Delaware Sea Grant has been putting science to work for the Delaware coast for more than 40 years

We help Delaware communities wisely use, manage, and conserve our state's valuable coastal resources by fostering sustainable coastal economies, developing resilience to coastal hazards, and preparing the next generation of coastal leaders.

Learn more about Delaware Sea Grant's work and the projects we support:





Helping Delaware communities develop sustainable coastal economies based on a thriving natural environment

Creating coastal economies based on sustainable environmental practices requires three essential components: understanding our marine resources, working with communities to effect positive change, and training the next generation of environmental stewards.

We achieve these goals by:


Funding scientific research that addresses critical issues at the intersection of Delaware's coastal economy and environment



Building active partnerships with state and federal agencies, local businesses and environmental nonprofits, and Delaware communities and private citizens


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Advancing environmental literacy and initiating opportunities for students, teachers, and Delaware citizens to develop the next generation of coastal leaders



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