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Movie stars at the St. Jones Reserve

Written on: November 9th, 2012 in NERRResearchSt Jones Events and ProgramsSt. Jones Reserve

Did you see the movie stars at the St. Jones Reserve this past Saturday?  They attended the premiere of the new St. Jones River video entitled The Price of Progress…The Promise of Protection in which they starred.  The 20-minute video explored the St. Jones River through time. The river is both rich in natural history […]

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Navigating the St. Jones…A Tale of A River

Written on: August 29th, 2011 in Education & OutreachNERRSt Jones Events and ProgramsStewardship

Snaking through the middle of downtown Dover, past Legislative Hall, sneaking around the Air Force Base, and ending its journey at Bowers Beach is none other than the St. Jones River.  In years past, our rivers were thought to be our life line.  They were our source of food, transportation, income, entertainment, and sense of […]

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Discovery Lab: Water Quality

Written on: August 8th, 2011 in Education & OutreachSt Jones Events and ProgramsSt. Jones Reserve

Looking for something fun to do this week?   Join a scientist on Thursday, August 11 from 9am – 11 am in the St. Jones Reserve Laboratory (818 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover, Delaware) to learn more about water quality in our waterways.  Be ready to investigate the quality of water by using test kits.  This is a great and fun way […]

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Hike to Kingston Upon Hull

Written on: March 31st, 2011 in Education & OutreachSt Jones Events and ProgramsSt. Jones Reserve

Are you interested in Delaware history and heritage?  Join us on a hike to Kingston Upon Hull, an interesting historical landmark along the St. Jones River. The hike will take place on Wed., April 6th, 2011 from 10 am – noon.   We will meet at the St. Jones Reserve at 818 Kitts Hummock Road in […]

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Linking nature and culture

Written on: December 8th, 2010 in Education & OutreachSt Jones Events and ProgramsSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

Imagine yourself living in the 18th century.  Electricity had not been invented as of yet and life was a bit more labor intensive.  Much of the lighting after the sun went down was done with candles.  Candles during that time period were made with tallow (fat from meat), bees wax, or bayberry wax.  Bayberry wax […]

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