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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Pedal & Paddle

Save the Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Sponsors: DRGP, PA Delaware Canal Park, NJ D&R State Park

The Delaware River: An Illustrated History

A Virtual Lecture by Author & Illustrator Hal Taylor

Free of Charge
Monday, May 24, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
A Delaware River Heritage Lecture Sponsored by the Delaware River Greenway Partnership (DRGP)
Free Preregistration Required

Learn more here...

2019 Mini-Grant Winners

Congratulations to the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic grantees who will share $20,000 in funding:

  • Aquetong Watershed Association for the Aquetong Watershed Water Quality Monitoring Program (PA)
  • Bucks Audubon Society for the Teen Conservation Corps and Riparian Buffer Restoration Project (PA)
  • Delaware Riverkeeper Network for the Flexible Flow Reservoir Releases to Improve Tohickon Creek Health Video Production (PA)
  • Greater Lambertville Chamber of Commerce for the Alexauken Creek Community Education & Public Art Project (NJ)
  • New Jersey Audubon Society for the Water Quality Monitoring Through a Youth Corp Partnership (NJ)
  • Splash Delaware River Steamboat Classroom for Water Education for the Public: Phytoplankton: Jewels of the Delaware River Class (NJ)

Learn about the 2020 mini-grant funded projects here. The 2022 program will open Dec. 2021 - Jan. 2022.

4th annual Delaware River Cleanup

The Annual NJ Clean Communities Delaware River Cleanup was selected as a 2021 National Scenic Byway Community Award Winner. Only 8 projects around the country received the honor! Join us in September to continue the event’s success. Thanks to 100 plus volunteers, and many nonprofit and governmental sponsors, the 2020 event resulted in 100 bags of garbage, 20 tires and larger pieces of debris collected. 

See photos here.

We look forward to the 4th annual event in September.

Welcome to the Delaware River Greenway Partnership

Thanks to Mike McCormick and all of you who tuned in to make our virtual lecture about hiking in South Jersey a success! 

Read more and view a video of Mike's presentation here.

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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