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Driven Doer: Emily Rhodes

01.03.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Emily Rhodes who manages projects in the Communities portfolio at Delta and provides programmatic support for our work on community development and urban infrastructure. What do you…More


HOT OFF THE PRESS: 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

12.19.17 | Announcements

We’re pleased to share Together We Thrive, our 2017 annual report. We invite you to read about our recent work promoting regenerative agriculture through the Artisan Grain Collaborative, our community air quality monitoring initiative in four Chicago neighborhoods, and how we’re using poplar trees to clean up brownfields in Muskegon, Michigan. Please view the annual report through our website, or…More


Driven Doer: Jon Cheffings

12.04.17 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Jon Cheffings whose expertise and enthusiasm we’re fortunate to have on our board! What do you do? I am a Marketing Communications Consultant, and I also…More


A Fantastic Marker of Progress: Notes from the Go Gary Project Tour

11.15.17 | Announcements

Written by Mary Elise McGrail, Communications and Marketing Intern “What are you guys doing?” a voice calls out, muffled in the late autumn rain. Attendees of the Go Gary Project Tour are huddled around a barbed wire fence with their multicolored umbrellas, peering at the unusually dark leaves of a poplar sapling, and listening intently to Eve Pytel, director at…More


Grant will improve the health of the Rabbit River Watershed by working with farmers to decrease sediment loading

11.06.17 | Announcements

Delta Institute and Allegan Conservation District have been awarded funding from the U.S. EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) to help farmers implement conservation practices on up to 4,500 acres of land in the Rabbit River Watershed for the purpose of reducing agricultural pollutants flowing into the watershed. With a three-year grant in the amount of $465,402, the Delta Institute…More


Driven Doer: Elizabeth M.G. Haucke

11.02.17 | 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 Elizabeth M.G. Haucke, President of Plovgh. Elizabeth is based in Viroqua, Wisconsin and oversees operations and strategy for Plovgh. What do you do? I provide strategic direction and day-to-day oversight at…More