Month: August 2012

Middle Run Report: Bio-Blitz Draws New Birders and Bug Enthusiasts

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator On  a morning where the weather forecast showed rain was a strong possibility, we had not a drop of precipitation for our Fourth Annual Middle Run Bio-Blitz.  We did have some incredible gray clouds and much-welcomed cool breezes to enjoy on the bird walk that kicked off at 7:00am.   Without …

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Teen Naturalists Take On the Adirondacks

By Carrie Scheick, Environmental Education Intern, and Phylicia Schwartz, Teacher Naturalist The high schoolers involved in the Delaware Nature Society’s Teen Naturalist group, a group that meets once a month for various outdoor activities and gives their time volunteering at DNS events, look forward to a weeklong adventure each summer. Earlier this month the fearless …

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Bio-Blitz and Pledge to Fledge: Enjoy the Birds!

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The Date: Sunday, August 26, 2012 The Time:  Anytime between 7:00am and Noon (Start early or sleep in a bit!) The Place:  Middle Run Natural Area in Newark, Delaware  The Event:  The Fourth Annual Middle Run Bio-Blitz and the First Annual Pledge to Fledge Celebration The Purpose:  To Have …

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