DuPont Environmental Education Center

Magical Milkweeds: The plants that check all the boxes!

Ian Stewart “Delaware Nature Society’s mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, conservation, and advocacy.” We have been following this mission statement since our founding in 1964 and every year we connect over a thousand people with nature through our adult, family and youth programs, summer camps, …

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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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