In collaboration with the Savanna Institute and Liberty Prairie Foundation, this webinar dives into the benefits, shortcomings and lessons learned of implementing Agroforestry on Soil Health.
Webinar: Incorporating Soil Conservation Practices Into Farmland Appraisal
Please join us for a webinar on the role soil health and conservation practices can have in the appraisal process of farmlands in Michigan.
Conservation Hotspot Analysis: Expanded Findings in Northeast Illinois
Our expanded findings on factors impacting agricultural conservation in Illinois, with additional in-depth analyses impacting Northeast Illinois counties.
Agroforestry Series: Agroforestry 101
Learn agroforestry concepts and techniques that can help landowners and farmers meet their conservation and business goals.
In Brief: Who we are, and what we do
By 2025, Delta will collaboratively address environmental, economic, and social issues in our home region, impacting more than 500 communities, one million acres, and 100 million captured stormwater gallons. We’ll achieve these goals through our efforts centered on agriculture, climate, water, and community development.
Our Impact: Resilient Agriculture
By 2025, Delta Institute will support 1,000 farmers as they transition to resilient, sustainable, and regenerative practices—thus improving the environment, mitigating the impacts of climate change, and strengthening a farmer’s bottom line; one million Midwestern acres will successfully transition.
Conservation in Illinois: Hotspot Analysis
Join Delta Institute for a webinar to discuss recently released analysis and recommendations developed in collaboration with Environmental Working Group. These findings are detailed in the report, titled Conservation in Illinois: Hotspot Analysis and Implications for Program Design.
Economic Benefits for Allegan County Farmers
Do you know any Michigan farmers in the Kalamazoo River Watershed? Please share this opportunity with them! Delta Institute is partnering with the Allegan Conservation District and Michigan Farm Bureau to offer another round of opportunities to participate in a...
Webinar: What’s Next? The Future of Land Stewardship in Illinois
Join us on September 18 for webinar marking the culmination of a collaborative project recently completed by Delta Institute, Natural Land Institute (NLI), Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF), Openlands, and Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) to better...
The State of Land Stewardship in Illinois
Traditionally, conservation land trusts have protected land, often restored it, and later transferred it to government entities for long-term ownership, which effectively transfers the responsibility of land stewardship to those governmental entities. While this...