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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.

2018 Blackbird Creek Fall Fest

Information & Registration

Rebecca Vermeesch
Asst. Education Coordinator
302.739.6377

Discover the Delaware Bay with us!

Free public programs for the Fall.

Registration is required for all programs. To register contact Rebecca Vermeesch at 302.739.6377.

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

Save the Date!

September 22, 2018
National Estuaries Day Celebration

October 20, 2018
Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Tree Planting at Blackbird Creek Reserve

Plant native trees to help our local environment.

Time: 9:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Canoe Trip on the Blackbird Creek

Join us for this great opportunity to appreciate the estuary on the water!

Time: 1:00 pm
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Marsh Walk at the St. Jones Reserve

Discover the estuary in a walk along the St. Jones boardwalk.

Time: 5:00 pm
Place: St. Jones Reserve

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Campfire at John Dickinson Plantation

DNERR is partnering with the John Dickinson Plantation to give you a campfire experience to remember!

Time: 7:00 pm
Place: John Dickinson Plantation

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Canoe Trip on the Blackbird Creek

Join us for this unique canoe experience, partnered with Delaware Wild Lands! 

Time: 9:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve



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