Abbott’s Mill

Springtime is Frog Time!

By Jim White, Delaware Nature Society Senior Fellow for Land and Biodiversity Everyone has their own personal harbinger of spring. To some it is the first Hepatica bloom in a still-leafless woods; to others, the northward migration of the Canada Goose, or the Bluebird’s beautiful song on a clear day. But to some of us …

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The Calming Power of Nature

Ian Stewart, Ornithologist The need to reduce the spread of the coronavirus has led to these strange and uncertain times. Out of an abundance of caution our programs are temporarily cancelled and our buildings are closed. However, our trails remain open for you to enjoy at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center …

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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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