Sturgeon in the Delaware Estuary

Delmarva Ornithological Society

  • Purchase of critical habitat for the red knot in Delaware

Rutgers University

  • University seminar series with focus on the Delaware Estuary

University of Delaware

  • University seminar series with focus on the Delaware Estuary


Graduate student fellowships with research focus on the Delaware Estuary

  • Delaware State University
  • Drexel University
  • University of Delaware
  • Rutgers University