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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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Drive in Style with a New Horseshoe Crab License Plate

Drive in Style with a New Horseshoe Crab License Plate
Delaware - Few things are more idyllically Delaware than specialty license plates and horseshoe crabs. Delawareans can embrace their First State heritage and support a good environmental cause by purchasing a license plate featuring our very own living fossil. The new environmental license plate featuring a coastal scene and Limulus polyphemus, better known as the American horseshoe crab, is ...
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Sussex County Nonprofits Partner on Delaware’s Latest Living Shoreline

Sussex County Nonprofits Partner on Delaware’s Latest Living Shoreline
Dagsboro, Delaware - Delaware’s latest living shoreline project is taking root along the banks of Pepper Creek thanks to a partnership between the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and the Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek. At the Gardens, near Dagsboro, a section of shoreline was receding due to erosion and sea level rise, issues that threaten many shorelines ...
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Inland Bays “Get Out!” campaign raises over $20,000

Inland Bays “Get Out!” campaign raises over $20,000
Rehoboth Beach, DE - Last month, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays called on supporters to get outside and do something they love while helping the Center raise money for its projects and programs through its inaugural Get Out for the Bays! campaign. On Sept. 29, Get Out! achieved its fundraising goal and by the close of the campaign, ...
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Help Fight Plastic Pollution in the Inland Bays on June 8th!

Help Fight Plastic Pollution in the Inland Bays on June 8th!
Indian River Inlet -  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is seeking volunteers and participants with boats for the 15th Annual Inland Bays Clean Up! This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th and will focus on the shores along Rehoboth and Indian River Bays, leaving from Massey’s Landing Public Boat Ramp ...
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Perdue AgriRecycle Donation Helps Bring Life to New James Farm Preserve Lawn

Perdue AgriRecycle Donation Helps Bring Life to New James Farm Preserve Lawn
Ocean View, DE - A new event lawn at the James Farm Ecological Preserve in Ocean View hosted the 2019 Native Plant Sale and Green Living Expo on May 4, thanks in part to compost derived from poultry. Perdue AgriRecycle donated 80 cubic yards of compost to the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays for the installation of a new ...
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Green Living Gets Easier with a Native Plant Sale And Green Living Expo on May 4!

Green Living Gets Easier with a Native Plant Sale And Green Living Expo on May 4!
Ocean View, DE — Head to the James Farm Ecological Preserve in Ocean View for the 15th Annual Native Plant Sale — now featuring a Green Living Expo — on Saturday, May 4th! From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., visitors can find a wide selection of native flowers, trees, shrubs, and grasses and explore some intriguing green-living goods. Then stick ...
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