Sea level rise response in Mid-Atlantic communities
On September 14, 2012 Delaware's sea level response report was presented to the residents of Delaware Bay communities in Delaware outlining the four possible responses and the estimated costs of each response. The report is meant to helps evaluate the environmental, social, business, political and financial impact over the coming decades.
Mid-Atlantic sea level response blog
We launched a new sea level rise response blog page in August to compile news reports of various communities' response to sea level rise as official projections and planned evacuation strategies are disseminated to residents.
Oyster restoration resources
BaySavefoundation.com launched a new page dedicated to oyster restoration news and reports from around the world.
Living Shorelines Restoration Project
This spring we launched restoration projects on three new sites utilizing gardening methods specifically adapted to the waters of the Delaware Bay. Shoreline gardening is a great way for property owners to help improve their local watershed. See more details and photos.
Port Mahon, DE
The small town of Port Mahon, Delaware was already lost to rising water level along the Delaware Bay shores. Now the last of the surviving roadway to a public boat launch is threatened.