Water Resources Research Act Program

Details for Project ID 2010DE178B

Education and Outreach for the Delaware Wetlands

Institute: Delaware
Year Established: 2010 Start Date: 2010-06-01 End Date: 2011-02-28
Total Federal Funds: $1,500 Total Non-Federal Funds: $3,000

Principal Investigators: Kathryn O'Connell, Kristin Berry

Abstract: The state of Delawares Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) intends to improve the distribution of information regarding Delaware's wetlands. This project focuses on the development of visually appealing approaches to inform a wide variety of audiences about Delaware wetlands: 1) creating informational graphical illustrations showing the type and diversity of wetlands in Delaware; 2) designing advertisements for various media regarding the wetlands and 3) developing a series of articles for the Delaware Wetlands website and/or design literature for distribution among various audiences. This educational and informational outreach project is being conducted jointly by the University of Delaware and DNREC.