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Giving Back to the Earth One Tree at a Time! Volunteers Needed for Holiday Tree Planting Dec 14/15/16

Lewes, DE - Get into the holiday spirit and give back to the earth! The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays needs 100+ volunteers to plant trees at the Angola Neck Preserve, located between Lewes and Millsboro, Thursday through Saturday, December 14, 15,  and 16. “These efforts will create important habitat for birds and native wildlife and will help prevent ...
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Local Town, Business, and Volunteer Honored with “Friend of the Bays” Awards

Ocean View, DE - On September 22nd, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) presented three “Friend of the Bays” awards to local volunteer, Ab Ream, Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill, and the Town of Dewey Beach for excellence in volunteering, business support, and partnership aiding Delaware’s three Inland Bays. Ab Ream was presented with the Friend of the Bays ...
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End-of-Summer Events Raise $40,789 for the DE Center for the Inland Bays

End-of-Summer Events Raise $40,789 for the DE Center for the Inland Bays

10th Annual Fundraiser Nets $20,789 to Preserve, Protect and Restore Delaware’s Inland Bays
On the evening of Thursday, August 3rd, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) held its 10th Annual Decked Out event. A total of $20,789 was raised to preserve, protect and restore Delaware’s three Inland Bays. Guests enjoyed light fare from local restaurants, slurped salty ...
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Carl M. Freeman Companies & Foundation Donate $7,200 to the James Farm

On Friday, June 24th, Carl M. Freeman Companies held their 70th Anniversary Summer Kickoff Party, held at Bayside Fenwick Island, and benefiting the James Farm Ecological Preserve. By the end of the evening, a total of $3,600 was raised – and then matched –  by the Carl M. Freeman Foundation, bringing the total for the evening to over $7,200! For the uninitiated, ...
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James Farm Middle School Program Gets Indian River School District Students Outdoors

Ocean View, DE: The James Farm Middle School Program, a partnership between Indian River School District and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), has just wrapped up it’s 18th year educating local students about water quality, wetlands, and other local ecosystems! Serving approximately 1,400 students annually, the Program provides a unique experience to area 7th and 8th graders, ...
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Volunteers Clean-Up Over ½ Ton of Trash from Delaware’s Inland Bays

Indian River Inlet, DE: The 2017 Inland Bays Clean-Up was held on June 10th, organized by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, in conjunction with the DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Section, and Division of Parks & Recreation. Leaving from Massey’s Landing Public Boat Ramp, sixty-nine participants in thirteen boats collected trash from Indian River and Rehoboth ...
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Help ‘Beautify the Bays’ at the Inland Bays Clean-Up on June 10th

Indian River Inlet -  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is seeking volunteers and participants with boats for the 12th Annual Inland Bays Clean-Up. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 10th and will focus on the shores along Rehoboth and Indian River Bays. Advance volunteer sign-up is requested, as lunch and a reusable ...
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Celebrate Spring at the Native Plant Sale at James Farm May 6th

Indian River Inlet, DE: Celebrate the return of spring at the 13th Annual “Gardening for the Bays” Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 6th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at James Farm Ecological Preserve in Ocean View. Come browse from a wide selection of native flowers, trees, shrubs and grasses, and stick around for naturalist tours, demonstrations, gardening tips, ...
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Center for the Inland Bays Seeks Volunteers for Annual Horseshoe Crab Survey

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) seeks volunteers to assist with the 2017 Horseshoe Crab Survey. This citizen science volunteer effort gathers data about horseshoe crab spawning populations at sites on Rehoboth Bay, Indian River Bay and Little Assawoman Bay.An orientation program for volunteers will be held on Thursday, April 6 at 5pm at the CIB office located ...
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Center for the Inland Bays Seeks Volunteers for Annual Fish Survey

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) seeks volunteers to assist with the 2017 Inshore Fish Monitoring Program. This all-volunteer effort is studying the fish population of the Inland Bays at sixteen sites around the three Inland Bays and their tributaries.An orientation program will be held on Thursday, March 30 at 5 pm at the CIB office located on Inlet ...
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Local Restaurants Give Back to the Bays through ‘Don’t Chuck Your Shucks’ Shell Recycling Program

Don’t Chuck Your Shucks, a partnership between the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), the Nature Conservancy in Delaware, and 19 local restaurants is gearing up for a third season. This unique recycling program collects discarded oyster shell for use in oyster restoration projects in the Inland Bays.The CIB kicked-off its third full season of “Don’t Chuck Your Shucks” ...
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Center for Inland Bays and Stockley Center Partner for Clean Water

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) has partnered with the Delaware Health and Social Service’s Stockley Center on a project to reduce stormwater runoff to Cow Bridge Branch, a stream that runs through Doe Bridge Nature Preserve.Located near Georgetown, the 315-acre Doe Bridge Nature Preserve is one of the most biologically-unique areas in Delaware. Because of the ecological ...
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Farewell, Sally

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After twelve years, Sally Boswell, Education and Outreach Coordinator for the CIB, has resigned from her position and will be pursuing new opportunities.Sally began her work with the CIB in the fall of 2004 as an instructor for the CIB’s James Farm Middle School Education program after teaching the previous school year at the partner program at Ingram Pond Outdoor ...
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Reforestation at Angola Neck and Bullseye-Ferry Landing Preserves Reduce Nutrient Pollution and Create Interior Forest Habitat

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Rehoboth Beach, DE –
 This week, volunteers teamed up with the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), The Nature Conservancy in Delaware, and DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation, to reforest areas of Bullseye-Ferry Landing Preserve near Millsboro and the Perry Tract at Angola Neck Preserve near Lewes.“Reforesting these 37 total acres is a win for native wildlife, local ...
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Volunteers Wanted for Reforestation Tree Plantings at Angola Neck and Bullseye-Ferry Landing Preserves

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) is seeking volunteers to assist with two reforestation projects, planting trees at Bullseye-Ferry Landing Preserve (December 20 and 21) and the Perry Tract at Angola Neck Preserve (December 22 and 23), from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.“Converting these areas from cropland to forests will not only help reduce the nutrient ...
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