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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
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
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
Earlier this month, the Field Museum was recognized for its water and energy conservation and waste reduction with the Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award. The award was given to 25 public and private organizations that demonstrate a commitment to sustainable business and operations. Delta worked with the museum during the LEED certification process, and in March 2015, the Field achieved LEED…More
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 Henrietta Saunders, a Lake Michigan advocate, Delta board member, and outdoors lover. What do you do? I am a retired financial services professional and an inveterate volunteer….More
In October’s Update, we introduce you to Dave Miller from Baker Miller in Chicago, share our latest video about the Artisan Grain Collaborative, and remind you to grab tickets for our free event: Tackling Waste’s Final Frontier: Food Scraps. Read more.