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Protecting Delaware’s Coast

2/10/2016 // By Avalon Mehta

Millions of dollars have been spent by the state of Delaware restoring beach dune systems and coastal marshes. From recreational areas like boardwalks at Rehoboth and Bethany Beach, to the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, coastal resilience has become a …

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Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice Campaign

9/24/2015 // By Guest Author

Walking your dog along the trails at Ashland Nature Center, bird watching off the boardwalk at the DuPont Environmental Education Center, picking vegetables at Coverdale Farm Preserve, and canoeing on the Abbott’s Mill pond are a big part of Delaware …

The Historic Lewes Farmers Market in Lewes, DE offers an array of freshly grown vegetables. Photo by Abby Barber

Eating and Growing Local to Sustain Wildlife

4/24/2015 // By Abby Barber

Farmers markets benefit local communities in a variety of ways, from boosting the local economy to supplying an array of fresh, oftentimes sustainably grown food to helping small farmers whose farms frequently serve as wildlife habitats. The number of farmers …

Red knots feeding on horseshoe crab eggs. Photo by Greg Breese, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Saving the Beach to Save the Red Knot

4/17/2015 // By Grant LaRouche

For some, New Jersey is paved, industrial, and polluted, but for the red knot, New Jersey is life or death. Each year the red knot makes an awe-inspiring migration of 9,000 miles from the Arctic to the southern tip of …

Wind turbines off Blyth, UK (Flickr's Zabdiel)

Flocking to Clean Energy: Conservationists Unite Behind Offshore Wind

7/24/2012 // By Miles Grant

Hundreds of conservation and public health groups, Atlantic coast elected officials and businesses are joining together to send a loud and clear message to the Obama administration: We’re united behind wildlife-friendly offshore wind energy. The coalition sent a letter to …

We hiked Pilot Mountain State Park the day after Thanksgiving while visiting family in North Carolina.

A Resolution Good for the Whole Family: 5 Tips for Spending More Time Outdoors

12/31/2011 // By Kristy Myers

I have to start by saying that New Year’s resolutions aren’t really my thing. All too often my resolutions hit the dust bin after the first or second week of the new year because, like all goals, they require planning …

High Altitude Wind Energy ‘Hot Spots’ Studied

7/23/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

High altitude wind generation is getting more serious attention these days and a new study assesses some wind energy “hot spots” in the heavens. Stuart Fox at PopSci.com reports: “With the US granting wind power plant leases off the coasts …

The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming

9/25/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The National Wildlife Federation just released a report on the impacts of global warming on one of America’s most cherished regions, “The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming: A Paradise Lost for Hunters, Anglers and Outdoor Enthusiasts?” The Chesapeake Bay is …

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