Month: May 2011

Image of the Day: A Warbling Vireo

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator On this morning’s bird walk at Ashland Nature Center, we came across a handsome male bird trying to attach a fancy looking handlebar moustache to his beak in order to impress the ladies.  At least that’s what the scene looked like.  In actuality, this Warbling Vireo was picking long …

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A Beaver in Wilmington

By John Harrod, Manager, DuPont Environmental Education Center Occasionally, visitors to the Dupont Environmental Education Center spot Beavers swimming in the Christina River, right in front of the center.  On a recent marsh clean-up in the 212-acre Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge, volunteers from the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington were treated to close …

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