Habitat for Humanity

Building Food and Pollinator Gardens to Help Flooding, Heat, and Food Insecurity in Wilmington, DE

In Wilmington, DE, as in many cities, summer temperatures have soared and stronger storms have increased flooding. The birds, butterflies, and other precious wild creatures have fallen in number. The Wilmington population needs dependable, healthy food sources. What do these all have in common? They can be helped by planting food and pollinator gardens!

DelNature’s own Kerry Wilson, Habitat Outreach Manager, has been a key player in helping Wilmington fight hot temperatures, flooding, food insecurity, and wildlife loss. The project she’s working with has a long name but it its purpose is clear: Enhancing the City of Wilmington’s Urban Pollinator Corridor and Food Resilience Efforts in Wilmington, DE.

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