Delaware River Watershed

The Discovery Center Event Series Taps into the Connection of the “Birds & Brews” of the Delaware River Watershed

— Audubon Mid-Atlantic brings together a panel of Brewers for the Delaware River members and city leaders to discuss the importance of watershed health for birds, people, and beer.

U.S. House Recommends Increased Funding for Delaware River Watershed for Fourth Year

— Growing federal appropriations helps protect the iconic waterway for birds and communities.
Northern Harrier. Doug German/Audubon Photography Awards

A Policy Agenda to Protect the Birds of the Delaware River Watershed

— Audubon focuses on funding and bipartisan engagement for clean, reliable water for birds and people.
Saltmarsh Sparrow. Frank Lehman/Audubon Photography Awards

Advocates Attend Virtual “Hill Day” in Record Numbers to Champion Delaware River Watershed

— Audubon leaders and coalition partners brought local voices to Capitol Hill to support clean water legislation.
Golden-winged Warbler. Arni Stinnissen/Audubon Photography Awards

Bipartisan Delaware River Watershed Caucus Signals a Beacon of Opportunity

— The recently formed caucus shows substantial federal and state support of one of the founding rivers of America for birds and communities.
Brown-headed Nuthatch on a Longleaf Pine. Matt Tillet/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Delaware Governor Signs Invasive Plant Bill with Unanimous Support

— Legislation sets eyes on more bird-friendly, sustainable natural ecosystems across the state.
Peregrine Falcon in front of Philadelphia's city hall. George Armistead

It’s Time for Lights Out in Philadelphia

— Audubon and coalition partners seek to make the City of Brotherly Love bird-friendly.
Ruddy Duck. Claudio Contreras Koob

Delaware River Basin Commission Vote Shows Commitment to Clean, Reliable Water

— Audubon commends the regional agency for taking important steps to protect and manage water resources for birds and communities.
American Black Duck with downy young. JWiliszowski/iStock

Delaware River Watershed Sees Growing Congressional Support, Spelling Hope for Birds

— In the final days of 2020, Congress boosted funding for the crucial Delaware River Basin Restoration Program and critical regional conservation efforts.
Black-and-white Warbler. Brad James/Audubon Photography Awards

Philadelphia Sees Largest Mass Collision Event in the City in 70 Years

— Reflecting on the “gruesome and overwhelming” day, experts remain hopeful that the event will inspire action for bird-friendly communities.