Clean Water for Delaware’s Future

Inland Bays Foundation 2016 Annual Report

Inland Bays Foundation 2016 Annual Report

February 14, 2017

501(c) (3) Nonprofit

Fostering Environmental Awareness and Action

Table of Contents
IBF President’s Letter page 4
2016 IBF Officers: page 6
Inland Bay Foundation 2016 Priorities page 6
Highlights of 2016 IBF Meetings page 7
3rd Annual Love Our Inland Bays Dinner page 22
Coordinators page 26
Membership Report page 26
Treasurer’s Report page 27
Fund Raising page 28
Advocacy page 28
Science page 29
State Parks and Recreation page 29
Public Information page 30
Coalition Partners page 31
Inland Bay Foundation 2017 Priorities page 31
Donations For 2016 page 32

Table of Figures
Fig. 1 Inland Bays of Delaware page 6
Fig. 2 The IBF Board prepares to speak with Governor Jack Markell page 7
Fig. 3 The IBF Board of Directors meets with Governor Jack Markell page 8
Fig. 4 IBF Board of Directors with our speaker Dee Durham page 9
Fig. 5 Guests and members attended our February meeting page 10
Fig. 6 Chuck Schonder discussing the Friends of Holts Landing State Park page 11
Fig. 7 Láf Erickson explaining the topography of Holts Park page 12
Fig. 8 Maria Payan speaking before the IBF meeting page 13
Fig. 9 Anthony Caputo educated the IBF meeting attendees about MS4s page 14
Fig. 10 Senator Townsend with IBF President Nancy Cabrera-Santos page 15
Fig. 11 Nanticoke’s Chief Carmine spoke to members of the IBF page 16
Fig. 12 IBF member attend the Clean Water Rally in Dover page 17
Fig. 13 Dignitaries attended and spoke at Millsboro’s Earth Day page 17
Fig. 14 Prayers for the Nanticoke River were led by the Nanticoke Medicine Man page 18
Fig. 15 President Cabrera-Santos with Ms. Barbara Shamp page 19
Fig. 16 Leslie Ledogar spoke about Climate Change in DE page 20
Fig. 17 Memorializing Harry Haon’s Bench in Fenwick Island page 21
Fig. 18 Stephanie Herron explains the Sierra Club Advocacy Program page 22
Fig. 19 The Sierra Club’s presentation to the IBF on their Advocacy activities page 22
Fig. 20 Sen. George Bunting introducing our Key Note Speaker, Mr. Collin O’Mara page 23
Fig. 21 Mr. Colin O’Mara Keynote Speaker at the IBF Dinner page 24
Fig. 22 Senator Bunting and Ms. Nancy Cabrera-Santos presenting an award to Secretary David Small page 25
Fig. 23 Dinner Guest picking door prize names page 26
Fig. 24 Love Our Inland Bays Raffle Quilt page 28

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