Education and Outreach

Delaware Coastal Programs offers a variety of volunteer, educational, and recreational opportunities at the two research reserve sites that make up the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR).


Maggie Pletta
Education Coordinator

St. Jones River Canoe Trip

For Kids and Families

The Reserve offers a variety of fun and educational activities for children and adults on Reserve property and along the Delaware Bayshore. All activities are free. Most require preregistration.

School Programs

The Reserve provides wonderful field trip and classroom outreach opportunities for teachers and their students!

Resources for Teachers

The Reserve offers a variety of Teacher Professional Development opportunities every year for teachers from all around the Delaware Bay.

Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved in your community and your estuary when you volunteer with the Reserve. The Reserve offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for adults and high school students throughout each year at each of its two locations.