Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Santa Coming to Town on Dec 10th at 7PM

Date Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2016

Santa’s Coming to Town on Dec 10th at 7PM.  See the flier for more details.  Flier




Website Down for Maintenance

Date Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2016

This site will be down for maintenance purposes on Sunday, November 20th. This maintenance will happen from approximately 4:00AM to 9:00AM.




Community Resilient Partnership Workshop Sat. Oct. 8 at 10AM

Date Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2016


Coastal Cleanup 2016

Date Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

2016 Coastal Cleanup was another successful year in our ongoing efforts to keep the beach clean and preventing trash/debris from harming wildlife.  Over 150 volunteers showed up to participate in this year’s event.  Local residents were joined by other individuals and groups – Girl Scout Troop 402, Pack 186, Ross Honor Society, Pack 911 and […]




Delaware Nature Society’s Autumn at Abbott’s Festival

Date Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

As a final celebration of Abbott’s Mill Nature Center’s 35th Anniversary, we are bringing back our Autumn at Abbott’s Festival, which was previously held every fall for 24 years. Historically, this festival has featured a variety of artisan craft demonstrators, live music, children’s activities, hay rides, live animal shows, and tours of our historic Abbott’s […]




Delaware Nature Society’s Meal at the Mill

Date Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

                           Meal at the Mill is part of our 35th Anniversary Autumn Celebration Weekend Where: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center | 15411 Abbott’s Pond Road, Milford, DE 19963 | 302.422.0847 | Info@DelNature.org When: Friday October 14 at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Milford Guests will arrive at twilight, to enjoy a keg-conditioned cocktail from Dogfish Head while […]




Restoration work has begun at Mispillion Harbor Reserve

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL (DNREC) Contact: Melanie Rapp, DNREC Public Affairs, Melanie.Rapp@state.de.us, 302-739-9902 Restoration underway along Delaware Bayshore to repair and enhance beaches, critical wetlands and natural defenses Projects at Mispillion Harbor, Ted Harvey Conservation Area are reducing flooding, restoring habitat, improving resiliency and protecting public safety and […]




Amended Delaware Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches go into effect Aug. 11

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Amended Delaware Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches go into effect Aug. 11 (DNREC Press Release) DOVER (July 22, 2016) – Final  amendments to Delaware’s Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches – that implement legislative changes to the state’s Beach Preservation Act and clarify and codify the process for construction […]




DuPont Nature Center offers 2 Educational Programs

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Dip Netting Adventures and Nature Walk Program Date: July 20th, 2016 Program Time: 1:30-3:00pm Participant Age Range: Ages 5 and up and Fishy Fashions Program Date: July 29th, 2016 Program Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm Participant Age Range: All Ages See flyer for details on both programs: DNC Ed Programs July 2016




DuPont Nature Center Family Fish-n-Fun Days

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Saturday, July 23 10am—2pm Saturday, August 6 10am—2pm Family Fish-n-Fun Days are great opportunities for families to spend quality outdoor time together, with fun activities for all ages! Through hands-on fishing activities, participants will learn about saltwater fishing, fish anatomy, knot tying, casting, and will create a craft to take home! For more information check […]