Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets

Terry Rogers 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

Betsy Price 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 …

City of Milford, Delaware Nature Society Enter Partnership

Terry Rogers Culture, Government & Politics

On Monday, Feb. 22, Milford City Council agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Delaware Nature Society. The city and Delaware Nature Society have long partnered to provide hands-on programming for Pre-Kindergarten to fifth grade students in Milford School District. “We’ve been working on an MOU which is a formal agreement between Parks and Recreation and the …