• Join Us In Our Restoration Efforts!

  • December 12, 2023

We Need Your Help

We Need Your Help

We Need Your Help 975 650 Brandywine River Restoration Trust

This Thursday, December 14th, Wilmington City Council will vote on a resolution to grant a temporary construction easement to allow BRRT to access Dam 6 for removal this winter. Please express your support for BRRT using the link below. A pre-written email of support can be sent with only 2 clicks, or you may personalize the message any way you want.

You can also support us by signing up to speak at this Thursday’s meeting, either in person or by Zoom. SIGN UP HERE TO SPEAK. (You must sign up if you’d like to speak.)

To join the Zoom meeting on December 14th, CLICK HERE. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

More Information on Dam Removal

Removing obsolete dams on the Brandywine will have numerous benefits:

  • Enable the migration of American Shad for the first time in 300 years
  • Reduce flooding
  • Improve water quality
  • Improve ecology
  • Improve recreational opportunities for residents, neighbors and visitors
  • Provide new recreational opportunities such as fishing

Learn more at: What Happens After Dam Removals