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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 pre-registration.

Family Canoeing

Information and Registration

Discover the Delaware Bay with us!

The Reserve offers free public programs throughout the year. Registration is required for all programs. To register, contact the Reserve at 302-739-6377 or follow the registration link listed on the event page listed below.

Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - Fall Hike at Blackbird Creek

Join a fall hike at Blackbird Creek Reserve.

Time: 5:00 pm
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve

Saturday, October 15, 2022 - Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Join in a day of free family fun at the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival at the Blackbird Creek Reserve in Townsend.

Time: 10:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - Virtual Book Club – The Thing with Feathers

Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve for an environmental book discussion.

Time: 6:00 pm
Place:

Join a tree planting and help with the restoration of the Blackbird Creek Reserve.

Time: 10:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve

Saturday, December 3, 2022 - Winter Tree Workshop

Learn all about native trees and how to differentiate them in a winter tree workshop at the Blackbird Creek Reserve.

Time: 11:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve



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