Drop-in Activities

See Full Program CalendarNo need to register for these free and low-cost nature programs and activities – just stop on by and discover nature with us!


Free! Lunch With Live Animals

Saturdays, noon – 12:30pm
Join us as we feed our animals. Learn fun facts like what they eat and how they eat it. No pre-registration required. Just show up!
Cost: Free
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family


Free! Meet Marsh Animals

Saturdays & Sundays: 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Take a stroll with binoculars and one of our Teacher/Naturalists to look for animals in the refuge and see our live animal collection.
No pre-registration required. Just show up!
Cost: Free
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family


Free! Netting In The Marsh

Saturdays and Sundays: 2 – 2:45 pm
Explore the marsh using nets and more! See how many animals and insects you can catch and identify.
No pre-registration required. Just show up!
Cost: Free
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: Family


Free For Members! Running Of The Mill

Every 3rd Saturday of the month May – Nov, 2 – 3:30 pm.
Take a guided tour of historic Abbott’s Mill. Learn about the unique history of the mill, dating back to 1795. Experience the rush of the water through the turbine and feel the rumble of the mill stones. Led by Stephen Childers
No pre-registration required. Just show up!
Members: Free, Non-members: $5 adults, $3 children
at: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center
age: Adult, Teen, Family