Drop-in Programs at our Locations

No need to register for these free and low-cost nature programs and activities - just stop on by and discover nature with us!

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Saturdays, noon - 12:30pm

FREE*Lunch With Live Animals* Join us as we feed our animals. Learn fun facts like what they eat and how they eat it. No pre-registration required. Just show up!

Cost: Free
Meeting Location: DuPont Environmental Education Center 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801

01/01/2018 - 02/28/2019
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family
Animals, Water Activities, Free, Visitation
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Saturdays & Sundays: 1:00 - 1:45 pm

Take a stroll with binoculars and one of our Teacher/Naturalists to look for animals in the refuge and see our live animal collection. Saturdays - Sundays 1pm-1:45pm Free! No pre-registration required. Just show up!

Cost: Free
Meeting Location: DuPont Environmental Education Center 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801

01/01/2018 - 02/28/2019
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family
Animals, Water Activities, Free, Visitation
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Saturdays and Sundays: 2 - 2:45 pm

FREE*Netting in the Marsh * No pre-registration required * Explore the marsh using nets and more! See how many animals and insects you can catch and identify.

Cost: Free
Meeting Location: DuPont Environmental Education Center 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801

01/01/2018 - 02/28/2019
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family
Animals, Water, Free, Visitation
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Mondays, April - November, 8 - 11 am

Meet our Ornithologist and help him catch, band and measure wild birds. See who's flyin'! Mondays at Ashland April - November.

Members: Free, Others: Trail Entry Fee
04/02/2018 - 11/30/2018
at: Ashland
age: Family
Birding, Free, Visitation
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Wednesdays, April - November, 8 - 11 am

Meet our Ornithologist and help him catch, band and measure wild birds. See who's flyin'! Wednesdays at Bucktoe Creek Preserve April - November.

Members: Free, Others: Trail Entry Fee
04/04/2018 - 11/30/2018
at: Bucktoe Creek Preserve
age: Family
Birding, Free, Visitation
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Wednesdays, April - November, 8 - 11 am

Meet our Ornithologist and help him catch, band and measure wild birds. See who's flyin'! Wednesdays at Bucktoe Creek Preserve April - November.

Members: Free, Others: Trail Entry Fee
04/04/2018 - 11/30/2018
at: Bucktoe Creek Preserve
age: Family
Birding, Free, Visitation
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Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm; Sundays 12 noon - 4 pm (April - November)

A Naturalist will be on duty each weekend beginning April 7 through November. Discover what's hopping, flying, and crawling at the Ashland Nature Center; hike our 4-miles of trails; try Geocaching; or pack a picnic and enjoy the view on Hawk Watch Hill. FREE guided nature walks are at 10am and 2pm on Saturday, and at 2pm on Sunday.

Members: Free, Others: Trail Entry Fee
04/07/2018 - 11/01/2018
at: Ashland
age: Family
Free, Visitation, Hiking, Botany, Birding, Animals
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Every 3rd Saturday of the month from Aug through November, 2 - 3:30 pm.

NOTE: June's Running of the Mill tour will be held on Saturday, June 30 not June 16.

Free for Members! Take a guided tour of historic Abbott's Mill. Learn about the unique history of the mill, dating back to 1795. Experience the rush of the water through the turbine and feel the rumble of the mill stones. Every third Saturday of the month: May through November. Led by Stephen Childers

Members: Free, Others: $5 adults, $3 children
Meeting Location: Abbott's Mill Nature Center: 15411 Abbott's Pond Road Milford, DE 19963 No pre-registration required, just show up!

08/18/2018 - 11/17/2018
at: Abbotts Mill
age: Adult, Teen, Family
Conservation, Free, Visitation
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