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Help Restore the Blackbird

Written on: March 15th, 2011 in Blackbird Creek Events and ProgramsBlackbird Creek ReserveStewardshipVolunteers

As part of our restoration efforts at the Blackbird Creek Reserve, there will be a tree planting on April 9, 2011; and we could use some extra hands to help with the planting!  If you are willing, able, and available to help restore part of the Blackbird Creek Reserve, bring some gloves and help us […]


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Rain Gardens Galore!

Written on: March 3rd, 2011 in St. Jones ReserveStewardshipVolunteers

What is a rain garden?  Great Question!  Rain gardens are landscaped areas designed to absorb rain water and runoff from rooftops and pavement.  They are typically planted with native wildflowers and plants which are more likely to tolerate wet conditions.  Rain gardens are great for providing habitat for wildlife, help alleviate drainage problems, and can […]


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National Estuaries Day Celebration: Help Clean-up our coasts!

Written on: August 18th, 2010 in StewardshipVolunteers

Join in Delaware’s National Estuaries Day celebration by participating in Delaware’s 2010 Coastal Cleanup on September 25th, 2010 from 9 am to noon.   Help us clean up our beaches and waterways for a healthier Delaware!  Volunteers are strongly encouraged to pre-register on the DNREC website to ensure everyone has the supplies they need and receive […]


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As the tide turns…

Written on: May 14th, 2010 in ResearchSt. Jones ReserveStewardshipVolunteers

May is one of the best times of the year in my opinion.  Spring is in full force, flowers are blooming, the days are longer, the horseshoe crabs start coming ashore to spawn and the sounds of shorebirds can be heard up and down Delaware Bay.  It was about ten years ago, when I saw […]


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Fare thee well…

Written on: May 10th, 2010 in Education & OutreachResearchStewardshipVolunteers

…as you venture to the Big Easy Wolf 3! On May 5, the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps Team Wolf 3 completed its 8-week project with the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve. During that time the 11 member team  assisted with research and monitoring projects collecting information to be used by decision makers, provided educational programming to […]


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