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Center for Inland Bays Receives Over $4,500 as Beneficiary of Gary’s Dewey Beach Brewfest

Center for Inland Bays Receives Over $4,500  as Beneficiary of Gary’s Dewey Beach Brewfest
The 7th Annual Dewey Beach Brewfest, sponsored by Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill, raised $4,554 for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), a local non-profit organization working to protect and restore the three Inland Bays.This is the second year the CIB has been the beneficiary of the profits from this popular springtime affair. Co-owner Gary Cannon is already looking ...
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Drivers Cautioned to Watch Out for Terrapins Crossing Rt. 1 and Other Roads Around the Bays

Drivers Cautioned to Watch Out for Terrapins Crossing  Rt. 1 and Other Roads Around the Bays
Indian River Inlet, DE:  Drivers are urged to use extra caution when traveling Delaware’s coastal highways through June and July. As the summer gets underway, female Diamondback terrapins are crossing Route 1 to lay their eggs in the soft sand of the ocean dunes, and many are killed in the process.“The dune area along Route 1 in Delaware Seashore State ...
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Join the Center for the Inland Bays and Head to the Clean Water Rally in Dover on June 7th

Join the Center for the Inland Bays and Head to the  Clean Water Rally in Dover on June 7th
Indian River Inlet, DE:  Show Delaware’s legislators that you support clean water! Join the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) as they head to the 2nd Annual Clean Water Rally on Tuesday, June 7th from 10:30 a.m. to Noon, held on Legislative Green in Dover.To get there, attendees from around the Inland Bays are invited to join the "Clean Water ...
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“Don’t Chuck Your Shucks” Gears Up for its Second Season

“Don’t Chuck Your Shucks” Gears Up for its Second Season
Center for the Inland Bays Sets Goal to Collect 2,000 Bushels for the BaysAt the start of its second season, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ (CIB) oyster shell recycling program, Don’t Chuck Your Shucks is geared up to double last year’s record.In 2015, “Don’t Chuck Your Shucks” successfully collected over 1,000 bushels of shell, surpassing the goal set ...
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Inland Bays Clean-Up on June 11th 2016

Inland Bays Clean-Up on June 11th 2016
The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is seeking volunteers and boats for the 11th Annual Inland Bays Clean-Up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11th. DNREC once again is lending support through the Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Section, along with the Division of Parks & Recreation. Again this year, the cleanup will take place at ...
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Celebrate Spring at the Native Plant Sale at James Farm April 30th

Celebrate Spring at the Native Plant Sale at James Farm April 30th
Celebrate the return of spring at the 12th Annual “Gardening for the Bays” Native Plant Sale on Saturday, April 30th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at James Farm Ecological Preserve on Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View. The native flowers, ferns, grasses, trees and shrubs for sale are the main attraction, but the event also offers guided walks on ...
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CIB Seeks Volunteers for Horseshoe Crab Survey

CIB Seeks  Volunteers for Horseshoe Crab Survey
The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) seeks volunteers to assist with the 2016 Horseshoe Crab Survey. This citizen science volunteer effort gathers data about horseshoe crab spawning populations at sites on Rehoboth Bay, Indian River Bay and Little Assawoman Bay.An orientation program for volunteers will be held on Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 pm at the CIB office ...
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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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