DEEC aerial view of Visitor Center, Marsh Pond Loop, and Markell Trail

DEEC 10th Anniversary Festival and 5K

Join Delaware Nature Society and Riverfront Development Corporation at DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) 10th Anniversary Festival and 5K!

Sunday, October 13 at DuPont Environmental Education Center


5K Run/Walk

9am start time

Grab your sneakers and hit the Markell Trail this fall for a 5k Walk/Run through the beautiful Russell Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge. Proceeds benefit Delaware Nature Society’s environmental education programs for Wilmington community youth.

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Come to the DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) 10th Anniversary Festival and 5K on Wilmington's Riverfront. Photo by John HarrodFestival

9am – 2pm

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of DuPont Environmental Education Center, where city, river and marsh meet.

Presentations
11 am: Welcome at Hoots Hollow by Mayor Purzycki, DNREC Secretary Garvin, and other elected officials
12pm: DNREC trail ribbon cutting on Jack A. Markell Trail

Music in Hoots Hollow
9-10 am: Ed Dwornik
10-11 am: Ted Klein & Jann Glider
11:30-12:30 pm: Glenn Rill & It’s Never Too Late
12:30-1:30 pm: Ed Dwornik
1:30-2:30 pm: Ken Sharp & String Theory

Ongoing Activities
Pond Canoeing, Dip Netting & Water Exploration, Delaware Greenways Scavenger Hunt, Photography Exhibit, Children’s Crafts, Meet Live Animals, Borrow a Bike, Bird Banding

Food & Drink
Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales, Nude Foods, Wandering Chef, Gotta Lotta Gelata

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This event is part of the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River’s River Days program.

Thank you to our sponsors:

DuPont RDC Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River
Dogfish Head Artesian Water</a EDiSRK&K