Come to our annual and special events for outdoor fun, delicious food, and exciting nature discoveries in Delaware – Greenville, Hockessin, Wilmington, and Milford.

Red Clay Valley Clean Up

Saturday, March 25, Ashland Nature Center

Help clean up our watershed’s roads. Perfect for individuals, families, or school/civic groups.

Register For Red Clay Clean Up

Middle Run Tree Planting

Saturday, April 1, Middle Run Preserve

Individuals, families, scouts, groups – dig holes, plant, cage, and water trees!

Photography by Christi Leeson

Register for Tree Planting

Annual Meeting

Monday, April 24, Ashland Nature Center

Meet our new leadership team and hear about our 2022 highlights and our plans for 2023! Details to follow.

Environmental Rally

Thursday, April 27, Legislative Hall, Dover

Come join our rally and speak out! Details to follow.

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Spring Native Plant Sale

Members: Friday, May 5
Public: Saturday, May 6
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Shop plants for a variety of growing conditions.

Photography by Joe Sebastiani

Native Plant Sale

Music at the Mill

2nd Thursdays: June 8, July 13 & August 10
Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Photography by Christi Leeson

Come by for our monthly Music at the Mill concert series. Enjoy food trucks, music, and a cash bar.

Music at the Mill

First Fridays at the Farm

1st Fridays: Jun 2, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, Coverdale Farm Preserve

Come enjoy live music, lawn games, food trucks, and shop The Market at Coverdale.

First Fridays at the Farm

Save The Date for Fall Events

Sep 16 – Farm to Fork

Sep 16 – Monarch Migration Celebration

Oct 7 – Fall Native Plant Sale

Oct 20-21 – Women’s Wellness Retreat

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Past Events

See videos from some of our recent past annual events. Be among the first to know when registration begins for all of our events – join our newsletter.

DEEC Festivals

Annually in Autumn
DuPont Environmental Education Center
1,000 gathered to celebrate the new walkable/bikeable Markell Trail connecting the Wilmington Riverfront and Historic New Castle. We celebrated with live music, live animals, beginner canoeing, outfitters, craft vendors, craft beer, and food trucks.

Farm to Fork

Annually in Autumn
Coverdale Farm Preserve
The view is spectacular at our annual Fundraising Dinner featuring food grown just feet from where you dine under a gorgeous sunset.