Nature Centers and Preserves

Delaware Nature Society owns and/or manages these nature centers and nature preserves to create excellent wildlife habitats and support environmental education. These lands are models in our region for conservation management techniques.


Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Abbott’s Mill Nature Center features beautiful trails that take the visitor through a lush deciduous and Atlantic White Cedar woodlands….

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Ashland Nature Center

Ashland Nature Center serves as Delaware Nature Society’s headquarters with 130 acres of woodlands, meadows, marsh, the scenic Red Clay…

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Coverdale Farm Preserve

The 377-acre Coverdale Farm Preserve is comprised of 200 acres of Nature Preserve that is managed to conserve and enhance…

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DuPont Environmental Education Center

Located along the Christina River and on the edge of the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge, DuPont Environmental Education…

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Bucktoe Creek Preserve

Bucktoe Creek Preserve is a 297-acre privately-owned natural area located near Kennett Square, in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The preserve is…

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Flint Woods Preserve

The Flint Woods Preserve features the largest remaining old growth hardwood forest in Delaware. The area provides critical woodland habitat…

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Isaacs Tract

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of an Atlantic white cedar swamp. Search for Red-shouldered Hawk, Wood Duck, Barred…

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Isaacs-Greene Preserve

Isaacs-Greene Preserve, a tract of the Milford Millponds Nature Preserve, consists primarily of Atlantic Coastal Plain palustrine woodlands along the…

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Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve

Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve is a 108.91-acre tract of beautiful tidal saltmarsh west of the Town of Slaughter Beach. The Preserve’s…

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Middle Run Natural Area

Discover this beautiful 860-acre New Castle County-owned park that Delaware Nature Society manages to benefit biodiversity. Our Middle Run Valley…

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