The mission of the Delaware River Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy
provide the framework for the implementation of water quality improvement practices and behaviors
through technical, informational, educational and financial assistance to
in the watershed. Our goal is to restore the watershed to a condition with clean water and healthy
habitats for human and wildlife
We aim to make the watershed a place where people
work together to sustain mutual economic and environmental well-being.
Cost Share, Scholarships, & Workshops
Delaware River WRAPS and other resource partners provide a variety of assistance in the form of scholarships, funding,
and workshops to help
stakeholders within the watershed and to benefit the watershed community. For information on
availability, scheduling, and qualification requirements for this assistance, click on the links below.
Funding and Cost Share available to implement best
management practices to areas within the watershed.
Scholarships to provide educational opportunities to attend classes
or other presentations on current best practices.
Workshops that provide instruction and information for
watershed restoration techniques and other topics related to water. Most workshops are free and held locally.
The Delaware River WRAPS plan is available for download as a PDF (3 MB).
It includes detailed information about the watershed area, water quality concerns within the watershed, and
goals and objectives for addressing those concerns.
View a PowerPoint presentation of a
streambank stabilization project
in Nemaha County. This is a 3MB file.
A WATERSHED is the area that water flows across or under on its way to a stream,
river, lake or ocean. The DELAWARE RIVER WATERSHED is the area of land in northeast
Kansas that water flows across or
under on its way to the Delaware River, an area of over 1,110 square miles.
The Delaware River terminates at its confluence with the Kansas River south of Perry Lake
Reservoir near the city of Perry, Kansas. This area is shown on the map at right. A
(1 MB) of the area is available for download.
The Delaware River Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy project is sponsored by the
Glacial Hills Resource Conservation & Development Region, Inc.
The Glacial Hills RC&D is a nonprofit organization that plans and implements
projects and programs that improve the quality of life for the people of northeast Kansas via environmental, social and
economic benefits to communities and surrounding areas.
The Delaware River Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy project is supported by a grant from the Kansas
Department of Health & Environment (KDHE), EPA Section 319 Clean Water Act Fund, and by State Water Plan funds.