Environmental Stewardship

Adapting to a changing climate

Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with individuals, farms and the horticulture industry to promote environmental stewardship in the state. Cooperative Extension is using research to develop management practices that will allow Delawareans to adapt to a changing climate and protect and conserve our natural resources. One major focus has been reducing nutrient pollution from lawns and agriculture through education, development of science-based nutrient management practices, and promoting compliance with state nutrient management regulations. Additionally, integrated pest management practices are being developed and promoted to reduce the impact of pesticides on the environment.

Learning and promoting best practices