The eight 20-foot tall, rusted steel lights that surround Junedale Park poorly depict the historical significance of the former Little League baseball stadium that many considered the finest in Northwest Indiana before the 1980’s. The steel fences and wooden bleachers that used to shine under the stadium lights now battle with tall, straggly weeds to find sunlight. It is hard…More
This article from Ag Professional lists Delta Institute as a co-recipient, alongside the EDF, of a $960,000 grant that will help almond and corn farmers increase their fertilizer use efficiency and reduce their impact on the climate.
This month, we share our Green Infrastructure toolkit which features downloadable design files, announce an extension of the BOOST application deadline, and tell you where you can buy tickets for BOOST Funding Night on Oct 3!
Once again, it’s time for our Driven Doer series! This is where we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. This month, we are happy to introduce you Marty Serena, a dedicated Delta board member. What do you do? I’m an architect with Serena Sturm Architects, and I serve on the…More
Delta is pleased to release Green Infrastructure Designs: Scalable Solutions to Local Challenges. The toolkit aims to help municipal managers and decision-makers begin the process of implementing green infrastructure in their community. Featuring a decision support tool and downloadable design templates for bioswales, rain gardens, stormwater planters, permeable pavement, and underground storage, the publication offers practical tools that can be…More
This Chicago Tribune article covers Delta Institute’s Gary pilot project that will deconstruct 12 homes. Delta’s Eve Pytel and Martin Brown discuss the process of choosing the homes and contractors for deconstruction.