Delaware Bay Estuary Project
Northeast Region


red knot, eggs, horseshoe crab

Red Knot, Horseshoe crab eggs, Horseshoe crab

The Delware Bay Estuary Project is an office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) . The mission of the Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. Read about the priorities and principles (pdf 1.37 MB) of the Service.

Our office's specific mission is to:
Work with partners to identify, restore, and protect regionally important habitat in the Delaware River drainage basin and the Delmarva Peninsula area.

work area

Address and contact information:

Delaware Bay Estuary Project
US Fish and Wildlife Service
2610 Whitehall Neck Rd.
Smyrna, Delaware   19977-2910

Phone: 302/653-9152
Fax: 302/653-9421


All images are USFWS photos unless otherwise noted.


Last updated: October 22, 2013

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