Notable News

Sebewaing hears overview for master plan work

11.16.17 | In the News

An article in Huron County View covers the Village of Sebewaing’s November 6th council meeting where Cindy Winland and Emily Rhodes of Delta Institute presented an overview of their work updating Sebewaing’s Master Plan. The update is funded by a pass-through grant originating with NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) and going through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MI-DEQ). At the…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

Citizen devices tracking Chicago’s pollution hot spots

11.15.17 | In the News

In an article published in the Chicago Tribune, written by investigative environmental reporter, Michael Hawthorne, shares how Delta Institute along with four community groups,  are working to gather data and monitor air-quality in four Chicago neighborhoods. Chicago based community groups involved in the project include, Alliance for a Greener South Loop, Southeast Environmental Task Force, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), and…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

Steel City Salvage to host building material pop-up market Saturday

11.03.17 | In the News

An article published in NWI Times excites the Gary community with details about the Steel City Salvage Pop-Up Shop. Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta, shares that this first Pop-Up Shop will help to inform future events as community members can share what materials they are interested in. Eve promised that the event would intrigue those interested in admiring Gary, Indiana’s forgotten…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