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
Earth Day Celebration

Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Ashland Nature Center

Members are invited to attend the official business meeting and awards ceremony. Refreshments served; registration required. More information to come winter of 2017-2018.
Images from Annual Meeting 2017 »

Native Plant Sale, Spring 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 Trail 5K 2018 Abbotts Mill

Run the Mill Trail 5K Run

Spring 2018
Abbott's Mill Nature Center

Come out and support our mission swiftly afoot as you take the trails. After the run, enjoy a well-earned craft beer, some post-race grub, live music, and more. New date and details coming early spring 2018.
Learn more »

Farm to Food Truck

Farm to Food Truck

Late Spring 2018
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Come enjoy local food, music, and fun on the farm. This is an adults-only event showcasing local food trucks at the scenic Coverdale Farm Preserve along with a beer garden, olde tyme lawn games, photo booth, and hayride. Check back in spring 2018 for more details and to register.

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 »

Farm to Fork - 2017

Farm to Fork

Early Autumn 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

Early Oct, 2018
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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