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What's going on at Delta
and who's helping make it happen

Delta Institute Welcomes Its New Board Members

07.19.17 | Announcements

If you’re wondering why we believe so strongly in our work at Delta, take a look at our board. As our projects continue to expand, our board grows to ensure that we stay on our path to provide market-driven solutions for environmental resilience and economic vitality. Our new members bring expertise, insight, and decades of experience to guide our strategy…More

Weekend Getaway Guide: Summer by the Great Lakes

07.18.17 | Announcements
Map of Favorite Places in the Great Lakes Region

Whether its a stay-cation or a weekend getaway, the Great Lakes’ expanse provides many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the summer sun. From Illinois to Wisconsin to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we want to share with you some of the perks of living the #LakeLife. All of our staff, donors, board members, and partners share our mission of fostering resilience…More

Driven Doer: Sabina Shaikh

07.17.17 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. Meet Sabina Shaikh, researcher and senior lecturer at University of Chicago and member of our Board of Directors for almost two years. What do you do? I am an environmental economist at the…More

Rising from the ashes, a Buffalo suburb ends its dependence on coal

07.11.17 | In the News

This Grist article highlights the work that an alliance of community organizations in Tonawanda, NY to prepare for their local coal plant to close. Delta assisted the town with developing their blueprint for a strong economic future without the local plant.

Michiganders transform their land to improve water quality

06.28.17 | Announcements

Chuck has lived in Twin Lake, Michigan his whole life. For the last fifteen years, he and two partners have owned about 100 acres of wooded and farmed property that’s adjacent to his home. A stream called Ribe Drain runs through that land, and it’s one of nine tributaries of Bear Creek, which flows downstream into Bear Lake and its…More