Since 1961, we played a pivotal role in the acquisition and regulatory protection of 31,600 acres of land, including Delaware’s coastal areas and Great Cypress Swamp.
But we do much more than purchase land.
- We own and actively manage 21,600 acres of land to enhance biodiversity and support traditional uses of the land.
- We conveyed 10,000 acres of land to the State of Delaware for public recreation and education.
- We recognize hunting, farming, and forestry are an important part of Delaware’s local culture and economy.
- We use Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified forestry practices to restore the ecological functions of our forests while generating a long-term source of revenue for the organization and contributing to the local economy.