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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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Fun Family Festival

Written on: October 19th, 2011 in Blackbird Creek Events and ProgramsBlackbird Creek ReserveEducation & Outreach

Looking for something fun to do this Saturday, October 22?  Join us at the 4th annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival at the Blackbird Creek Reserve on 801 Blackbird Landing Road, Townsend, Delaware from 10 am – 4 pm.  Delight in the beauty of the Blackbird Creek by taking a hay ride or enjoying a leisurely […]


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Planting saplings and seedlings; team deems it “tree-rific”

Written on: April 21st, 2010 in Blackbird Creek ReserveStewardship

After arriving back at the Estuary from our exciting spring breaks – some of the AmeriCorps NCCC team traveled to Virginia while others went to Washington DC, Connecticut, and north to Wilmington – the team was ready to start working again. On Tuesday, Wolf 3 got WET and WILD. In other words, we were trained […]


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Wes Strikes Back: The Return of the Chipper

Written on: April 16th, 2010 in Blackbird Creek ReserveStewardship

Our first activity of the work week: yep, that’s right, a boat trip down the St. Jones river all the way to Bowers Beach and back. The boat was in the capable hands of Wes Conley. Kate sat up front and taught us about the river erosion, the duck blinds, and other environmental issues facing […]


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AmeriCorps NCCC has arrived at the Blackbird Creek Reserve

Written on: March 29th, 2010 in Blackbird Creek ReserveSt. Jones ReserveStewardship

After finishing a month of intense training, i.e. sitting in classrooms for hours and hours, our team, Wolf 3, has finally arrived from Perryville, MD to make a difference in Dover. The team hails from all over the country with each member ready to dedicate a year of service to the country. We found out […]


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