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Delta Institute Director Kevin Dick, LEED AP O+M, was highlighted in the 2017 Midwest Energy News’ 40 Under 40 award list. The program features emerging leaders throughout the region and their work in America’s transition to a clean energy economy. Kevin has been an on the ground leader in energy and green buildings for over 15 years, developing and delivering…More
We are thrilled to announce that the Artisan Grain Collaborative (AGC) received a $434,000 grant through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s Local Food Promotion Program. This grant will assist the partnership of bakers, chefs, millers, nonprofits, advocates, entrepreneurs, and school nutrition experts to further grow and develop as they introduce small-batch artisan grains into the Chicago region. AGC will use…More
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 Olga Lyandres, Ecosystems Specialist with Delta Institute. She grew up in Russia, but has called Chicago home for 15 years, where she is lucky to live within walking distance of the…More
In this month’s Update, we share our Green Infrastructure toolkit that explains how to best proactively manage flooding and stormwater, introduce you to Driven Doer and co-chair of Delta Emerging Leaders Liz Lyon, and remind you about our upcoming Glass Half Full discussion series focused on models for sustainable community and neighborhood development.
In light of the devastation from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma during this particularly destructive hurricane season, we would like to share our recently updated toolkit with you that explains how best to proactively manage flooding and stormwater. Cities and regions nationwide continue to struggle to meet the challenges associated with stormwater management, such as costly flooding and poor water quality….More
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 Liz Lyon, Market Manager with Plant Chicago, a nonprofit in Back of the Yards with a mission to develop circular economies while empowering people of all backgrounds to make their cities…More