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OUR VISION

Delaware Nature Society envisions a healthy and sustainable environment.

OUR MISSION

Delaware Nature Society connects people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, advocacy and conservation.

About us

Founded in 1964, Delaware Nature Society works to improve the environment through conservation, advocacy, and education. We are state affiliate for the National Wildlife Federation and are renowned for our educational programming and advocacy which provides the tools for communities to take action and protect the environment through land preservation and watershed stewardship.

Delaware Nature Society manages over 2,000 acres of land, including four nature preserves, and operates four educational sites: Ashland Nature Center, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center and Coverdale Farm Preserve.

Currently, thousands of members support this important work and over 1,000 volunteers assist our core staff and interns so that the year-round programs continue to improve and grow.

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Delaware Nature Society’s Farm to Fork Event a Record Breaking Success

March 29, 2017

IDelaware Nature Society’s Annual Farm to Fork event took place this past Saturday, September 16 at Coverdale Farm Preserve in Greenville, Del. Nearly 200 guests joined together on the farm for the annual fundraising dinner, which sold out for the third year in row...Read more »

Marsh and Monarchs Celebration

April 6, 2017

Activities will include exploring the pond, netting for minnows, water chemistry, crafts, tagging live butterflies for research, canoeing in the marsh, Zumba in nature, swamp milkweed give-away, and more. Join us in celebration of everything marsh and monarchs! This event is free and open to the public. No registration required…Read more »

Delaware Nature Society’s Annual Farm to Fork Event to Take Place September 16, 2017

May 2, 2017

Delaware Nature Society’s Annual Farm to Fork event is set to take place this Saturday, September 16 at Coverdale Farm Preserve in Greenville, Del. In 2016, nearly 200 guests joined us for the annual fundraising dinner and for the third year in row, this event has sold out... Read more »