Delaware Children In Nature

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Working Committee Outdoor Connections

Public perception of green spaces is important – if individuals are aware of parks and consider them accessible, green spaces experience higher public usage. This committee works to improve connections between the public and park areas.


Committee Co-Chairs

Anna Willis, Delaware Greenways / See You Outside

Email anna@syodelaware.org

Telephone 302.655.7275 


Kendall Sommers, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Email Kendall.Sommers@state.de.us

Telephone 302-739-9242


Objectives for 2013-14

  • Target underserved communities and facilitate creation of one natural play area per county by 2016; planning must begin in 2014 to secure strategy and funding.
  • Strengthen partnership between Delaware Greenways (non-government) and DNREC in working toward common goals outlined in the TF Report and Recommendations.
  • Work with individual communities to implement walkability / bikability plans.