DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs encourages stewardship of Delaware’s coastal and ocean resources by promoting informed, science-based decision making. This is achieved through the development of tools and resources, local and regional planning, training workshops, conferences, field demonstrations, and providing technical assistance to coastal decision makers.
The Resilient Community Partnership helps communities prepare to respond to coastal hazards as part of their local planning efforts.
Supporting the long-term economic and ecological health of the Mid-Atlantic through regional ocean planning efforts.
Delaware Coastal Programs has developed information and planning tools to help plan for changing coastal environments.
The Coastal Training Program offers training and assistance to local governments to help communities make informed decisions.
Digital Coast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office for Coastal Management
Natural Hazard and Climate Change Adaptation Tool Kit for Delaware Communities from Delaware Sea Grant
Flood Ready Communities Toolkit from the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration
Funding Resilient Communities Database from the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration
Delaware Residents Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Opinion Survey Results from DNREC and Delaware Sea Grant
Delaware Sea Grant’s Homeowners’ Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards
Recommendations for Adapting to Sea Level Rise Executive Summary from the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee