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To inspire citizen action, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network provides citizens with the information, tools and training they need to make a difference for the River. Citizen participation is critical to ensuring protection and proper management of the Delaware River. Through our Awareness-to-Action program, we move citizens from burgeoning awareness to citizen action on behalf of local streams. We employ informative membership materials, publications, motivational and informative presentations, special topic workshops, hands-on training, and networking events. When you become part of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, you will enjoy opportunities to learn about watershed ecosystems, acquire skills that enable you to have a meaningful impact on environmental decision-making, and develop confidence in your abilities to apply these newly acquired skills to protect your local streams.

Begin Your Journey From Awareness To Action

Informative Membership Materials

Our Annual Reports: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Read the report on our first 25 years.
Get River Rapids, our newsletter published three times a year.
Get active in your own backyard! Learn the importance of native plants, reconfigure your yardscape using natives, and learn which plants to use where.

Delaware Riverkeeper Network Publications

  • Purchase hard copies of our education publications.
  • Download a free PDF of A River Again: The Story of the Schuylkill River Project. Published by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, this book tells the story of the cleanup of the Schuylkill River after decades of pollution. A River Again serves as a cautionary tale for how we manage our rivers today.
  • See other Delaware Riverkeeper Network publications that are free to download a free PDF here.

Motivational and Informative Presentations

Need a speaker? Consider requesting a speaker from the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Look over our brochure and Speaker Request Form. Review topics and speaker bios.

The Watershed Congress melds science, policy and practical applications into one program. As a result, the annual Watershed Congress is a highly anticipated event for people interested in understanding, protecting and restoring their local streams. Didn’t make it to the Watershed Congress? Catch up on what you missed. Full video of selected talks from the 2016 Watershed Congress can now be viewed online. PDFs of selected sessions from past Watershed Congresses can also be viewed online. In all, you can view 60 PDFs from the 2010 through 2016 Watershed Congresses.

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