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DuPont Clear into the Future® Awards $123,000 in Grants & Sponsorships to Support Conservation Research & Education

Program expands support to communities beyond the Delaware Estuary. The DuPont Clear into the Future® (CITF) program has awarded grants and sponsorships totaling $123,000 to 15 organizations from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia in support of their … Continue reading

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Spruance Wildlife Habitat Cleanup

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DuPont Spruance Employees & Community Friends Complete Wildlife Habitat Cleanup Day A group of volunteers consisting of members of the DuPont Spruance Wildlife Habitat Team, located in Richmond, VA, along with community members recently participated in the annual Spruance Wildlife … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather: Working Together to Protect Local Wildlife

Along the Ohio River in Washington, West Virginia, several different organizations—including conservation groups, families, Cub Scouts, Boys Scouts, and other volunteers—work year-round to protect the diversity of wildlife that makes that area its home. The nest box monitoring program is … Continue reading

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DuPont Pioneer Employee Recognized for Volunteer Work at Local Zoo

Colleen Chrisman loves animals, whether they are big or small. So when she’s not working as a research associate at DuPont Pioneer, you’ll find her lending a helping hand to zookeepers at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa. In … Continue reading

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“Save the Eagle” Program Soars in the Philippines

For more than two decades, a collaboration between DuPont and a local Philippine foundation have helped breed 24 eagles in captivity. The dynamic program continues to rehabilitate and release eagles to the wild and engages in programs to educate the … Continue reading

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2013 Field Trip Winners Announced

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The winners of the 2013 Clear into a Field Trip Giveaway have been announced. The contest–open to third, fourth, and fifth grade classrooms in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland–asks students to submit original drawings or photos that show the … Continue reading

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Middle Run Fall 2013 Tree Planting

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Thank you to all of the volunteers who chose to spend their time with Clear into the Future® and the Delaware Nature Society at Middle Run! Over the weekend, more than 200 volunteers helped to plant 400 native tree species … Continue reading

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Clear into a Field Trip Giveaway

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Clear into the Future® has developed an educational website called Clear into the ClassroomSM to inform elementary school students about the Delaware Estuary and its unique plant and wildlife. Teachers may utilize the website in conjunction with classroom activities related to science … Continue reading

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Earth Day Festival 2012

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On April 21, Clear into the Future® celebrated Earth Day at the DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC). Children and adults alike were invited to take a trail walk to see a beaver lodge and learn about native plants, canoe down … Continue reading

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Calling All Young Birders

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The ABA Mid-Atlantic Young Birder Conference will be held Saturday, September 22 from 8:00am to 4:00pm in Hockessin, DE. The ABA and Leica Sport Optics have partnered to create a unique birding experience focusing upon young birders and their mentors … Continue reading

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Catching Mummichogs, Feeding Snakes All in a Day’s Work for Summer Intern

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By Margo McDonough, Public Affairs Coordinator,  Delaware Nature Society Syesha Walley is no fan of spiders. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. But, as the first Peterson Foundation education intern at the DuPont Environmental Education Center, there’s much that … Continue reading

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Students Win Clear into a Field Trip Giveaway

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Students and teachers from schools in Delaware and New Jersey enjoyed field trips to Delaware nature centers after winning the DuPont Clear into the Future® program’s first Clear into a Field Trip Giveaway. The winners, Kathy McIntyre’s fourth grade class … Continue reading

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CITF Volunteer Wins Bird Award

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On June 20, 2012, the Delmarva Ornithological Society (DOS) awarded the “Rookie Bird-A-Thon” award to Christopher Johnas, volunteer coordinator for Clear into the Future®, and his brother Steve Johnas for identifying 102 bird species during their first Bird-A-Thon adventure. The … Continue reading

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Fledglings Fly at the Falcon Watch

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The Fifth Annual Wilmington Falcon Watch was held Thursday, June 28, 2012 on the rooftop of the City Center Parking Garage in Wilmington, DE. The event featured a nesting pair of wild peregrine falcons and their chicks that live on … Continue reading

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University of Delaware’s Green Roofs

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The classes at Colburn Laboratory at the University of Delaware would sometimes put students to sleep—not because they were boring, but because the temperature inside the classrooms could exceed 86 degrees. Dr. Annette Shine, an associate professor of chemical engineering … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Homes for Oysters

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Clear into the Future® Fellows contribute to the environment and community in many ways. Learn about Brian Reckenbeil, 2011 Clear into the Future® Fellow, and his work below. This article, originally published on July 14, 2011, is republished here courtesy … Continue reading

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Together, We Are Making a Difference

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Clear Into The Future® owes its success to its volunteers. Since 2007, more than 500 employees, together with their family and friends, have participated in 33 volunteer events and accrued over 1,500 volunteer hours supporting projects and programs in the … Continue reading

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