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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


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


Driven Doer: Roger Hayward

06.21.17 | Announcements

Once again, it’s time for 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. This month, we’re featuring Roger Hayward, founder of It’s Gary’s Time and one of our most passionate, involved local partners for our Steel City Salvage project in Gary, Indiana….More


Statement from Bill Schleizer on President Trump’s call to leave Paris climate agreement

05.31.17 | Announcements

UPDATE: We sent this letter to our followers on Friday, June 2, 2017, the day after President Trump announced that the U.S. will exit the Paris climate agreement. With climate change impacts, threats, and strained resources, we can no longer deny the urgent need to address the problems that our communities and landscapes face. At Delta, we see the consequences…More