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I Canoe! You Can, Too!

Written on: July 14th, 2015 in Blackbird Creek Events and ProgramsBlackbird Creek ReserveEducation & OutreachGuest Blog

To add variety to the blog and to offer a fresh perspective from our visitors, we are inviting guest bloggers to write posts describing their visits and thoughts while at the reserve.  The guest blog and photos today are brought to you by M.L. Christmas and her thoughts on canoeing.  Enjoy! (Maggie Pletta, DNERR Education Coordinator & Blog […]

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Green Eggs and Sand

Written on: June 17th, 2015 in Education & OutreachNERR

May is a busy month at the Reserve.  From school groups and public programs, to horseshoe crab surveys and the beginning of field season, the Reserve is a buzz with activity.  But the activity isn’t confined to within our boundaries, we also travel near and far to grow our skills and assist in the growth […]

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Made a Splash

Written on: April 28th, 2015 in Education & OutreachNERRSt Jones Events and Programs

Every year the quiet and sleepy St. Jones Reserve, and our neighbor the John Dickinson Plantation, get a shot of life and excitement when fourth grade students from across Delaware descend on our properties.  No it’s not an attack; it’s our annual Make a Splash Water Festival.  The festival, now in its sixteenth year, provides a […]

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New Places and New Faces

Written on: February 16th, 2015 in Education & OutreachNERR

It has been a long while since we had a new blog post, and this is due in part to the changing of our guard.  Last summer our Education Coordinator Jennifer Holmes decided it was time to spread her wings and left the reserve to follow a personal dream of hers and took a traditional […]

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Uncovering Winter’s Mysteries

Written on: November 26th, 2013 in Blackbird Creek ReserveEducation & OutreachNERR

This fall the trees here at the Reserve were absolutely gorgeous with the deep reds, vibrant yellows, and fiery organges displayed in their leaves.  As each leaf drops and fall turns to winter we are not as captivated by the trees but they still remain a significant feature in our landscape.  Have you ever wondered how […]

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