Year: 2013

Who’s the New “Moo” at Coverdale Farm Preserve?

By Michele Wales, Farm Program Coordinator Two weeks ago everyone celebrated Valentines Day.  On the annual day of hearts and affection most folks are wishing for flowers, chocolates, or one of Cupid’s arrows.  At Coverdale Farm Preserve, we were wishing for a four-legged, red haired, 60-pound bundle of bovine.  Although February 14th passed us by …

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Owls in Boxes

Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader The subject line in an email I received this week read “Wood Duck Box Update…OH MY GOODNESS!” Jill Kennard emailed me to report that she and her husband Jeff went out to put up predator guards on several Wood Duck boxes they volunteered to build, install, and monitor at …

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Four Hummingbird Day…In January!

By Hank Davis, Delaware Nature Society Board Member and Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader In Delaware, after the summer-time Ruby-throated Hummingbird has high-tailed it to the tropics, other species of hummingbirds move in…from western North America!  This fall and winter has been a banner year for western hummingbird species in our area.  Once thought …

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