Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

July 4th 2015 Regatta Update

Date Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014

So, the Scheduling and Venue Committees have finalized the locale and schedule and a preview of the racing schedule follows, but remember, all times are approximate and subject to change. The line up looks like this: July 4th is a Saturday Location is at Delaware Avenue, North High tide at 11:30 AM Boogie board race […]




Shorebirds Starting to Return

Date Posted: Saturday, March 29th, 2014

(Photo by Chris Bennett) As Spring finally arrives and the water begins to warm, the sounds of Slaughter Beach will be filled with calling shorebirds as they arrive from southern wintering grounds on their journey to the Arctic. Beginning in late March, flocks of Dunlin will appear on the flats at low tide, growing in […]




S.B. a Research and Educational Beach

Date Posted: Monday, February 24th, 2014

In 2013, the Delaware Nature Society – Abbotts Mill – hosted 1,179 kids and others through school and public programs. These will be the next generation of “Stewards of Slaughter Beach”. The Delaware Shorebird Project is gearing up for the season.  Here is the link for additional information about the project. Interesting video on cannon […]




S.B. Tourists Returning

Date Posted: Monday, February 24th, 2014

In the coming months our “tourists” will be returning to our shores.  Diamondback Terrapin hatchlings will be moving from their nesting areas on the beach to the marsh which puts them in harms ways as they cross Bayshore road. Please give them a helping hand on there dangerous journey by returning any you find to […]




Coastal Clean Up Volunteers

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Over 100 volunteers, including many local residents, participated in September’s Coastal Clean Up




Coastal Clean Up

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Volunteers picking up debris off the beach