Delaware Inland Bays
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Delaware has 30 square miles of inland coastal bays in southeastern Sussex County, Delaware consisting of:
- Rehoboth Bay,
- Indian River Bay, and
- Little Assawoman Bays.
Environmental problems include high levels of nitrogen and phosphorus. Two major areas of concern have been identified as critical issues for Delaware's Inland Bays eutrophication and habitat loss. Current demonstration projects include reintroduction of submerged aquatic vegetation, increasing the acquisition of open space, and developing alternatives for excess poultry manure. Shoreline stabilization programs have increased wildlife habitat and reduced erosion.
Center for Delaware's Inland Bays- This nonprofit organization, which was established in 1994, conducts research and restoration projects and provides outreach to the public.
EPA Mid-Atlantic Contact:
Susan McDowell (email@example.com)