Latest Past Events

25th Anniversary Celebration

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark Street, Chicago

Join Delta Institute for food, drinks, and fun at our 25th Anniversary Celebration on May 21, 2024 at the Chicago History Museum!

DELs Recruitment Info – May Session

Are you, or someone you know, passionate about advancing innovative solutions to sustainability in the Midwest? Consider applying to become a Delta Emerging Leader (DEL)! DELs serve as the official associate board of Delta Institute. We are looking for stellar emerging professionals to join this fun and rewarding associate board for a one-year term beginning in July 1, 2024. Applications will be accepted from March 20th until May 6th. What you can expect as a DEL: Monthly evening meetings with other DELs, about 60-90 minutes each; Service on one of three committees with committee meetings scheduled as needed; Organize, promote, and fundraise for two annual events: BOOST in the Fall and Green Soapbox in the Spring; Leadership opportunities to chair committees, events, and liaison roles with Delta's governing board; There is no set amount for "membership dues" or "minimum contribution," though we do ask that all DELs self-determine an amount they wish to donate throughout the year (Delta Institute is […]

Michigan Soil Health Land Valuation Webinar

Zoom Webinar

Delta Institute has spent the last several years engaging landowners, land managers, and farmers to implement conservation practices on working lands in Michigan to improve environmental outcomes. Michigan farmers may improve soil health and protect local water quality by adopting soil conservation practices, such as cover crops or no-till. However, financial uncertainties associated with land management changes may prevent some farmers from adopting these practices. Join us on Zoom for the kick-off of an innovative pilot program! Therefore, Delta Institute is working with Michigan farm appraisers and soil conservationists to factor measurements of soil health into the land valuation process. If soil health can be considered as a property characteristic by appraisers, Michigan farmers may be incentivized to adopt soil conservation practices to increase the value of their land. We are grateful to the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation for generously supporting our soil health and land valuation efforts in Southeast Michigan. Register for a 45 minute […]

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