About Us

The Christina Conservancy is a vibrant grassroots organization that facilitates actions for a clean and healthy Christina River and watershed.

Mission, Vision & Goals

Mission The mission of the Christina Conservancy is to promote the preservation, restoration, and appreciation of the historic and natural resources of the Christina River watershed. The Conservancy seeks to achieve this mission by providing financial support, advocacy support, communication, education, and leadership in cooperation with state and local agencies, other non-profit organizations, businesses, residents, …

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Our History

The Christina Conservancy – Our History! One cannot relate the history of the Christina River without noting that Delaware’s only Revolutionary War battle took place on its banks at Cooch’s Bridge, just south of Newark, on September 3, 1777.  Before the opening of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, the Christina River was part of an …

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Board of Directors

CHRISTINA CONSERVANCY, INC. 1201 Orange Street, Suite 640, Wilmington, DE 19801   John L. Williams President Martha C. Narvaez Vice-President  Kimberly A. Brinson Secretary Joseph R. Butera Treasurer Directors Jennifer A. Adkins Marianne B. Cinaglia John Harrod Gregory A. Inskip, Esq. James E. Jordan, Jr Sally O’Byrne Matt Sarver Kendall L. Sommers Advisors David J. Athey …

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Projects

Current and ongoing projects Annual Christina River Watershed Cleanup Help clean the single most important natural resource in our region – the waterways. The Christina River Watershed provides 75% of the public water supply for residents and businesses in New Castle County. A solid effort is needed annually to improve wildlife habitat and keep each …

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Press Releases

Recent Press Sen. Carper, Gov. Carney, Conservation Groups Hail Christina River Project and Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund (EINPresswire 8/20/21) ‘Something we should all do’: Carney, DNREC Sec. join local clean-up effort in Bear ahead of Earth Day (WDEL 4/15/21) Would you swim in the Christina River?  It may soon be possible (The News Journal 10/12/20) …

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Sponsors

THANK YOU to 2020 Sponsors of the Christina River Watershed Cleanup: INC Now Agilent Artesian Water Delaware City Refinery Sallie Mae Delmarva Power New Castle Conservation District RK&K Keogh Contracting Company Delaware Disc Golf NSDAR Cooch’s Bridge Chapter   And to past Christina Conservancy Sponsors, Donors, and Patrons for your generosity. Artesian Water Company BASF …

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Contact Us

Christina Conservancy Inc. 1201 Orange Street, Suite 640 Wilmington, Delaware 19801 christinaconservancyinc@gmail.com

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