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

Visitor Center hours can fluctuate from the posted hours – please call ahead to confirm whether it will be open…

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Ashland Nature Center

Welcome to Scenic Ashland Nature Center Ashland Nature Center serves as Delaware Nature Society’s headquarters with 130 acres of woodlands,…

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Coverdale Farm Preserve

Market at Coverdale Farm is open for the season We look forward to your visit. View our market at visiting…

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DuPont Environmental Education Center

Where the City, River, and Marsh Meet DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) is located along the Christina River and on…

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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 and Slaughter Beach

Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve is a 108.91-acre tract of beautiful tidal saltmarsh with an accessible boardwalk. It is located west of…

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Middle Run Valley Natural Area Park

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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