Year: 2013

Snake Royalty – The Queen Snake

By Jim White, Associate Director, Land and Biodiversity: Ringing cell phones can be an interrupting bother, and sometimes I yearn for the days when phones resided in buildings or on street corners, not in your pocket. However, last Tuesday, while at the Dupont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) in Wilmington for a meeting, I was very …

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Canoeing the Lower Brandywine River

By Sally O’Byrne, Teacher Naturalist The weather could not have been more perfect for the first ever Delaware Nature Society trip on the Lower Brandywine – a trip through the rarely experienced urban wilderness of the Brandywine on the Coastal Plain.   We launched our canoes at the abandoned ‘Up the Creek’ Restaurant boat ramp at …

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