Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

DNREC offers new flood planning tool for determining risk for home and business development projects

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

DOVER (March 15, 2017) –  DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section now offers an interactive Flood Planning Tool with up-to-date information for helping to determine flood risk for homes and businesses and for designing development projects in accordance with floodplain codes. The Flood Planning Tool website is designed to provide residents, […]




SB Seals at the 2017 Lewes Polar Bear Plunge

Date Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2017

The Slaughter Beach Seals, led by Jackson Gingrich, raised a total of $2576 for the Special Olympics.  The Seal team ranked 31st out of 289 teams in terms of fundraising.  Team members were Jackson, Harry, Gail, Becky, Kelly and Ken. The Plunge helps 4,000 Special Olympics athletes!!!  3,602 Bears raised $900,000 and counting …   […]




Volunteer Opportunities for Horseshoe Crab Spawning and DuPont Nature Center Opening

Date Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Interested in lending a hand.  Delaware Nature Society will once again be conducting the Horseshoe Crab Spawning at Slaughter Beach.  A training session will be help for in April.  Here is information about training and also the spawning dates: training-flyer-word-format-2017-1 Dupont Nature Center will be open April 1st.  In March they will be holding a […]




Memorial Fire Co Roast Beef Dinner

Date Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017

The Memorial Fire Co. will be holding a roast beef dinner on Sunday April 2nd from 12:00 to 3:00,  the cost is $12.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 302-422-4032, must be purchased by 3/19.      




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 […]