Front Page Cafe with McKay Jenkins, Restoring Delaware. Thursday January 17, 2019, 7:00 p.m. In McKay Jenkins’ 30 years of writing about the natural world, he has come to know the beauty of the First State.  Jenkins will talk about his latest project — and how you can join him. For more details, please click here: Mckay Jenkins at Dogfish.

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The DENIN Network in the News

Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline waters and protect thousands of jobs supported by Delaware’s coastal tourism industry. Coast-related activities contribute almost $7 billion to Delaware’s economy. Sponsored by DENIN network members Governor Carney, Shawn Garvin, Stephanie Hansen and Ernie Lopez.

Faculty Cluster Hire

  • An interdisciplinary team of faculty from five University of Delaware colleges will be conducting a Coastal Water Security cluster hire focused on water quality, toxicological assessment and restoration of contaminated environments, and impacts on human and ecosystem health arising from increased stressors in the coastal environment. To learn more, click link above.

Grand Challenges in Water Sustainability

This series is funded through the UD Office of Graduate and Professional Education’s Grand Challenges Program and organized by the DENIN Water Working Group and graduate students studying water across the University of Delaware. 

The first of the series, Dynamic Hydrology from Land to Sea was held on September 28 at the University of Delaware 

Mark your calendars and please join us for next two symposia in the series:

Symposium II: Water for Food and Energy: March 22 at Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, PA

Symposium III: Science, Management and Policy for Water: June 7 at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, Dover, DE

To learn more, click here.