Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Proud Parents

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

For the third year in a row, Dawn and Willy had eggs successfully hatch.  This year they have produced two chicks.  The chicks will be tagged short.     




Resiliency Workshop

Date Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017

Saturday, July 22nd, The Town of Slaughter Beach held a town wide meeting and lunch at Memorial Fire Co. Attended by approximately 50 residents, the town council and representatives from DELDOT, DNREC, Memorial Fire Co., DEMA and SEU. The purpose was to roll up the results and inform the town how their input was executed […]




Election Results

Date Posted: Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Thank you to all our candidates who ran in this year’s election and thank you to all who voted.  Also a big thank you to our Board of Election and Poll Workers who made the election possible.  Harry Ward and Rebecca Craft Ed.d will serve two year terms.  Below are the results: Harry Ward – 132 […]




Resilient Community Day Public Workshop

Date Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017

Resilient Community Day Public Workshop Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Slaughter Beach Fire Hall Learn how the Town of Slaughter Beach can manage risks from flooding and extreme heat. Prepare today for tomorrow’s hazards! Find out how the Resilient Community Partnership is improving the capacity to plan for and recover from hazardous events in […]




Town of Slaughter Beach – Notice of Election

Date Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Town of Slaughter Beach  – Notice of Election The election will be held on July 1, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon at the Slaughter Beach Memorial Volunteer Fire Company. The candidates for Town Council are Patricia Catanzariti, Rebecca W. Craft, Ed.D, and Harry R. Ward. To be qualified to vote, […]




Shorebirds and Horseshoe Crabs

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Haven’t been able to make it to the DuPont Nature Center located near Slaughter Beach, to see the arrival of shorebirds and horseshoe crabs? No worry, check out the Center’s live nature cam at the newly restored harbor beach. Take a look at the restoration work in the harbor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WvwO3kjqtU The second Saturday of the […]




Thank you Milford Central Academy FFA chapter

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

A big thank you goes out to the Milford Central Academy FFA chapter who came out on Sunday May 21st to flip Horseshoe Crabs and pick up trash on the beach.  The crabs didn’t show up, but the kids did.  4 Horseshoe Crabs were put back into the bay and 60 pounds of trash was […]




Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Date Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017

DuPont Nature Center presents Peace, Love and Horseshoe Crab Festival on Saturday May 20th from 10am to 3pm – rain or shine.  See the flyer for more details: 2017-plhsc-flyer




Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection

Date Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection film educates, entertains and encourages ecotourism The Delaware Shorebird Project today premiered Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection, a film produced to raise awareness and […]




Public Restrooms

Date Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The public restrooms located at the pavilion are now open for the season.