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Anchorage Canal Drainage Area Stormwater Retrofit

The Anchorage Canal Drainage Area Stormwater Retrofit Project A Collaborative Community Demonstration Project to Clean Up Stormwater Runoff to the ...
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Backyard Habitats

Backyard Habitats in the Inland Bays Watershed The loss of native habitat in the Inland Bays watershed, and excess nutrients ...
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Bethany Beach Nature Center

  Bethany Beach Nature Center 807 Garfield Pkwy  Bethany Beach, DE 19930 About a mile west of Route 1, just ...
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Loop Canal Project Site

Bethany Loop Canal Project

As communities have developed around the Bays, long stretches of shoreline have been hardened with stone rip-rap or bulkheads. While ...
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Burton Island Study

  The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) released the results of a study to assess whether material eroding ...
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CIB Speakers Bureau

Speaking for the Bays...the CIB Speakers Bureau Would your community or civic group like to learn more about our Inland ...
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Clean Water Campaign

About the Clean Water Campaign Dedicated funding for clean water is essential for a cleaner environment, healthier crops and food ...
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Dirickson Creek

Dirickson Creek flows into Little Assawoman Bay at its southern end, just north of the state line near Fenwick Island. The ...
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Don’t Chuck Your Shucks

Since 2014, the 'Don’t Chuck Your Shucks' shell recycling program has collected shell from local restaurants for use in projects ...
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Fish Survey

GET INVOLVED! To join a survey team, email environment@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 112. The Inland Bays Volunteer Fish ...
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Hazardous Debris Removal

After success in 2013 working with partners to remove derelict pilings and docks from the mouth of the Lewes and ...
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Hopkins Dairy Farm Stream Enhancement

In 2011, we partnered with the Hopkins Dairy Farm (Green Acres Farm, Inc.) in Lewes on a project to improve ...
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Horseshoe Crab Survey

GET INVOLVED!  Write to Andrew at environment@inlandbays.org   Each year, horseshoe crabs come ashore by the thousands to spawn on ...
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Inland Bays Migratory Fish Passage

The spring migration of shad, herring and eel was once a harbinger of the season on rivers and creeks throughout ...
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James Farm Ecological Preserve

Address: 30048 Cedar Neck Road Ocean View, DE 19970 View printable directions. Phone: (302) 226-8105 Email: jamesfarm@inlandbays.org Hours: Sunrise to Sundown ...
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James Farm Master Plan Sketch

James Farm Master Plan

  Preserving a wild place requires a plan. Last year, the Preserve felt the footsteps of 10,000 visitors, many with their ...
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James Farm Middle School Education Program

  "Hands On, Waders On" Learning Organized and managed by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), the James ...
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Living Shoreline stabilizes while allowing natural processes

Living Shorelines

  Living Shorelines in Delaware - A Virtual Tour Brought to you by the Delaware Living Shoreline Committee, this interactive ...
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Love Creek 

 Just Released State of Love Creek Report (2015) On & Around Love Creek Check out the Love Creek Blog! Love Creek is ...
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Middle Island Rookery Project

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ staff developed a unique artificial nesting structure for Great Blue Heron and Egret ...
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Oyster Gardening

  Resources for Current CIB Oyster Gardeners Log Your Hours Learn the Basics For fullscreen, click the bottom right corner ...
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Rain Gardens for the Bays

Rain Gardens

Be one in a thousand! 1000 Rain Gardens for the Inland Bays Catch the rain water where it falls and ...
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Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Ocean Outfall

The City of Rehoboth Beach maintains a discharge of treated wastewater to the Lewes & Rehoboth Canal, which flows in ...
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Schoolyard Habitats

Schoolyard Habitats - Greening Schools in the Inland Bays WatershedIn 2006, the CIB created a partnership with the Indian River ...
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Sea Level Rise

Communities Around the Inland Bays Impacted by Sea Level Rise With the lowest mean elevation in the U.S. at just ...
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Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays

Get the Facts about Shellfish Aquaculture in the Inland Bays! Read the Shellfish Aquaculture Fact Sheet here Read the Aquaculture Planning Team ...
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Stockley Center Stormwater Dry Pond Retrofit Project

The Stockley Center is home to the headwaters of Cow Bridge Branch, one of the Delaware Inland Bays’ least disturbed ...
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Stockley Center Stream Channel Enhancement

To help protect water quality in Cow Bridge Branch, the Center for the Inland Bays recently completed a project to ...
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Thatcher’s Landing Habitat Project

In the spring of 2009, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays took title to 1.64 acres of donated land ...
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Your Creek

Connecting Communities to their Creek There is water everywhere here. Of course, the Atlantic Ocean…the big water, but walk west ...
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