Leo Ascendant, Arcturus Resplendent, Orion in Retreat

By Sheila Vincent, Delaware Nature Society Group Programs Coordinator Don’t confine your search for signs of spring to the daylight hours; if you know where to look, the night sky can show you the season as surely as blooming flowers or singing birds. The familiar Big Dipper is the key to finding your way around …

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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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Rare American chestnut discovered at Coverdale Farm Preserve

Ian Stewart, Matt Bailey and Joe Sebastiani Last week an accidental discovery brought the Delaware Nature Society a link with a past that few of us had known. Bret Lanan, a knowledgeable deer hunter exploring an obscure corner of our Coverdale Farm Preserve in Greenville alerted Dave Pro, the DNS Land Steward, to what he …

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