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The Aquatic Resource Education Center (AREC)

The Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC), located on the scenic Delaware Bay marshlands in the Woodland Beach Wildlife Area east of Smyrna, offers a wealth of wetland education materials for Delaware teachers. This includes wetland education materials, salt-marsh ecology field trips, school outreach programs on a variety of topics, youth fishing programs, schoolyard habitat workshops, the Adopt-a-Wetland Program, and various other programs of an aquatic education nature. 

Programs and Materials Offered 

Eco-Explorers (salt-marsh ecology field trips)

Wetland Education Resources (WADE, Powerpoints, Worskshops)

Adopt-A-Wetland (volunteer based wetland conservation)

 Dip netting



Aquatic Resources Education Center
4876 Hay Point Landing Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 735-8689  

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