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Water Quality Monitoring Project Sheds New Light on Pollution Problems

Water Quality Monitoring Project Sheds New Light on Pollution Problems
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — A new research effort by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is offering deeper insight into the true state of water quality in the most polluted areas of the Bays. Continuous monitoring devices called “sondes” are part of a new network of sensors that collect water quality data every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, ...
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Be Part of the Solution to Pollution in the Inland Bays Aug. 28

Be Part of the Solution to Pollution in the Inland Bays Aug. 28
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — Volunteers with boats are needed to help the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays to remove debris from the Bays during the Annual Inland Bays Clean Up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28. The effort will focus on the shores along Rehoboth and Indian River Bays by boat, while the Delaware Department ...
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Learn How the Center for the Inland Bays, State are Working to Restore Oysters in the Inland Bays on Aug. 5, 2021

Learn How the Center for the Inland Bays, State are Working to Restore Oysters in the Inland Bays on Aug. 5, 2021
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — The public is invited to join the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ upcoming Citizens Advisory Committee - Citizens Café on Thursday, August 5, to learn about oysters, aquaculture and shellfish restoration efforts in the Inland Bays. The meeting will be held at the Center’s office at 39375 Inlet Road in Delaware Seashore State Park starting ...
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Microplastics, Water Monitoring Highlighted at Upcoming Center for the Inland Bays Science Committee Meeting

Microplastics, Water Monitoring Highlighted at Upcoming Center for the Inland Bays Science Committee Meeting
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays invites the public to learn about microplastics research and water quality reporting in the Inland Bays at an upcoming virtual Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, July 30. STAC meetings are a fantastic opportunity for residents to learn about local environmental ...
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Become an Oyster Gardener to Help Delaware’s Inland Bays!

Become an Oyster Gardener to Help Delaware’s Inland Bays!
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is now recruiting interested individuals for its Oyster Gardening Program, a restoration effort that brings scientists and residents together to restore local American oysters in the Inland Bays. This program began in 2003, and works with residents to raise small amounts of oysters in the waters of the Inland ...
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$200,000 Longwood Foundation Grant to Help Transform the James Farm Ecological Preserve  

$200,000 Longwood Foundation Grant to Help Transform the James Farm Ecological Preserve  
Rehoboth Beach, Del. - The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is thrilled to announce the recent award of a $200,000 grant from the Longwood Foundation, which will bring the Center one step closer to creating a regionally significant environmental education experience at the James Farm Ecological Preserve.  “We are incredibly grateful to the Longwood trustees for realizing the importance ...
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What IS Environmental Justice? Explore the Basics and Solutions at the Center’s Upcoming Webinar with National Advocate Michele Roberts

What IS Environmental Justice? Explore the Basics and Solutions at the Center’s Upcoming Webinar with National Advocate Michele Roberts
Rehoboth Beach, DE - The public is invited to join the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and guest speaker Michele Roberts, the National Co-Coordinator at the Environmental Justice Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform (EJHA), to learn about local and national environmental justice issues and how people can get involved. The webinar will be held at 6 p.m. on ...
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Collaborations Create Innovative Forest Wetland Project Near Frankford

Collaborations Create Innovative Forest Wetland Project Near Frankford
Frankford, Del. — A project to add native wetland vegetation that will restore natural habitat and improve water quality is taking root this month in Sussex County. Environmental Concern, Inc., an environmental contractor based in Maryland, is completing the final plantings at an innovative restoration project along Burbage Road near Frankford, with some assistance from volunteers. The site includes two ...
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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Donates $15,000 to improvements at the James Farm Ecological Preserve

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Donates $15,000 to improvements at the James Farm Ecological Preserve
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is thrilled to announce a generous donation and partnership with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s Beer & Benevolence program that will benefit future generations of Delawareans and visitors.

On Saturday, May 15, Dogfish Head released “Pontoon Lagoon,” a limited-edition gose-style ale brewed in collaboration with the Center, and presented the ...
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Water Contamination Issues to be Explored at Center for the Inland Bays Science Committee Meeting

Water Contamination Issues to be Explored at Center for the Inland Bays Science Committee Meeting
Rehoboth Beach, DE — The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays invites the public to learn about the impacts of legacy and emerging contaminants, wastewater planning and continuous water quality monitoring in the Inland Bays at an upcoming virtual Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, April 23. STAC meetings are a ...
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Inland Bays Science Surveys Seeking Volunteers for Spring 2021

Inland Bays Science Surveys Seeking Volunteers for Spring 2021
Rehoboth Beach - The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is gearing up for the 2021 survey season by hosting trainings for volunteer participants this March. Every year, the Center hosts several volunteer-driven surveys to collect data on important species, such as fish and blue crabs, as indicators of the health of their coastal environments. That information in turn can ...
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Congress Moves to Invest in the Nation’s Estuaries

Sen. Tom Carper at Read Avenue
Congress reauthorizes the National Estuary Program to recover and grow coastal economies and ensure resilient coastal communities Rehoboth Beach, Del. - Congress has reaffirmed its support and strong commitment to the National Estuary Program, a time-tested, non-regulatory program that enables communities to restore and protect the bays and estuaries they call home. The First State’s Delaware Center for the Inland ...
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Recent Grant Awards Will Transform the James Farm Ecological Preserve

Recent Grant Awards Will Transform the James Farm Ecological Preserve
Ocean View - The recent award of three major grants totaling $220,000 is setting in motion the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ reimagining of one of Sussex County’s most beloved public treasures: The James Farm Ecological Preserve. Plans to transform the 150-acre nature preserve near Ocean View are years in the making. Grant awards of $100,000 from the Outdoor ...
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Center for the Inland Bays and State Climatologist to Dive in to Local Climate Change Tools, Solutions

Center for the Inland Bays and State Climatologist to Dive in to Local Climate Change Tools, Solutions
Rehoboth Beach, DE -- The challenges of climate change in coastal Delaware, as well as solutions and tools to better understand the impacts, will be the focus of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ upcoming Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) - Citizens Café. The public is invited to join the Citizens Café virtually through Zoom at 6 p.m. on  Thursday, ...
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Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Honors Supporters with “Friend of the Bays” Awards

Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Honors Supporters with “Friend of the Bays” Awards
Rehoboth Beach, DE - The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the “Friend of the Bays” Awards, an honor given to individuals, volunteers and businesses for their support, partnership and volunteering excellence. On Thursday, Dec. 3, the Center awarded Delmarva Power, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Regional Fish & ...
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