Delaware River Keeper

Private contributions and foundations

Main interest is in preserving, protecting, and promoting the Delaware River and associated resources. Also has an education focus about the Bay, and the responsible behavior of recreationists


Several Universities, including Rutgers University?the State University of New Jersey, Virginia Tech, Stockton State College, Royal Ontario Museum (Canada), and others. Many scientists from overseas participate in the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project

Conduct research on the interactions of recreationists and shorebirds. Interacts with the public and government to encourage protection of threatened and declining species of shorebirds

The Public

Private interests

Includes a number of conservationists, bird-watchers, and others interested in the Delaware Bay ecosystem, and in optimizing their own recreational uses with nature and survival of healthy shorebird populations. Volunteer as beach stewards and in research projects