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Driven Doer: Ann McCabe

09.17.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Ann McCabe, Delta Institute Board Member. What do you do? I’m a consultant with over 25 years of energy and environmental policy experience in the public,…More


Congratulations on Retirement, Willie Winters!

09.13.18 | Announcements

Delta Institute is pleased to recognize Willie Winters by thanking him for his many years of collaboration and friendship. We congratulate Winters on his retirement from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office RENEW program. Winters contacted Delta Institute in 2013 to discuss a deconstruction program for Cook County Jail post-release participants. Through Winters’ passion and resourcefulness, the RENEW program was created….More


Affordable Clean Energy Rule

08.22.18 | Announcements

Delta Institute does not support this Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule as it does not benefit communities or landscapes in the Midwest. The rule will contribute to an increase in carbon dioxide while negatively impacting our health, weather, landscapes, and infrastructure. The rule was submitted into the federal register today and is now open to public comment for 60 days….More


Driven Doer: Spike Schonthal

08.06.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Spike Schonthal, Delta Institute supporter, and consultant for Lumin. What do you do? Recently retired from 35+ years in a variety of roles facilitating the development…More


Key Takeaways from the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research Soil Health and Water Quality Summit

07.23.18 | Announcements

Early this year, the Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) invited key scientists from universities, NGOs, state and federal agencies, and the private sector from the Great Lakes region to discuss the nexus between soil health and water quality in the agricultural landscape. This past week, Delta Institute’s Programs Ecosystems Lead, Ryan Smith,…More


Delta Means Change – 20 years of Delta Institute

07.19.18 | Announcements

The abandoned lot across the street sits empty littered with trash and debris. Sights like this are common as you travel around Midwestern communities. You’ve seen them and perhaps you’ve wondered – What used to be here? And how can we change it? These plots of vacant land are called brownfields. A brownfield is a former industrial or commercial site…More