Year: 2013

Green Thumbs are Twitching at Coverdale Farm Preserve!

By Michele Wales, Farm Program Coordinator Spring has just arrived…HOORAY! However, at Coverdale Farm, we have been working as if this verdant season has been here for weeks! Our 352-acre preserve is a dream-come-true for the green thumbs on staff that grow food for our CSA members; grow gardens to teach children about food plant …

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First Wood Frog Eggs of Spring at Ashland

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The rains and warmer weather this week brought out the amphibians at Ashland, with Wood Frogs headlining the show.  On Tuesday there were dozens of male Wood Frogs lining the edges of the Ashland Marsh during the rain, uttering their distinctive “chuck-chuck” call. By the end of the day, the quiet …

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Signs of Spring Challenge: Time to Start!

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator To continue a fun tradition begun two years ago, the Delaware Nature Society invites you to participate in the Third Annual Signs of Spring Challenge.   The basic rules are simple:  All Signs must be observed on the grounds of the Ashland Nature Center, in order for this to be a fair …

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