Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

July 4th Regatta Update

Date Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018

    All, Just a short note of reminder regarding the 11th annual Slaughter Beach Sail Club Regatta as well as a couple of other great notes: Remember, the Regatta is on Thursday, July 4th beginning at 10:00 AM. It is at Delaware Avenue, North. Lots of fun stuff for the kids and adults who […]




Job application

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

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Breakfast Buffet on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Memorial Fire Hall

Date Posted: Monday, July 1st, 2019

The Memorial Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a Breakfast Buffet on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The breakfast will run from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. If you’re in town for the weekend please consider supporting the Memorial Ladies Auxiliary and the work they do. For more information click on the flyer: Doc – Jun 30 […]




Change of Days for Trash and Recycle Pickup

Date Posted: Monday, June 17th, 2019

NOTICE   TRASH AND RECYCLING PICKUP MOVES FROM FRIDAYS TO MONDAYS   JUNE 28, 2019 – NORMAL PICKUP FOR TRASH AND RECYCLING   JULY 1, 2019 – MONDAY PICKUP FOR BOTH.  RECYCLING CONTINUES ON EVERY OTHER WEEK BASIS    




No Town Election This Year

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Two letters of intent to run were filed with the Town for the two seats up for election.  Becky Craft and Harry Ward submitted their letter of intent so they will retain their seats on Council.




Town Wide Yard Sale Saturday May 25th.

Date Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2019

The annual Memorial Day town yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 25th, 2019.




DOS DELAWARE BIRD-A-THON to Raise Funds to Protect Mispillion Harbor

Date Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2019

DOS DELAWARE BIRD-A-THON to Raise Funds to Protect Mispillion Harbor I am so excited to share the local opportunity to support conservation! The annual DOS DELAWARE BIRD-A-THON on May 4-12, 2019. Funds raised will be matched by THE CONSERVATION FUND to purchase the last remaining bay front property on the Mispillion Harbor!  Pledge your local […]




DuPont Nature Center’s Osprey and Horseshoe Crab/Shorebird is live

Date Posted: Monday, April 15th, 2019

DuPont Nature center is now back live streaming.  There are a pair nesting again this year.  You can view the live stream from this link: https://livestream.com/DNCnaturecam/events/8164142 The Horseshoe Crab/Shorebird cam is now live: https://livestream.com/DNClivecam/events/8665285  




2019 Running from the Greenhead’s 5K Run/Walk May 5th Results and Pictures

Date Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2019

   Harry Ward (right) Mayor of Slaughter Beach, DE presents the proceeds from the town sponsored “Run from the Greenheads” 5K race and Cinco de Mayo festival to Bill Tobin, Chairman and Treasurer of the Slaughter Beach Memorial Fire Company Slaughter Beach DE: The 2nd annual “Run from the Greenheads” 5K race and Cinco de […]




New Osprey Nesting Platform Installed

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Another collaborative effort between Slaughter Beach, Delaware Nature Society and DuPont Nature Center has produced another Osprey nesting platform in the Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve.  Osprey usually return in March looking for nesting areas.  The platform was provided by DuPont Nature Center and volunteers from SB and DNS installed it on the north end of Town.  […]




Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Times and Training Session Set

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

2019 Annual Slaughter Beach Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Volunteer Training Session Saturday, April 13, 2018 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Marvel Drive Slaughter Beach   Since 1990, surveys have been conducted of horseshoe crabs spawning in Delaware Bay. Despite the horseshoe crab’s importance to the ecology of the Delaware Bay, little is known about its population […]