Coverdale Farm

Community Supported Agriculture at Coverdale Farm

By Daniel Malcolm, Community Supported Agriculture Farm Manager: We recently wrapped up the second growing season of the community supported agriculture program at Coverdale Farm. With two seasons now under our belt we can now look back and see the progress we’ve made. The CSA farm membership was 160 this year and the land under cultivation …

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Blog Blitz for Membership Month!

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator Welcome to the Month of November!  Here at the Delaware Nature Society, this is our Membership Month, when we celebrate our wonderful members and continue to grow the ranks of Delaware Nature Society supporters. Here at The Nature of Delaware blog, we are going to offer up a unique opportunity to …

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Bird Walk at Coverdale Farm Preserve

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader Photos by: Eric Roberson Last Friday, I led a bird-filled walk at Coverdale Farm Preserve complete with colorful trees, and lots of migrant sparrows, warblers, and a few raptors.  Yellow-rumped warblers were swarming everywhere, eating poison ivy berries as if they were a delicacy.  The bane of a pleasant …

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Recounting the Butterfly Count

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator A Red-banded Hairstreak basking on a leaf at Coverdale Farm Preserve. Image by Derek Stoner, July 30, 2011. Way back on July 30(more than three weeks ago now!), the Delaware Nature Society took part in the North American Butterfly Count.  A crew of four citizen scientists helped to survey …

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