Conservation Projects
 

NCCD knows that conservation is important at all scales. From a homeowner's backyard to protecting Delaware's coast, our work would not be possible without the support from Delaware state legislators and other conservation partners. Explore below to learn more about a few of our past and current projects. Make sure to check back to see project updates! 

DE River & Bay Dikes

Supported by: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

NCCD was charged with restoring numerous dikes along the Delaware Bay. This highlights both the Army Creek and Gambacorta Dike which were badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

From:

2013-2014

Dragon Run

Supported by: Representative Valerie Longhurst & Senator Nicole Poore

A restoration project for the Delaware City tide gate. 

From:

2016

Bulls Eye Parking Lot

Supported by: Representative Kimberly Williams & Senator Anthony Delcollo 

After a collapsed drain pipe caused a sink hole in the parking lot of Bull's Eye Bar and Restaurant, NCCD  repaired and replaced the old infrastructure. 

From:

2019

Branch Canal

Supported by: Representative Valerie Longhurst & Senator Nicole Poore

This project's goals included restoring a degraded wetland, protecting an African-Union cemetery, and the creation of a pedestrian/bike path and bridge along the Branch Canal in Delaware City. 

From:

2013-2016

Chelthenham Bridge

Supported by: Representative Gerald Brady & Senator Anthony Delcollo

NCCD was honored to receive a plaque of appreciation from the Westminster Civic Association for our work in rebuilding the Chelthenham Bridge. 

From:

2016-2017

Sycamore- Elsmere

Supported by: Representative John L.  Mitchell & Senator Anthony Delcollo

This project worked to alleviate water draining concerns for homeowners living on Sycamore Ave in Elsmere.

From:

2019-2020

Port Penn Dike

Supported by: Senator Bruce Ennis & Representative Kevin Hensley

To prevent rising tides from flooding historic Port Penn, 150 tons worth of sandbags plus additional coverings were used to repair the heavily eroded, existing dike.

From:

2015-2016

Edgemoor Gardens

Supported by: Representative Debra Heffernan

In Edgemoor Gardens located in northeast Wilmington, NCCD worked to improve the existing storm-water system.

From:

2018-2019

Simonds Garden

Supported by: Senator Darius J. Brown & Representative Franklin D. Cooke

This project is working to address community-wide drainage and storm water concerns in the Simonds Garden community located between New Castle and Wilmington.  

From:

2020-Current

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