Month: December 2008

DNS Program at the Veolia Wastewater Treatment Facility

By: Sally O’Byrne, Teacher Naturalist     The Delaware Nature Society trip to the Veolia Wastewater Treatment Facility (Wilmington Wastewater Plant) on December 10 was not your usual natural history tour.  However, learning a little about what happens to our wastewater, from toilets to dishwashers to industry to stormwater is probably good for all us waste-producing citizens to …

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The True Story of Venus and Jupiter; Meet the Meteors

by The Unknown Astronomer I hope you all had unclouded views of the gorgeous conjunction of Venus, Jupiter, and the moon last weekend, and that you continue to observe Jupiter in decline and Venus ascendant.  Of course, the two planets are not really approaching and receding from one another in space.  What is actually going on …

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DNS field trip to the Wilmington Riverfront

By John Harrod, Backyard Habitat Coordinator   Yesterday Delaware Nature Society staff went to the Wilmington Riverfront for our annual Christmas field trip to see two construction projects – one completed and one in progress.   Our first destination was at the Barclays building to see a green building technique – a newly installed green …

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