Month: March 2012

Don’t Be a Fool! April Fool’s Contest

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader Answer the following questions about nature.  E-mail your answers to joe@delawarenaturesociety.org.  The person with the most correct answers wins a $5 gift certificate for any Delaware Nature Society program.  You have until 11:59 p.m. April 3rd to send in your answers.  The winner will be announced on Wednesday, April …

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Ashland Bird Walk Highlights

Photos and story by Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader A group of 8 birders accompanied me this morning on a walk around Ashland to look for birds and other natural wonders.  We observed migration, a recently hibernating animal, courtship, a secretive mammal, edible plants, poisonous plants, nest building, and lots of birds.  Once spring …

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Signs of Spring Update: Flowers A-Blooming

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The fourth and fifth weeks of the Signs of Spring Challenge featured a flurry of new observations, most likely due the incredible stretch of warm weather that is literally pushing the petals forth on flowers. On March 12, mulitple observers reported the return of the Eastern Phoebe, with a …

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