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    Share your memorable moments! Time spent in nature has scientifically been proven to positively impact our lives. Submit an essay by June 16th and win some incredible prizes like a free boat tour on the Bays, a catered picnic, a gift card, and your essay printed in our fall Inland Bays Journal!

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    The County is now considering a proposed amendment to the cluster subdivision ordinance that would make the superior design standards mandatory for developing cluster subdivisions. The superior design standards protect wetlands and wildlife habitat and are voluntary in the current ordinance.

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    Help us clean up our Inland Bays! This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th and will focus on the shores along Rehoboth and Indian River Bays. Advance registration is requested, and additional boats are still needed! Clean up boats leave from Massey's Landing Public Boat Ramp in Long Neck.

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    It is our hope that one day our Inland Bays will be safe, swimmable, and fishable for all. To achieve these goals, we need your help!

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Welcome to Delaware’s Inland Bays

If you live or vacation in south coastal Delaware…the Inland Bays are right in your backyard! 
Three shallow bays, the Rehoboth Bay, Indian River Bay and Little Assawoman Bay, lie just behind a narrow spit of land in sight of the Atlantic Ocean. They serve as the backbone of Delaware’s coastal resort area that stretches north to Cape Henlopen, at the mouth of the Delaware Bay, and south to the Town of Fenwick Island and Maryland state line. 

To preserve, protect and restore Delaware’s Inland Bays and their watershed.


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