To promote and support the preservation, protection, restoration, and enhancement of natural and cultural resources of the White Clay Creek Watershed in Pennsylvania and Delaware, in addition to encouraging a balance of recreational enjoyment.
Specifically, we strive to meet the following core goals of the White Clay Creek and Its Tributaries Watershed Management Plan:
- Improve and conserve water quality and water quantity.
- Conserve open space, woodlands, wetlands & geologic features.
- Protect native plant and animal species.
- Preserve cultural, historical and archaeological sites.
- Enhance outdoor recreation opportunities.
- Encourage environmental education and watershed awareness.
What We've Achieved
- First documented dam removal in the state of Delaware.
- Federal oversight and protection for 199 White Clay stream miles.
- Thousands of local school children immersed in hands on watershed science via Environmental Education Awards.
- 1200 acres of Open Space preservation since 2000.
- 24 acres of trees planted.
- Strong partnerships with local and state government, area non-profits and citizens to promote the use of Best Management Practices.
- Host of the annual White Clay Creek Fest, our largest community outreach event to celebrate the treasures of the watershed.
- 2:1 funds leveraging to implement projects and programs throughout the White Clay.