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Working upstream to improve water quality in the Inland Bays

Working upstream to improve water quality in the Inland Bays
“Improving water quality in the Inland Bays begins upstream,” according to Eric Buehl, Land Conservation and Restoration Coordinator for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. There are about fourteen major tributaries that carry fresh water into the three bays, but those waterways are fed by hundreds of small streams, creeks, and ditches that carry water through the forests, fields ...
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Center for the Inland Bays To Celebrate 20th Anniversary with a Gala on the Bay

Center for the Inland Bays To Celebrate 20th Anniversary  with a Gala on the Bay
The Delaware the Center for the Inland Bays will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a Gala on the Bay on Thursday, August 14th from 5:30 to 9:30pm.at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club overlooking Rehoboth Bay.The evening will include a special raw bar and cocktail reception, dinner, “Friends of the Bays” Award presentation, live music, a photobooth and a silent and ...
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Volunteers needed for Inland Bays Cleanup

Volunteers needed for Inland Bays Cleanup
Indian River Inlet, DE:    The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, the DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Concern’s Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section, and the Division of Parks and Recreation are seeking volunteers and boats for the 10th annual Inland Bays Cleanup.  The Cleanup will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014 and end ...
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Scientists Present Work on Two Native Species of the Bays

Scientists Present Work on Two Native Species of the Bays
The public is invited to attend the upcoming meeting of the Science and Technical Advisory Committee for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) on Friday, June 6th from 9:00 a.m. – noon at DNREC’s Lewes Field Facility located at 901 Pilottown Road in Lewes by the public boat ramp.Two scientists from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ...
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Public is Invited to Give Input on the Development of a Master Plan for the James Farm Ecological Preserve

Public is Invited to Give Input on the Development of a Master Plan for the James Farm Ecological Preserve
Indian River Inlet, DE:   The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) is hosting a public workshop on Thursday, May 22 from 5- 7 p.m. at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach to solicit community input on the development of a Master Plan for the James Farm Ecological Preserve (JFEP).  Those in attendance will be asked to comment and ...
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‘Your Creek’ Initiative to Launch at Upcoming Inland Bays Meeting

‘Your Creek’ Initiative to Launch at Upcoming Inland Bays  Meeting
Indian River Inlet, DE:   The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) will launch the ‘Your Creek’ initiative at its May meeting on Thursday, May 15 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at the CIB office on Inlet Road in Delaware Seashore State Park, just north of Indian River Inlet Bridge, and ...
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Celebrate Springtime at the 10th Annual Native Plant Sale

Celebrate Springtime at the 10th Annual Native Plant Sale
Indian River Inlet, DE:   Celebrate the end of the cold and snowy winter and the arrival of spring at the 10th Annual Gardening for the Bays Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 3rd from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the James Farm Ecological Preserve on Cedar Neck road in in Ocean View.Sponsored by the Delaware Center for the Inland ...
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Special Party to Celebrate the 10th Annual Gardening for the Bays Native Plant Sale

Special Party to Celebrate the 10th Annual Gardening for the Bays Native Plant Sale
The Native Plant Sale festivities start early this year with a special pre-sale cocktail party to celebrate the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ 20th Anniversary and the 10th Anniversary Gardening for the Bays Native Plant Sale on Friday evening, May 2nd from 6-8 p.m. under the tent at the James Farm Ecological Preserve on Cedar Neck Road in Ocean ...
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Center for the Inland Bays Recommends a Long-Term Sustainable Funding Source for Waterway Management

Center for the Inland Bays Recommends a Long-Term Sustainable Funding Source for Waterway Management
Indian River Inlet, DE:   At the April 4, 2014 meeting of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Board of Directors, the Board agreed to send a letter to state legislators in districts around the Inland Bays asking them to support the development of a long-term sustainable funding source for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to ...
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Scientists Address Water Quality in the Inland Bays at Upcoming Science Meeting in Lewes

Scientists Address Water Quality in the Inland Bays at Upcoming Science Meeting in Lewes
Three presentations related to water quality trends, nutrient monitoring, and water quality modeling in the Inland Bays and Sussex County will be given at the next meeting of the DE Center for the Inland Bays Science and Technical Advisory Committee on Friday, March 28 from 9 a.m.to noon at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Lewes Field ...
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Celebrate Benevolence Night at Dogfish Head and Raise a Glass for the Inland Bays!

Celebrate Benevolence Night at Dogfish Head and Raise a Glass for the Inland Bays!
You can help the Inland Bays, and celebrate the last day of winter, on Wednesday, March 19th from 5-9pm at Dogfish Head Restaurant, 320 Rehoboth Avenue in downtown Rehoboth Beach.In December, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays won Dogfish Head Beer’s Beer and Benevolence Award in the environmental category for their winning one-minute video showing what they do for the ...
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Director of Marine Animal Rescue Group to Present at the Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting at the Center for the Inland Bays

Director of Marine Animal Rescue Group to Present at the Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting at the Center for the Inland Bays
Indian River Inlet, DE:   Suzanne Thurman, founder and director of the Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. (MERR) will present at the next meeting of the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) Thursday, March 20 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at the CIB offices on Inlet Road in Delaware Seashore ...
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The Center for the Inland Bays’ “Don’t Chuck your Shucks” Program Aims to Jumpstart Restoration with Recycled Oyster Shell from Local Restaurants

The Center for the Inland Bays’ “Don’t Chuck your Shucks” Program Aims to Jumpstart Restoration with Recycled Oyster Shell from Local Restaurants
Indian River Inlet: The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) was awarded a grant for $23,450 from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Universal Recycling Grant and Loan Program to launch “Don’t Chuck Your Shucks,” a program to recycle oyster shell for restoration projects on the Inland Bays.In addition to DNREC, Brian Boutin, Director of Conservation ...
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Center for the Inland Bays Worked with Hopkins Dairy Farm to Improve Water Quality in Love Creek

Center for the Inland Bays Worked with Hopkins Dairy Farm to Improve Water Quality in Love Creek
Indian River Inlet:  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays announced completion of a project to improve water quality in Love Creek by restricting cattle access to one of its headwater streams.The project is located on the Hopkins Farm, the largest dairy farm in Delaware and site of their popular dairy-made ice cream store on Route. 9, just west of ...
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Governor Signs Law Bringing Economic and Environmental Benefits of Aquaculture to Delaware

Governor Signs Law Bringing Economic and Environmental Benefits of Aquaculture to Delaware
Allows for multimillion dollar industry of harvesting shellfish in Inland Bays  On August 28, 2013, at a signing ceremony held at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, Governor Markell signed House Bill 160 to permit shellfish aquaculture in Delaware's Inland Bays, allowing the state to reap the economic benefits of a multimillion dollar industry while improving water quality in ...
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