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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 pre-registration.
Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve
The Reserve offers free public programs throughout the year.
Registration is required for all programs. To register, contact the Reserve at 302-739-6377.
Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration.
September 19-26, 2020
National Estuaries Week
October 16, 2021
Blackbird Creek Fall Festival
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - Blackbird Creek Fall Festival (Canceled)
Join in a day of free family fun at the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival at the Blackbird Creek Reserve in Townsend. This event has been canceled for 2020.