2009 Grants Awardees

Delaware Nature Society

  • Equipment and volunteer materials for Streamwatch Program in the Christina and Brandywine watersheds

Delmarva Ornithological Society

  • Annual Bird-a-Thon
  • Falcon camera sponsorship

The Nature Conservancy

  • Modeling risks associate with sea level rise along the Delaware Bayshore

New Jersey Audubon Society

  • Web-based shorebird re-siting database
  • Enhance interactive features of website
  • Train additional volunteers

New Jersey Conservation Foundation

  • Carp eradication in upper river pond in upper part of Delaware River in New Jersey

Partnership for Delaware Estuary

  • Teachers’ workshop and training on watersheds

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

  • Tidal Delaware Water Trail Initiative

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

  • Watershed Education Program – further development

Seaboard Fisheries Institute

  • Sturgeon surveys in Delaware Estuary (equipment rental, subcontracting)

Tri-State Bird Rescue

  • Pilot study: subjective evaluation of removal of biofuels from feathers


Graduate student fellowships with research focus on the Delaware Estuary

  • Delaware State University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Delaware