Del. Farmland Preservation Program Makes Significant Strides in Inland Bays Watershed


More than 3,800 acres of Delaware farmland have been permanently preserved.23 farms in Sussex County, 26 in Kent County and three farms in New Castle County will remain as farmland through the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation.Easements are purchased under the program. “Preserving Delaware’s farmland is a priority and Delaware Aglands have helped keep farms…

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“A Tree For Every Delawarean” Initiative Takes Root

Photo courtesy of Gov. John Carney's office

A tree for every Delawarean… In an effort to plant more trees and mitigate the impact of carbon emissions in The First State, the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture will coordinate a new website where residents can find information about selecting, planting and caring for trees. Also, Delawareans, non-profits and municipalities will…

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