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Anchorage Canal Drainage Area Stormwater Retrofit

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

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

Address: Bethany Beach Nature Center 807 Garfield Pkwy  Bethany Beach, DE 19930 Phone: (302) 537-7680 Hours: Nature Center:  SUMMER SEASON ...
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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

Study Released by the Center for the Inland Bays Assessing Coal Ash Impact on Aquatic Life Around Burton Island The ...
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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

About the Clean Water CampaignDedicated funding for clean water is essential for a cleaner environment, healthier crops and food sources, ...
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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

The 'Don’t Chuck Your Shucks' program recycles shell from local restaurants into projects that benefit our Inland Bays - including in living shorelines ...
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Fish Survey

GET INVOLVED: Annual Fish Survey Kickoff/Orientation Meetings are held each April for the coming season. We'd love to have you join us! ...
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Gardening for the Bays Native Plant Sale

    Participating Nurseries and Garden Centers Exhibitors and Program Leaders Delaware Nature Society Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek ...
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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

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

GET INVOLVED: Annual Horseshoe Crab Survey Kickoff/Orientation Meetings are held each April for the coming season. We'd love to have you join us! ...
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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

Address: 30048 Cedar Neck Road Ocean View, DE 19970 View printable directions.Phone: (302) 226-8105Email: jamesfarm@inlandbays.orgHours: Sunrise to Sundown 365 days/yearAdmission: Free ...
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James Farm Master Plan Sketch

James Farm Master Plan

 Preserving a wild place requires a plan. Last year, the Preserve felt the footsteps of 10,000 visitors, many with their four-legged ...
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James Farm Middle School Education Program

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

Living Shorelines

Keep Our Shorelines Living!Stable shorelines are needed to protect coastal communities and serve as important habitat for native animals. But ...
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Love Creek 

 Just ReleasedState of Love Creek Report (2015)On & Around Love CreekCheck out the Love Creek Blog! Love Creek is a major tributary ...
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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

Are you a current CIB Oyster Gardener? Oyster Gardening Program The Center’s Oyster Gardening program is a restoration project that ...
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Rain Gardens for the Bays

Rain Gardens

Be one in a thousand! 1000 Rain Gardens for the Inland BaysCatch the rain water where it falls and reduce ...
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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 - Greening Schools in the Inland Bays WatershedIn 2006, the CIB created a partnership with the Indian River ...
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Sea Level Rise

Communities Around the Inland Bays Impacted by Sea Level RiseWith the lowest mean elevation in the U.S. at just 60 ...
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Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays

Get the Facts about Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays!Read the Shellfish Aquaculture Fact Sheet hereRead the Aquaculture Planning Team Final Report ...
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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

To help protect water quality in Cow Bridge Branch, the Center for the Inland Bays recently completed a project to ...
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Your Creek

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