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    Join us on June 7th at the Legislative Mall in Dover for exhibits, networking opportunities, and the chance to discuss the importance of clean water with your State Representative and Senators. Registration required

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    Spring/Summer Inland Bays Journal Now Available! Batty for Bats? Curious about the power of soil? Wanna know "What's in the Water"? The Spring/Summer Issue of the Inland Bays Journal is for you!

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    Now Hiring: Development Coordinator The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays invites applications for its Development Coordinator who will plan, coordinate and implement fundraising efforts, that include building relationships with and securing support from current and prospective individual donors, foundations, and corporations. This position is an opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to take his or her career to the next level.

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    2015 Annual Report Now Available: Staff, volunteers and partners of the CIB have been busy over the past 12 months. From living shorelines to oyster gardening, find out what’s been accomplished and what’s in the works!

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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. 

The Inland Bays watershed area also extends west to the headwater streams of Indian River and other tributaries, surrounded by the farm fields, millponds and marshes of Sussex County, Delaware. The area features a beautiful and truly unique natural landscape so get outside and explore your Inland Bays

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Visit Us at One of These Locations


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Bethany Beach Nature Center BuildingLearn more about the Bays: 

Visit our partner location, the Bethany Beach Nature Center for additional children’s programs, indoor and outdoor exhibits and more information about the Inland Bays. 







Get to Know the Inland Bays






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