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Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Seeks Volunteers for Fish Survey

Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Seeks  Volunteers for Fish Survey
The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) seeks volunteers to assist with the 2016 Inshore Fish Monitoring Program. This all-volunteer effort is studying the fish population of the Inland Bays at seventeen sites around the three Inland Bays and their tributaries.An orientation program will be held on Thursday, March 31 at 5:30 pm at the CIB office located on Inlet ...
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CIB Offering State of Love Creek Report Presentations to Interested Homeowners Associations and Civic Groups

CIB Offering State of Love Creek Report Presentations to Interested Homeowners Associations and Civic Groups
Rehoboth Beach, DE:  A recent survey conducted by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and its Love Creek Team found that many residents and property owners around Love Creek have concerns about water quality and the impact of land use changes within their watershed. In response to these community concerns, the CIB has published the State of Love Creek ...
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Dr. Emily Seldomridge named Watershed Coordinator at the Center for the Inland Bays

Dr. Emily Seldomridge named Watershed Coordinator at the Center for the Inland Bays
Rehoboth Beach, DE: The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Emily Seldomridge to the position of Watershed Coordinator, a new position at the CIB.In this position, Dr. Seldomridge will coordinate with partner organizations to implement, track and report progress made on the Inland Bays Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP), the ...
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Trends in Nutrient Pollution in Delaware’s Inland Bays Tops the Agenda of Next CIB Science Meeting

Trends in Nutrient Pollution in Delaware’s Inland Bays Tops the Agenda of Next CIB Science Meeting
Water quality in Delaware’s Inland Bays is impaired by years of pollution from excess nutrients, nitrogen and phosphorus.  Our bays and creeks often are murky from algae blooms, have very few bay grasses or oysters, and do not support healthy oxygen levels in many areas.At the next meeting of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Science and Technical Advisory ...
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Center for Inland Bays Awarded Grant for Living Shorelines on the Inland Bays

Center for Inland Bays Awarded Grant for  Living Shorelines on the Inland Bays
Rehoboth Beach - The Delaware Center for Inland Bays, in partnership with Sussex Conservation District, announced receipt of a $42,000 planning grant to evaluate potential sites for ‘living shoreline’ demonstration projects and develop concept designs for selected sites. It is an important milestone in a multi-year initiative to advance the use of ‘living shorelines’ management techniques for shoreline stabilization on ...
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Volunteers Begin Work on Phase 1 of the James Farm Master Plan

James Farm Master Plan Sketch
Ocean View- On Wednesday, October 7, twenty-one employees with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, Drainage Section, volunteered their time at the James Farm Ecological Preserve, clearing brush and selected trees from two acres that will now be managed as upland meadow. The meadow is part of the James Farm Ecological Preserve Master Plan that aims to accommodate a growing number ...
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The Center for the Inland Bays and Partner Restaurants Recycle 1,000 Bushels of Oyster Shell

The Center for the Inland Bays and Partner Restaurants  Recycle 1,000 Bushels of Oyster Shell
Indian River Inlet:  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ (CIB) oyster shell recycling program, known as, Don’t Chuck Your Shucks, reached its goal to collect 1,000 bushels of shell in its first season. The program, designed to collect and reuse the oyster shells that would otherwise be sent to landfills, is a partnership with twelve area restaurants and The ...
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Feedback Sought from Dirickson Creek Residents

Feedback Sought from Dirickson Creek Residents
Rehoboth Beach, DE:  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays invites residents of the Dirickson Creek area to complete a short online survey regarding their recreational use of the creek, access to the creek, and observations and concerns about water quality. The feedback from this survey will be used to assist the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), and ...
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Inland Bays Fish Survey Team Gathers to Honor Ron Kernehan

Inland Bays Fish Survey Team Gathers to Honor Ron Kernehan
Rehoboth Beach, DE:  On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, members of the Inland Bays Fish Survey and staff gathered at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) to remember and honor our friend and colleague Ron Kernehan, who died in July at his home in Lewes Beach.  Ron Kernehan joined the CIB as a volunteer in 2010 to develop and ...
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Get on Board with the Bays at the 8th Annual Deck Party

Get on Board with the Bays at the 8th Annual Deck Party
-  A Benefit for the Inland Bays-Rehoboth Beach, DE:  Join us on the deck for the 8th Annual Decked Out! party to benefit the Center for the Inland Bays on Thursday, August 6th  from 6:00–9:00  p.m. at our bayside location on Indian River Inlet.  Enjoy the sounds of steel drum music as the sun sets over Indian River Bay and ...
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Seventy Volunteers Got Wet, Got Dirty and Had Fun at the 11th Annual Inland Bays Clean Up

Seventy Volunteers Got Wet, Got Dirty and Had Fun at the  11th Annual Inland Bays Clean Up
Indian River Inlet, DE:   For more than a decade, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and its partners have held the annual Inland Bays Clean Up which has removed tons of trash from the beaches, bays and marshes of the three Inland Bays.From litter like plastic bottles and bags, to docking lumber and tires, trash in the bays can ...
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A Safer Day on the Bays for about 43 Cents a Pound

A Safer Day on the Bays for about 43 Cents a Pound
Center for Inland Bays Working to Remove Hazardous Debris from the BaysIndian River Inlet, DE:   When most people hear about the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, they think about cleaning up pollution in the Bays.  But one CIB committee is focused on the broader mission; the ‘wise use and enhancement’ of the Inland Bays.  The Water Use Plan Implementation ...
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Native Plant Sale at James Farm an Annual Rite of Spring!

Native Plant Sale at James Farm an Annual Rite of Spring!
Indian River Inlet, DE:   For many, the annual Native Plant Sale at James Farm Ecological Preserve has become a spring tradition.  Now in its eleventh year, the Gardening for the Bays Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 2nd at the James Farm Ecological Preserve on Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View is the ‘one-stop-shop’ for ‘going native’ in your garden ...
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Center for the Inland Bays Volunteer Dennis Bartow Awarded Presidential Honor

Center for the Inland Bays Volunteer Dennis Bartow Awarded Presidential Honor
Rehoboth Beach, DE:  Dr. Dennis Bartow of Ocean View was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award with thanks and appreciation from President Barack Obama for his devotion to service in his work for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays.  A retired educator and administrator from Montgomery County Pennsylvania, he came to the CIB in 2008 to teach in the ...
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Center for the Inland Bays Joins Delaware Conservation Leaders to Launch Clean Water Campaign

Center for the Inland Bays Joins Delaware Conservation Leaders to Launch Clean Water Campaign
Rehoboth Beach, DE:  “Although Delaware’s Inland Bays have long been recognized as waters of exceptional recreational and ecological significance, water quality is still a concern because the Bays continue to receive nutrient pollution from a variety of sources like wastewater and fertilizers, said Chris Bason, Executive Director of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays in Rehoboth Beach.”“It is for ...
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