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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.