Delaware Nature Society Annual Reports Annual Report 2013 | Page 16

Our locations Delaware Nature Society is a non-profit membership organization which fosters understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the natural world through education and experience. We focus on ecological preservation, stewardship and conservation of our area’s natural resources. Our programs are open to Delaware Nature Society Members and the general public. Abbott’s Mill Nature Center 15411 Abbott’s Pond Road, Milford, DE 19963 | 302.422.0847 Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, with its preserved working mill, is owned by Delaware’s Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and operated by Delaware Nature Society. Part of the 313-acre Milford Millponds Nature Preserve, this diverse property supports a variety of forested, field and wetland habitats. Hiking trails, boardwalks and teaching stations provide unique education opportunities discovering the natural wonders of southern Delaware. Coverdale Farm Preserve 543 Way Road, Greenville, DE 19807 | 302.239.2334 The Coverdale Farm Preserve is a 352-acre property that encompasses an 18th-century stone bank barn, pastures, fields, idyllic ponds and woodlands and panoramic views of rolling countryside. School students and participants in seasonal programs learn about the farm cycle of life and our dependence upon soil, water, plants and animals for survival. Coverdale hosts the annual Native Plant Sale, Harvest Moon Festival and Farm to Fork and is the location for the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin, DE 19707 | Mail: PO Box 700 | 302.239.2334 Ashland Nature Center serves as Delaware Nature Society’s headquarters. The site is open to the public year-round and offers seasonal programs for all ages. Ashland Nature Center features an overnight lodge for school and public groups, a seasonal butterfly house, hawk watch, picnic area and four self-guided trails on 130 acres. DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) at the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge on the Riverfront 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801 | 302.656.1490 Delaware Nature Society operates Dupont Environmental Education Center, showcasing the meeting of city, river and marsh. Dupont Environmental Education Center is on the edge of the 212-acre refuge that adjoins the tidal Christina River. The facility is open to the public year-round and features indoor and outdoor exhibits and a boardwalk that extends into the marsh. Our other preserves and pr ogramming locations include: Bucktoe Creek Preserve | 432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311 | 302.239.2334 Flint Woods Preserve | 350 Twaddell Mill Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 | 302.239.2334 Buena Vista much more to Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720 at 302.239.2334 There’s so | 661 S Dupont discover. Learn more | 16 > or call us 302.239.2334. Cooch Dayett-Mills | 904 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702 | 302.239.2334