Waterways fuel our economy, inspire artists, refresh our spirits, and shape our culture and history. Improving the health of our waterways improves our drinking water and benefits wildlife.
Working and Natural Lands
We are a powerful force in protecting lands for conservation and preserving agricultural lands. Delaware’s diverse ecosystems – including forests, abundant wetlands, and agricultural lands – fuel our region’s economic and cultural prosperity. Our regenerative and resilient land practices improve Delaware’s ecosystems, ensuring food and habitats for people and wildlife.
Protecting Habitats and Wildlife
From a meadow filled with native grasses to the rolling waters of the Christina River, we work to protect habitats and native wildlife of all types while facing the pressures of development and a changing climate.
Advocating for the Plastic Bag Bill – House Bill 130
Plastic pollution is a hazard to public health, wildlife, and our environment. In April 2019, legislation was introduced in Delaware’s General Assembly that would cut back on the amount of plastic pollution by banning single use plastic bags. This bill, House Bill 130 (HB 130), restricts retailers…
Music at the Mill
Jun 13, Jul 11 & Aug 8
Abbott’s Mill Nature Center
Live music, Dogfish Head craft ales, food trucks, lawn games, and more.
Nature Fun and Food Truck Rally
Saturday, August 10
Ashland Nature Center
Enjoy food truck food and stroll to our Butterfly House & Hummingbird Haven.