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Expanding Capacity in NW Indiana: Trainees Deconstruct Blighted Structures During 3-Day Workshop

01.26.17 | Announcements
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In partnership with the Building Materials Reuse Association, It’s Gary’s Time, and the City of Gary, Delta held a 24-hour deconstruction training, in Gary, Indiana. Nine demolition, renovation, and construction contractors from Northwest Indiana and the Midwest learned how to systematically take a structure apart and reclaim its high quality materials. The 3-day course was held in a classroom and…More


Driven Doer: Helen Hardy

01.24.17 | Announcements
Helen Hardy Driven Doer

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Each 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 introduce you to Helen Hardy, Delta’s Director of Finance and Operations, resident Steelers fan, nonprofit finance expert, dog lover, and traveler! What do you do? I do the fun stuff…More


Delta Works in Partnership to Develop Framework for Long-term Stewardship Funding in Illinois

01.19.17 | Announcements

Delta is excited to announce the publication of our collaborative, statewide report titled “Preparing for Long-Term Stewardship: A Dual Approach for Illinois.” Developed in partnership with the Natural Land Institute and the Illinois Environmental Council, the report aims to provide a more sustainable funding model through the creation of formalized regional partnerships and an agricultural investment cooperative. “Preparing for Long-Term…More


Delta Institute 2016 Annual Report

12.22.16 | Announcements
Delta 2016 Annual Report

Delta Institute is pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report. This fiscal year, our focus and title of the report is “Real Impact. Real Stories.” The report highlights major initiatives and projects in the past calendar year such as deconstruction and revitalization in Gary, Indiana, smart technology for Chicago residents to budget energy use, and helping coal cities like River Rogue,…More


Driven Doer: Kathy Evans

12.12.16 | Announcements
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Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Each 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 introduce you to Kathy Evans, resident of Muskegon, Michigan, relationship builder, and a Delta partner on many projects. What do you do? I am the Environmental Program Manager at the…More


Interactive Session at Community Forestry Conference in Indianapolis Links Green Infrastructure, Community Forestry, and the Community

12.09.16 | Announcements

Thanks for joining us in Indianapolis this November for two days of collaboration and idea sharing geared toward helping you find new ways to strengthen your own community forest. The Partners in Community Forestry Conference, organized by the National Arbor Day Foundation, brought together foresters and arborists, urban planners, landscape architects, non-profit leaders, parks and recreation managers, academics and many…More