About Us

The Mission of the Christina Conservancy Is To Promote Preservation, Restoration and Conservation of Natural and Historical Resources of the Christina River Watershed

Mission, Vision & Goals

Mission The mission of the Christina Conservancy is to promote the preservation, restoration, and conservation 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 vision and leadership in partnership with state and local agencies, other non-profit organizations, businesses, residents, homeowners, landowners, …

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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. 202 BRECKS LANE, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE 19807 Lynn W. Williams President Joanne Rufft 1st Vice President Lorraine M. Fleming Secretary Christopher Rowe Treasurer   Directors Jennifer A. Adkins David J. Athey Joe Butera William H. Day Anne T. Fitzgerald Lorraine M. Fleming Jonathan W. Husband Gregory A. Inskip Raynor A. Johnson James E. …

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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

NEWARK – On June 8, 2013, the Christina Conservancy Board, members of the Christina River Cleanup Committee, members of the Cooch family, and others celebrated the awarding of the 2013 Edward W. (Ned) Cooch, Jr. Environmental Scholarship to Erin Jones of Newark, Delaware. Joanne Rufft, Board member and chairman of the Scholarship Committee said, “This year, …

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Thank you Sponsors, Donors, and Patrons for your generosity.   Artesian Water Company BASF – The Chemical Company Christina Conservancy, Inc. Delaware City Refining Company Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Dow Chemical GE Aviation – Newark, Delaware Horizon Services, Inc. Kenny Family Foundation Noramco, Inc. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary United Water …

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Contact Us

  Christina Conservancy, Inc., 1201 Orange Street, Suite 640, Wilmington, DE 19801 christinaconservancy@gmail.com

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