The March 26th Management Council meeting is postponed. A “virtual” meeting will be scheduled in April.

2020 Mini-Grant application deadline has been extended to 5:00 PM, Thursday, April 30, 2020.

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Municipalities, nonprofits, schools, municipal committees, and counties within the Lower Delaware corridor and the States of NJ and PA are invited to submit proposals. Application deadline has been extended to 5:00 PM, Thursday, April 30, 2020. Projects up to $4,000 will be considered. See the application and grant summary for more information.

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.”

  • Read the NPS comments here.
  • Read PA State Rep. Wendy Ullman’s relevant op-ed about the Bucks County tributary here.
  • Read the Delaware Riverkeeper Network's comments here.
  • Read the Bucks County Planning Commission's comments here.
  • Read the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic Management Council's comments here.
  • Read more from The Intelligencer here.
  • Read the proposal and 900 public comments here.
Devil's Tea Table

Rockface To Radically Change, Plans Unveiled by NJDOT:

Aesthetics are expected to change at Devil’s Tea Table in Hunterdon County, NJ as a result of NJDOT plans for rockfall mitigation to improve Rt. 29 roadway safety in Kingwood Twp.

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Delaware River Cleanup 2019

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 to work with us to continue keeping our river clean and pristine!

Lehigh River Stocking Association

Checkout water monitoring by the Lehigh River Stocking Association, dedicated to the continuous improvement of this waterway and its tributaries. Their objectives are to ensure clean water, public access, and an abundant trout fishery for everyone to enjoy.

The following entities will receive a total of $20,000 in support: (PA)

Projects include river research, youth science education, an educational exhibit, an environmental conference, native plantings and stream/slope stabilization.
Further information about the coming year's mini-grant program will be available in 2020. 

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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...

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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.....

Save the Date: Pedal & Paddle 2020

Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Rain Date June 13)
Sponsors: DRGP, PA Delaware Canal Park, NJ D&R State Park