The Green The Green, from Delaware Public Media, is where Delaware explores its common ground. Weekly we take a look at Delaware from government and politics to the arts, the environment and what is happening down the street.
The Green

The Green

From Delaware Public Media

The Green, from Delaware Public Media, is where Delaware explores its common ground. Weekly we take a look at Delaware from government and politics to the arts, the environment and what is happening down the street.

Most Recent Episodes

The Green - January 22, 2021

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Delaware faces challenges as it pushes ahead with vaccination plan

Distribution of the coronavirus vaccine nationwide has been criticized as disorganized and slow. Delaware is now in the second phase of its distribution plan — which makes seniors, as well as frontline essential workers like teachers and food manufacturers, eligible to get shots. The first day the state's online registration system went live, tens of thousands of Delawareans 65 or older signed up. But the state's supply of the vaccine is lagging behind. Delaware Public Media's Sophia Schmidt

Jester Farmhouse delivers historic preservation win

Stories on historic preservation in recent years usually focus on the failure to protect buildings of significance from demise. But this week contributor Larry Nagengast offers a more hopeful story – as one building Northern New Castle County – the Jester Farmhouse - avoids that fate.

Resident curatorship program to boost historic preservation sees limited success

The New Castle County program created to give new life to historic structures has had only one success, but it wasn't the Jester Farmhouse.

Resident curatorship program to boost historic preservation sees limited success

Arts Playlist: The Delaware Contemporary's 'Objectifying the Object'

The Delaware Contemporary - like many art institutions – closed for a good part of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, with a new year comes new life, starting with a Winter/Spring Season Series called "Objectifying the Object." In this week's Arts Playlist, the Delaware Contemporary's executive director Leslie Schaffer joins us to discuss the series and its efforts to present arts during the pandemic.

Enlighten Me: UD students cover the COVID-19 pandemic

The Green regularly takes time to highlight work created by student journalists, including those at the University of Delaware. And despite the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic - these students continue to do their work telling stories about issues and topics they find interesting and important. In this week's Enlighten Me, we highlight pieces produced by UD Communications students covering the pandemic from a student perspective.

The Green - January 15, 2021

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Delaware looks for more volunteers for its medical reserve corps to help distribute vaccine

Part of the state's push to get COVID-19 vaccines out and into people's arms involves trying to get more volunteers for the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps. Officials say both medical and nonmedical volunteers have a role to play with vaccine distribution. Delaware Public Media's Nick Ciolino recently spoke with Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long - who is also a Principal Investigator with the Medical Reserve Corps - about the corps and its role.

Delaware looks for more volunteers for its medical reserve corps to help distribute vaccine

The challenges of keeping kids active during the COVID-19 pandemic

The pandemic has upended how kids are learning as schools work in either hybrid or remote formats. And that has raised questions about the impact on their mental health. But the pandemic can also affect children's physical health – especially this time of year when going outside to play may be less of an option. Contributor Larry Nagengast looks how COVID is curtailing kids' exercise. and what some are trying to do about that.

New entrants to aquaculture industry see potential for strong growth after COVID-19

Delaware has spent nearly a decade trying to get its aquaculture industry off the ground, but optimism remains that it will take off. Contributor Jon Hurdle updates where the industry is now and where it's headed.

New entrants to aquaculture industry see potential for strong growth after COVID-19

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