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For over 30 years, the Delaware Nature Society has offered trips throughout the world. Our staff leaders coordinate with topnotch travel agencies and the country and region's best naturalists to present experiences that cannot be matched by any other group.

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Poplar Island and Blackwater Overnight

Poplar Island and Blackwater Wildlife Preserve Overnight

Leaders: Joe Sebastiani and Matt Babbitt
Mon 4/9/2018 – Tue 4/10/2018
Members only - benefits of Membership »
Price: $210 (double occupancy)
Single supplement: $75
For details and to book, call 302.239.2334 x134

Join us on a tour of Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Chesapeake Bay.


Visit the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, the “Everglades of Delmarva”, to look for migratory waterfowl, and the range-restricted Delmarva Fox Squirrel.

History & Culture

Learn about the area’s heritage at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park before heading to historic Easton’s downtown district for the night. Take a walk on the town, enjoy a nice dinner before you turn in.

Island Restoration

In the morning after breakfast, head to Tighlman Island to catch a boat out to Poplar Island. Truly one of modern engineering’s wonders, Poplar Island is being re-built using dredge spoils to create a wildlife paradise. Tour the island by bus and see how island restoration can be done safely, benefitting birds, including several endangered species.


Historic Tidewater Inn in the heart of downtown Easton, Maryland.

Price includes

Tour guide, van transportation, entry fees, and lodging. Breakfast and dinner are Dutch-treat.

For details and to book,
call 302.239.2334 x134

Office hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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