Month: February 2012

Signs of Spring Contest Returns!

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator Twelve days ago the world-famous groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter from atop his prognosticating perch in Pennsylvania.  On that day in Delaware, we basked in 60-degree temperatures.  Then this past weekend, we shivered in 20-degree blast of Arctic air that came packing a double dose of snow …

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Crossroads Comes to Dupont Environmental Education Center

By Lesley Bensinger, Education Coordinator, Dupont Environmental Education Center On January 31st 18 students from Crossroads of Delaware came to the DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) to participate in a ‘What’s in the Water?’ field study.  We enjoyed mild winter temperatures as we researched the answer to this question.  Students used pond nets, a fish …

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