Annual events

These are the annual events you look forward to, the seasonal tradition of local Delawareans, Pennsylvanians, and Marylanders.  Come join in on the fun!

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting and
Volunteer Celebration

Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Ashland Nature Center

More information to come early 2018.
Images from Annual Meeting 2017 »

Native Plant Sale, May 3-6, 2018

Native Plant Sale

Members only: May 3 – 4, 2018
Open to public days: May 5 – 6, 2018
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Our Native Plant Sale features more than 300 rare, unusual and favorite varieties of native plants, including perennials, trees, shrubs, ferns, and aquatic plants for all growing conditions. Create a beautiful garden filled with birds and butterflies. New catalogue coming early spring 2018.
Details, past catalogue, and articles »

Run the Mill 5K Race 2018 Abbotts Mill

Run the Mill Race

Sat, Jun 2, 2018
Abbott's Mill Nature Center

10-mile road-bike race plus a 5K trail run followed by a well-earned Dogfish beer, food, live music, and more on #NationalTrailsDay - 8 am Race Packet Pickup, 9 am Race Begins. Registration required.
Learn more »

Clean Water Rally

Clean Water Rally

Tue, June 5, 2018
Legislative Mall in Dover, DE

Join us for the 4th Annual Clean Water Rally at the steps of Delaware’s Capital. Get a packet, FREE T-Shirt, and enjoy FREE Food from our local food trucks. In the afternoon, discuss the importance of clean water with your State Representative and Senators! Registration required - registration will open spring 2018.
Support our Clean Water Campaign »

Music at the Mill Summer Concert Series festival Milford, Delaware

Music at the Mill

2nd Thursdays, Jun 14, Jul 12, Aug 9, Sep 13, 2018
Abbott's Mill Nature Center

Summer concert series of live local bands, Dogfish Head craft ales, food trucks, laawn games, and more. Lifecycle will host 5:30 pm rides from Milford to Music at the Mill.
Learn more »

Farm to Fork - Saturday, September 15, 2018

Farm to Fork

Sat, Sep 15, 2018
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Delaware Nature Society invites you to join our delicious culinary experience set in the rolling landscape of the Coverdale Farm Preserve.  Scenic sunset views, fine libations, and a culinary masterpiece grown less than 100 feet from your table. Learn more »

Marsh and Monarchs Celebration in Wilmington, Delaware

Marsh & Monarchs Celebration

Early Autumn 2018
DuPont Environmental Education Center
Catch butterflies and other creatures. Enjoy free giveaways such as swamp milkweed. Tag live butterflies for research. Canoe the marsh. Zuumba in nature. FREE! Just show up.
Learn more  about Monarchs »


Harvest Moon Festival - Oct 2018

Harvest Moon Festival

Sat, Oct 6, 2018 (Raindate: Sun, Oct 8)
Coverdale Farm Preserve
Our fall festival, located on the scenic Coverdale Farm Preserve, features fun activities for all ages. Enjoy artisan demonstrations, children's activities and crafts, raptor programs, pony rides, corn maze, farm animal experiences, hayrides, music, food trucks and much more. Learn more »

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