Abbott’s Mill

Great Backyard Bird Count 2018 Recap – Putting Delaware on the map!

Ian Stewart The global Great Backyard Bird Count took place from February 16th to the 19th and was a huge success. Despite its misleading name, participants counted every bird they saw no matter how far they were from home, with more than 6,000 bird species recorded across the world from over 160,000 checklists! Delaware Nature Society played …

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Great Backyard Bird Count 2018

By Joe Sebastiani, Ashland Nature Center Manager Now that the Philadelphia Eagles have won the Super Bowl, local fans now have to find something else to do for the remainder of winter.  How about participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count!  Ashland and Abbott’s Mill Nature Centers will join birders from all over the world …

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Abbott’s Mill Nature Center: Historical and Natural Treasures

By Matt Babbitt, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center Manager Delaware Nature Society is excited to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, a hidden gem of southern Delaware nestled just 4 miles outside of Milford. Abbott’s encompasses 483 acres of towering upland forests, restored native meadows, pristine ponds fed by sinuous streams, mystic Atlantic white …

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The Boardwalk: Streamside at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Alice Mohrman, Education Coordinator, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center Meet at the historic Abbott’s  Mill spillway to begin your stream adventure on the Boardwalk Trail!  As the September light filters through the canopy, it highlights the clear water of Johnson’s Branch which skims effortlessly around branches scattered across the sandy bottom.  A journey along the meandering …

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