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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
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Meet Me at the Marsh: John Dickinson Plantation
Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve for a chat with Anne Fenimore from the John Dickinson Plantation.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - The Future Scientist Sector
Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve as they host a mini-lesson on the life cycle of frogs for kids.
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - Books at Breakfast
Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve for a monthly environmental book discussion.
Monday, November 30, 2020 - Bingo on the Boardwalk: Estuaries Edition!
Join-in online to play “Bingo on the Boardwalk: Estuaries Edition.”