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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
Monday, November 30, 2020 - Bingo on the Boardwalk: Estuaries Edition!
Join-in online to play “Bingo on the Boardwalk: Estuaries Edition.”
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - Art in the Estuary: Holly-Day Art
Join DNERR virtually as they host an arts and crafts corner.
Saturday, December 12, 2020 - Winter Workshop: Tree Identification
Join DNERR as we lead a two-hour tree identifying workshop at the Blackbird Creek Reserve.
Sunday, December 20, 2020 - The Future Scientist Sector: Ice and Snow
Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve as they host a mini-lesson on what happens to water in the cold.
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - Books at Breakfast: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve for a monthly environmental book discussion.