Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River 2019 Mini Grants

The 2019 Mini Grant program will be very similar to the 2018 program. Grants will be awarded up to $2,000. Some larger grants may also be available.
The application deadline is February 28, 2019.
View the program overview and application here

 

The Lower Delaware was designated in 2000 as a Wild and Scenic River

  • from river mile 193.8 to the northern border of the City of Easton;
  • from south of the Gilbert Generating Stations to north of the point Pleasant Pumping Station;
  • from South of the Point Pleasant Pumping Station to 1,000 feet north of the Route 202 Bridge;
  • from 1,750 feet south of the Route 202 bridge to Washington Crossing.

Additionally some of the tributaries in the Lower Delaware were also designated including Tinicum Creek, (headwaters of two upper branches to the Delaware River confluence), Tohickon Creek, (downstream of Lake Nockamixon to the Delaware River confluence), and Paunacussing Creek, (portions passing through Solebury Township to the Delaware River). The Musconetcong River, (3.5 mile stretch from Saxton Falls to Route 46 and the 20.7 mile stretch from King’s Highway Bridget to railroad tunnels at Musconetcong Gorge), was designated in 2006.

Read more about about the Lower Delaware's Wild and Scenic Designation.....

Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic River Designation Map

Upcoming Events

The Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic Management Council has recently joined in support of the Herring Alliance, which works to protect and restore ocean wildlife and ecosystems through precautionary, science-based management of forage fish on the East Coast.

Learn more about the Herring Alliance here.