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Anchorage Canal Drainage Area Stormwater Retrofit

Anchorage Canal Drainage Area Stormwater Retrofit

The Anchorage Canal Drainage Area Stormwater Retrofit Project A Collaborative Community Demonstration Project to Clean Up Stormwater Runoff to the ...
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Backyard Habitats

Backyard Habitats

Backyard Habitats in the Inland Bays Watershed The loss of native habitat in the Inland Bays watershed, and excess nutrients ...
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Bethany Beach Nature Center

Bethany Beach Nature Center

  Bethany Beach Nature Center 807 Garfield Pkwy  Bethany Beach, DE 19930 About a mile west of Route 1, just ...
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Loop Canal Project Site

Bethany Loop Canal Project

As communities have developed around the Bays, long stretches of shoreline have been hardened with stone rip-rap or bulkheads. While ...
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Burton Island Study

Burton Island Study

  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) released the results of a study to assess whether material eroding ...
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CIB Speakers Bureau

CIB Speakers Bureau

Speaking for the Bays...the CIB Speakers Bureau Would your community or civic group like to learn more about our Inland ...
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Clean Water Campaign

Clean Water Campaign

About the Clean Water Campaign Dedicated funding for clean water is essential for a cleaner environment, healthier crops and food ...
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Dirickson Creek

Dirickson Creek

Dirickson Creek flows into Little Assawoman Bay at its southern end, just north of the state line near Fenwick Island. The ...
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Don't Chuck Your Shucks

Don’t Chuck Your Shucks

Since 2014, the 'Don’t Chuck Your Shucks' shell recycling program has collected shell from local restaurants for use in projects ...
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Fish Survey

Fish Survey

GET INVOLVED! To join a survey team, email environment@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 112. The Inland Bays Volunteer Fish ...
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Hazardous Debris Removal

Hazardous Debris Removal

After success in 2013 working with partners to remove derelict pilings and docks from the mouth of the Lewes and ...
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Hopkins Dairy Farm Stream Enhancement

Hopkins Dairy Farm Stream Enhancement

In 2011, we partnered with the Hopkins Dairy Farm (Green Acres Farm, Inc.) in Lewes on a project to improve ...
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Horseshoe Crab Survey

Horseshoe Crab Survey

GET INVOLVED!  Write to Andrew at environment@inlandbays.org   Each year, horseshoe crabs come ashore by the thousands to spawn on ...
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Inland Bays Migratory Fish Passage

Inland Bays Migratory Fish Passage

The spring migration of shad, herring and eel was once a harbinger of the season on rivers and creeks throughout ...
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James Farm Ecological Preserve

James Farm Ecological Preserve

 Attention Neighbors and Friends!! In 2014, the James Farm Ecological Preserve adopted a a Master Plan which called for various improvements ...
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James Farm Master Plan Sketch

James Farm Master Plan

🚨 Attention Neighbors and Friends!! In 2014, the James Farm Ecological Preserve adopted a a Master Plan which called for various improvements ...
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James Farm Middle School Education Program

James Farm Middle School Education Program

  "Hands On, Waders On" Learning Organized and managed by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), the James ...
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Living Shoreline stabilizes while allowing natural processes

Living Shorelines

  Living Shorelines in Delaware - A Virtual Tour Brought to you by the Delaware Living Shoreline Committee, this interactive ...
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Love Creek 

Love Creek 

 Just Released State of Love Creek Report (2015) On & Around Love Creek Check out the Love Creek Blog! Love Creek is ...
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Middle Island Rookery Project

Middle Island Rookery Project

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ staff developed a unique artificial nesting structure for Great Blue Heron and Egret ...
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Oyster Gardening

Oyster Gardening

  Resources for Current CIB Oyster Gardeners Log Your Hours Learn the Basics For fullscreen, click the bottom right corner ...
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Rain Gardens for the Bays

Rain Gardens

Be one in a thousand! 1000 Rain Gardens for the Inland Bays Catch the rain water where it falls and ...
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Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Ocean Outfall

Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Ocean Outfall

The City of Rehoboth Beach maintains a discharge of treated wastewater to the Lewes & Rehoboth Canal, which flows in ...
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Schoolyard Habitats

Schoolyard Habitats

Schoolyard Habitats - Greening Schools in the Inland Bays WatershedIn 2006, the CIB created a partnership with the Indian River ...
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Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise

Communities Around the Inland Bays Impacted by Sea Level Rise With the lowest mean elevation in the U.S. at just ...
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Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays

Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays

Get the Facts about Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays! Read the Shellfish Aquaculture Fact Sheet here Read the Aquaculture Planning Team ...
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Stockley Center Stormwater Dry Pond Retrofit Project

Stockley Center Stormwater Dry Pond Retrofit Project

The Stockley Center is home to the headwaters of Cow Bridge Branch, one of the Delaware Inland Bays’ least disturbed ...
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Stockley Center Stream Channel Enhancement

Stockley Center Stream Channel Enhancement

To help protect water quality in Cow Bridge Branch, the Center for the Inland Bays recently completed a project to ...
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Thatcher's Landing Habitat Project

Thatcher’s Landing Habitat Project

In the spring of 2009, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays took title to 1.64 acres of donated land ...
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Your Creek

Your Creek

Connecting Communities to their Creek There is water everywhere here. Of course, the Atlantic Ocean…the big water, but walk west ...
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