Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets

Headlines, Outdoors

Project WIIN is working to provide monetary values for some of the areas environmental assets like the Riverwalk Milford City Council recently heard a presentation by Danielle Swallow and Jenny Egan of Project WIIN, which stands for Waterways and Infrastructure and Investment Network, a project sponsored by Delaware Sea Grant. The presentation included information on the value of the many …

a bird flying over a body of water

Mispillion, Cedar Creek watersheds worth millions for nature alone, study says

Culture, Headlines

  The Pew Charitable Trusts study included photos of wildlife in wetlands, such as this snowy egret.   Delaware’s Mispillion River and Cedar Creek watersheds — two of Delaware’s last biggest undeveloped tracts of undisturbed land — are worth millions in terms of leisure, recreation and wildlife viewing alone, a Pew Charitable Trusts study says. But they are also under …

MSD, Abbott’s Mill partner to provide field experiences to students

Milford Headline Story, Schools

Milford School District and Abbott’s Mill Nature Center have partnered this year to continue providing field experiences to students despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Because students are still using a hybrid learning experience with some students still in a completely remote setting, the experiences will be conducted remotely this year. “Abbott’s Mill has worked to pivot our traditionally hands-on rich …