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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Connecting with Nature is Priceless at the James Farm Ecological Preserve

By Maddy Goss, Communications Specialist One of the very first stories Jared Ryan, the Center’s environmental educator, tells during public programs at the James Farm Ecological Preserve is that of Mary Lighthipe. She always dreamed the 150-acre Preserve she gifted … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Congress Moves to Invest in the Nation’s Estuaries

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Embracing the Bays as a Winter Wonderland

By Maddy Goss, Communications Specialist On an otherwise normal Wednesday morning, I got an exciting phone call. The Center’s Environmental Scientist, Andrew McGowan, was heading out of the Indian River Marina and had spotted a seal. He tried quieting the … Continue reading

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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) … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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