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  • White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    organizations have worked together to preserve watershed features that enhance water quality natural resources and the over all quality of life As residents business owners and visitors of the White Clay Valley we are free to enjoy its unique benefits but we also share responsibility for maintaining the characteristics that keep the White Clay so special Jack in the Pulpit c Doug Darrell Goddard park planting c North Creek Nurseries

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  • What We Do — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    Partners Volunteer Contact Us As residents and visitors of the White Clay Creek watershed we enjoy its unique benefits but we also share responsibility for maintaining the outstanding characteristics that make the watershed special Linda Stapleford watershed resident and former Managment Plan Coordinator Our Mission 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

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  • Projects — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    put towards implementation of best management practices and outreach throughout the bi state watershed such as stormwater basin retrofits and manure management projects shad restoration and dam removal s reforestation water quality testing and school programming Check out our featured projects below The White Clay Wild and Scenic Steering Committee has on average matched our federal funds 1 1 In other words every dollar of federal funds received has been

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  • Creek Fest — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    recreational historical and natural resource values of the White Clay Creek through various activities and exhibits We hope to inform residents in and around the watershed on ways to protect improve and promote these values We hope you will join Delaware State Parks White Clay Wild and Scenic Program and SUEZ formerly United Water and a host of other local organizations to celebrate our most precious resource The White Clay Creek Enjoy live music children s activities exhibits vendors educational hikes good food and other live entertainment Date May 7 2016 First Saturday in May Rain or Shine Time noon 4pm Place White Clay Creek State Park Carpenter Recreation Area Main Entrance 880 New London Road RT 896 Newark Delaware Cost The event is FREE but White Clay Creek State Park Fees are in effect 4 In State 8 Out of State per vehicle SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Pre Event Stream Study at the Creek led by Stroud Water Research Center 10 30 a m 11 30 a m Meet at Carpenter Recreation Area Shuttle Stop or park down at the Wedgewood Road Parking Lot Advanced registration strongly suggested Click here to register Hikes with Friends of White Clay Creek State Park 12 30 2 00 p m Explore White Clay on a moderate hike and pace over varied terrain bring water Led by Wilmington Trails Club 2 00 p m Invasive Plant Species of the White Clay Easy terrain and pace interpretive hike to learn about some local invasive plants Led by White Clay Creek State Park Main Stage Performances and Presentations 12 00 1 00 p m Chapel Street Junction Americana Music from local Newark band 1 15 2 00 p m Brandywine Zoo Stage Program Live animal show 2 15 3 30 p m Chapel Street Junction Americana

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  • Partners — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    Maps Videos BLOG Take Action Partners About What We Do Projects Creek Fest Partners Volunteer Contact Us Our projects are based on strong partnerships with federal state and local governments public and private organizations and schools with in the watershed Pooling funding and or resources to create a healthier environment Partners Become a Partner If you would like to partner with us on a project fill out the form below

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  • Volunteer — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    Volunteer About What We Do Projects Creek Fest Partners Volunteer Contact Us Volunteers are absolutely essential to ensure the health of the White Clay watershed Volunteers help with stream clean ups stream monitoring invasive species removal and outreach to municipalities and the public We couldn t reach success without you Become a Volunteer If you would like to volunteer with us fill out the form below and one of our

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  • Contact Us — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    of American Shad In 2012 the White Clay Creek Watershed Steering Committee appointed Shane Morgan as the new White Clay Creek Management Plan Coordinator A graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Drexel University Shane holds a Bachelor s of Science degree in Environmental Resources Management and a Master s of Science in Biology Shane taught several undergraduate classes and was awarded the Drexel University Certificate of Excellence in College Teaching

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  • Watershed Facts — White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River
    Scenic Rivers Stormwater Runoff The wonderful resources that attract us to the White Clay Watershed have also led to its status as Wild Scenic A watershed is all the area of land that drains into a body of water and we all live in a watershed The White Clay watershed is 107 square miles and includes parts of Chester County PA and New Castle County DE Nearly 130 000 people call the White Clay Creek watershed home The White Clay watershed is unique because It is the first entire watershed rather than just a section of a river designated into the Wild and Scenic federal system This beyond the riverbank approach takes into consideration the variety of influences that affect river habitat and water quality Is managed through long term partnerships between the National Park Service and local regional and state stakeholders It has a collaborative conservation approach which is locally driven with yearly planning for river conservation and education It has a thorough conservation management plan that aims to protect Outstanding Resource Values scenic recreational geologic fish and wildlife historic and cultural The watershed s recreational and resource potential attracts a large number of in and out of state

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