Eco Tip

Use native plants for landscaping and plant rain gardens to slow runoff around your home.

Welcome

The University of Delaware’s Environmental Portal is a central place for future and current students, faculty, staff and the public to connect to the many environmentally focused programs the University has to offer.

In the opening decade of the 21st century, the constraints imposed by a common planet have come to the forefront. The University of Delaware, with a strong history of environmental research and education, is positioned to help lead the way in developing technological, social, political, and cultural solutions to these challenges.

Here you will find connections to our top-notch academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students. You can also connect to environmental student clubs and organizations. If you are interested in the kinds of research taking place at UD, be sure to browse our Research and Centers pages. If you have questions or want additional information about what you discover here, click here to contact us.

  • March 11, 2015--Two University of Delaware seniors, Abby Kramer and Kerry Snyder, have been selected as Peace Corps volunteers for 2015.

  • March 11, 2015--Ag Day, an annual tradition of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at the University of Delaware, will be held on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The theme of Ag Day 2015 is “Farm to Table.”

  • March 9, 2015--South Africa is working to revitalize its cotton textile and apparel industry, which has been damaged by the availability of inexpensive imported clothing, by focusing on sustainability — a focus that is expected to benefit from the University of Delaware’s expertise.