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Land Tenure and Conservation in Agriculture: Creating Incentives for Landowners

08.07.19 | Announcements

Agricultural land management decisions are situated within a complex and interconnected system, influenced by a suite of social and economic factors, many of which are difficult to control. Landowners can, but often don’t, take it upon themselves to drive stewardship of their land. This report focuses on land ownership and tenure as levers to increase conservation and rebuild soil health…More


Welcome the New 2019 Delta Emerging Leaders!

08.06.19 | Announcements, DELS

The Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs) serve as the official associate board of Delta Institute and advance Delta’s mission by expanding its network of supporters, donors, and partners through events and initiatives that engage new and diverse audiences. Since 2011, DELs have raised awareness of environmental, economic, and social challenges and solutions through exciting events and initiatives. The DELs’ most popular event…More


Actionable New Rules for Chicago Real Estate Developers

02.14.19 | Announcements

In response to the recent Crain’s Chicago Business article, How political upheaval is rewriting the rules developers have played by for decades, Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta Institute, wrote the following letter to the editor. Delta commends Crain’s for raising awareness of the critical changes in the Chicago real estate development community. ________________________________________ By Eve Pytel Too often the…More


Gary Green Infrastructure Plan

01.16.19 | Announcements

This month, the Gary Green Infrastructure Plan concludes after two years of Delta Institute assisting the City of Gary, Indiana with their green infrastructure strategies. Through Delta’s long-standing partnership with the Gary, together, we aim to improve public health and the quality of life for residents.   As part of Delta’s efforts, Gary received tools – such as the Green…More


KitcheNet Named Winner of BOOST 2018

11.14.18 | Announcements

Chicago, IL (November 14, 2018) — KitcheNet announced as the winner of the 7th annual BOOST. BOOST, a crowd-funded pitch fest that seeks to solve complex environmental challenges around the Midwest, is presented by the Delta Emerging Leaders, Delta Institute’s associate board. The Delta Emerging Leaders are passionate young professionals who work as an extension of Delta Institute to create…More


What the Recent International Climate Report Means for the Midwest​

10.12.18 | Announcements

All of us at Delta Institute wanted to make sure that you saw the recently released U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which declares we must prevent further climate change impact and reduce the likelihood of catastrophic weather—such as Hurricane Michael that devastated the Florida panhandle coastline this week. Industry—and the people who run it—need to take more…More