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The Coastal Resources Management Program's mission is to “protect and enhance fragile natural resources by reducing conflicts between competing land and water uses while representing a comprehensive approach to managing the impacts of development and other activities on coastal areas."

Philadelphia, Delaware Estuary Coastal Zone

Bluffs, Lake Erie Coastal Zone

News & Updates:

August 16, 2013
FFY 2014 Grant Solicitation Period Announced & Revised Grant Application Instruction Guide released

The upcoming solicitation period for the FFY 2014 Coastal Zone grants opens on August 19, 2013 and continues until 4pm on October 21, 2013. For more information, access the announcement page here.

The Coastal Zone Grant Application Instruction Guide has been revised for the FFY 2013 solicitation and is available for download from our main grants page.

June 11, 2013
2013 LECZ Obliques

Oblique aerial photography recently taken of the Lake Erie coastline is now available for download. Click here to access the oblique page.

May 28, 2013
Lake Erie Proposed Coastal Zone Boundary Expansion

The Department of Environmental Protection is considering an expansion of the current Lake Erie coastal zone to a larger, watershed-based area to encompass the watershed that flows into Lake Erie. Click here to access the press release.

September 13, 2012
FFY 2012 Coastal Zone Grants Announced

On August 24, DEP announced the 2012 Coastal Zone Management Grant awards. Click the links below for more information:

Link to DEP News Release
Link to 2012 Grant Descriptions and Maps

September 5, 2012
2012 DECZ Obliques

Oblique aerial photography taken of the Delaware Estuary coastline is now available for download. Click here to access the oblique page.


Past News & Updates

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Harrisburg, PA 17105-8465
Phone:  (717) 772-4785
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