Month: February 2012

Build It and They Will Come: New Osprey Platform at DEEC

By John Harrod, Manager, DuPont Environmental Education Center The Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge has a new Osprey nesting platform. DNS worked with Cristina Frank, senior environmental scientist with Pepco Holdings, to install a new platform near the DuPont Environmental Education Center. It can be easily seen at eye level as you cross the …

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Great Backyard Bird Count

By: Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader Images by Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator Derek Stoner and I led the Delaware Nature Society’s traditional Breakfast and Great Backyard Bird Count program this morning.  The Great Backyard Birdcount is a continent-wide citizen science bird survey run the National Audubon Society where anyone can participate today through …

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