Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

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 | 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,, 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 […]

July 4th Regatta Results and Recap

Date Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2016

It’s been a week and our quiet little bit of paradise has reverted back to being a haven for solitude, birding, flippin’ crabs, cruising the beach in golf carts and of course, boating, when the tides and bugs permit. The keg is almost dead, the kids and grandkids are on their way to points west […]

Town of Slaughter Beach Public Notice – Election

Date Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2016

The Town of Slaughter Beach Election, scheduled for July 2, 2016 has been cancelled.  Three Town Council Seats were open and three candidates have completed paperwork to run for office.  The candidates are listed below:              Kathleen Lock            Amy J. Reed Parker            Robert Wood

PHNWR/Fowler Beach Update

Date Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2016

Restoration work continues in the refuge.  Fowler Beach Road is closed, prior to the bridge, for both car and foot traffic. There is no access to Fowler Beach at this time.  The road should be open in late July or August.  For further information about the restoration work you can go here – or […]

Zika – be safe this summer

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Good information/link from Senator Gary Simpson on the Zika virus and staying safe.

Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival on May 21

Date Posted: Sunday, May 15th, 2016

DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to host Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival on May 21 SLAUGHTER BEACH (May 6, 2016) – The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility, will host its seventh annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival, celebrating the spring spectacle of migrating shorebirds […]